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Detailed release of staff data reveals that education departments have the highest proportions of female academics, with engineering and technology having the lowest proportion.
6.7% of young UK full-time first degree entrants in 2018/19 did not continue past their first year. 11.1% were projected to leave higher education without a qualification.
90.1% of young UK full-time first degree entrants came from state schools – a proportion that has remained almost unchanged for the last five years.
With the prospect of our traditional live training delivery fading away, we need a new, fresh approach to ensure we provide the HE sector with the highest quality training, but in the most flexible way. To achieve that, we have made a few changes to improve the accessibility and quality of our products.
Detailed open data released by HESA reveals that over a quarter of UK domicile students in higher education are from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds.
The first release of HESA student data for the 2019/20 academic year shows an increase in overall student numbers with most of the growth due to non-UK domiciled entrants.
The first release of HESA staff data for the 2019/20 academic year reveals the demographic make-up of staff in UK higher education, and the details of their employment contracts.
Having recently closed the second cycle of Graduate Outcomes, we wanted to pause to reflect on the progress that has been made in the collection of this important data set. With increasing demand for online survey participation and a growing sense of respondent fatigue, we anticipated an adverse impact on the survey’s response rates. However, these fears have since been allayed by a growth in the overall response rate achieved by the close of the collection year.