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Our new open data champions will lead the way in widening access to our datasets. They’ll work closely with you, as sector colleagues, to refine and implement agreed plans. And as these plans are rolled out, they’ll support you to make the most of our data in its new open format.
Degree Apprenticeships are set to grow substantially in the next few years. We have been working to streamline the process of submitting apprenticeship student data in order to reduce the burden on HE providers.
The final version of the Collection Design Project, Version 3, has now been published at https://www.hesa.ac.uk/innovation/data-futures/collection-design/version-three.
After this phase the model will move into the Detailed Design Phase of the Data Futures programme.
Proportions of science students and disabled students rise, while proportions of older and part-time students fall. HESA publications Students in Higher Education 2015/16 and Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 2015/16 provide information on personal characteristics and study activities of students in the UK.
Higher education undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained at alternative providers in England 2015/16
This Statistical First Release (SFR) provides details of undergraduate student enrolments and qualifications obtained at APs in England that have successfully completed the designation process for the academic year 2015/16.
This UK Performance Indicators release focuses on participation rates among those from underrepresented backgrounds and those in receipt of disabled students’ allowance (DSA).
Today we publish our Open Data Strategy 2017-2021. The strategy has been developed following a public consultation, the results of which strongly endorsed our aim to publish as much of our data as possible as open data by 2021. The strategy document details the key actions and timescales that will ensure we achieve that aim.
The Review of Sector Agencies carried out by Universities UK and GuildHE acknowledges the importance of reliable data in providing assurance and accountability to stakeholders, and the valuable role that HESA plays in providing this.
Just under 100 Alternative Providers submitted their AP Student return for the 2015/16 reporting year. We recently asked those submitting Alternative Providers to complete a post-collection survey so that we could hear your feedback and better understand how the process was from your perspective. This blog explores some of the responses.
The first release of staff data for the academic year 2015/16 shows that 410,130 staff were employed in the HE sector of whom 201,380 (49%) were academic staff. 17% of academic staff were EU nationals and 12% had a non-EU nationality. 24% of professors were female.