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Your training needs: what we've learnt from our Winter 2023 surveys
Find out about the latest training and how we're developing our training programmeBlog
HESA Data Platform and Student 22056: your quick-start guide
The 22056 Student record will be the first data collection live on the HESA Data Platform (HDP).Blog
The HE-BCI major review: defining future data
January 2023 marked one year since the reignition of the HE-BCI major review. Over the past 12 months we have worked to define the shape of the future data requirements for Knowledge Exchange.Blog
National Careers Week: Career trends of graduates from the class of 2019/20
What do we know about graduates and their chosen career paths? And how can we use data to help graduates and future students? These questions are at the heart of the Graduate Outcomes survey.Blog
New data tables show UK student domicile by local authority
On Tuesday 28 February 2023 we published two new data tables showing where UK domiciled students lived before starting higher education, broken down by Local Area/Unitary Authority (LAUA).
Higher Education Staff Data 2021/22
The number of academic staff employed at UK higher education providers grew by 4% in 2021/22, matching the 4% rise in the number of students. The number of EU nationality academic staff fell by 1% while the number of non-EU nationality staff grew by 9%.
Parental education data: Can we ever know why students might respond ‘I don’t know’?
HESA researchers explore whether family composition may be a factor that explains why some students respond with ‘I don’t know’ when asked about the qualifications attained by their parents in the UCAS form.
Parental education data: Why students might respond ‘I don’t know’
The latest HESA research shows students living in areas with a higher proportion of lone parent families are less likely to know if any parent has higher education qualifications.
Higher Education Student Data 2021/22
More first year students in 2021/22 were from Nigeria than from the European Union. Detailed data from HESA show the changing makeup of the UK student population.