This section is an introduction and overview of the DLHE record collection.
- Introduction - Background information relating to the collection
- Data protection guidance - Information about how Data Protection legislation affects the processing of Student data by HESA
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This section contains information about the record specification.
- Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
- Data items required for valid response - A list of the data items that are required for a valid response and the data items that are to be asked of third parties
- Data model - Description of the entities included in the record and the relationship between them
- Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
- File structure - Description of the physical structure of the record
- C14018.xsd - Schema for the structure of the XML file
- C14018DataTypes.xsd - Schema for the data types used in the XML file
- C14018CodeLists.xsd - Schema for the valid codes for use in the XML file
This section contains additional information to assist in understanding and compiling the return.
Information specific to the collection
This section contains questionnaires as well as the text for covering letters and emails, to provide HEPs with the necessary tools for undertaking the survey.
- Logo for the DLHE survey - Area containing the logo for the survey, available in English and Welsh
- Questionnaires - Area containing both the April and January versions of the questionnaires, available in English and Welsh
- Text for covering letters and emails - Area containing both the April and January versions of the text for covering letters and emails, available in English and Welsh
Submission process and quality assurance
This section contains information relating to the data submission process together with tools to assist in data quality assurance.
HESA statistical output
We produce a range of statistical outputs for public, academic and commercial use.
Our outputs range from free statistics, available via our annual publication introductions and Free stats online web pages where you will find many facts and figures in text, tables and chart formats.
More detailed statistics can be obtained from purchasing the full annual publications or via our Bespoke Data Service.
heidi is a web-based management information service that provides easy access to a rich source of quantitative data about higher education.
Related news items
This section contains news bulletins relating to this record collection.