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HE-BCI major review

As announced in 2019 at the National Centre for Universities and Business (NCUB) Annual Conference and the PraxisAuril conference, HESA are pleased to confirm that we will be conducting a major review of the Higher Education – Business and Community Interaction Collection (HE-BCI).

HESA’s project mandate provides the background and requirements for a major review to the collection:

HE-BCI major review project mandate (PDF)

Review objectives

•    To undertake an investigation that meets the goal of specifying users’ needs for data on interactions between the HE sector, and the businesses and communities they work with, identifying output objectives, concepts of interest, and availability of data; starting in summer 2019.
•    To run consultations and working groups aimed at understanding and confirming user needs.
•    To produce a business case for the Design and Build of new or improved data collection/ingestion instruments along with associated processing, analysis and dissemination plans by the end of the 2019/20 academic year.

Initial review timeline

HE-BCI activity timeline

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