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Keeping track: Can linking higher education records tell us anything about the quality of parental education data?
First-in-family data has been the subject of discussion within the sector over the past year. In this piece, HESA assess the quality of the parental education information we collect.
Introductory webinars: the end of a series and the start of an era
Research comparing the answers provided by survey respondents about further and interim study with data from the HESA Student record.
Annual first release of graduate outcomes data for 2019/20.
The majority of Graduate Outcomes survey respondents graduated in summer 2020 as restrictions were easing from the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. These cohorts were surveyed in Autumn 2021 when case numbers were high and the vaccination programme underway.
Results of the third annual Graduate Outcomes survey show that 89% of graduates who responded were in some form of work or further study.
The DfE has launched a consultation regarding the potential voluntary de-designation of HESA as the Designated Data Body.
The Higher Education - Business and Community Interaction (HE-BCI) survey shows 4,528 new spin-off and start-up companies were founded by graduates in 2020/21, a rise of 16% from the 2019/20 figure.
Lead Policy & Research Analyst, Hannah Browne, shares a new blog on where we are with the HE-BCI major review, including the six priority areas that will focus the review and how we've worked to outline and define the features of knowledge exchange.
The Office for Students has launched a consultation with the higher education sector to determine the suitability of Jisc as the next designated data body (DDB).