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  • What does the Data Matters Conference offer data experts?

    Guest Blogger

    “Data experts will find that there is a lot to excite them at the Data Matters conference,” says Marieke Guy, Data Analyst in the QAA Evaluation and Analytics Team, and who is leading the workshop Trendspotting; helping you to make sense of large information sources at the one-day event on 3 November 2017.

  • HESA Impact Report highlights changes to data landscape

    Press Officer

    HESA’s Impact Report for 2017 sets out the agency’s work to adapt its services for the future during a period of rapid change in UK higher education.

  • HESA applies to be designated data body for OfS

    Press Officer

    HESA has today submitted its expression of interest to become the designated body for higher education information in England.


  • Launch of New Heidi Plus Community Dashboards

    Neil Richards

    Neil Richards

    Business Intelligence Specialist

    Neil Richards, Business Intelligence Specialist at HESA, outlines the benefits of the latest HESA/Jisc Community Dashboards within Heidi Plus, which combine the collaborative expertise of HE professionals with HESA and other HE sector data, and the very latest visualisation technology, to bring invaluable sector insight to HESA subscribers and Jisc members.

  • Collection Governance Consultation: your feedback

    Alex Leigh

    Alex Leigh


    Alex Leigh discusses opening thoughts and thanks for the feedback from the initial consultation marking the launch of Collection Governance project

  • No detail too small: Defining the Graduate Outcomes collection

    Matt Barnard

    Matt Barnard

    Data Policy & Governance Analyst

    We are currently working to develop our newest collection - Graduate Outcomes. This blog provides an update on our progress over the last two months in defining the data specification and survey brand.

  • Recent UK Graduates Now Working in 173 Countries

    Joe Macari-Information Analyst

    Joe Macari

    Information Analyst

    Following the release of the DLHE survey, Information Analyst Joe Macari looks at the destinations of UK-domiciled graduates – which reveals that 2015/16 graduates from UK higher education providers are working in 173 of the world’s 195 countries.

  • Lost in France: Negotiating Data Submission Maps and Language

    Daniel Kidd

    Dan Kidd

    Head of Training & Consultancy

    With higher education providers preparing to submit data to HESA over the next few weeks, HESA’s Head of Training & Consultancy, Dan Kidd, offers advice on how to make the process considerably less painful than negotiating French town planning . . .

  • Data Futures readiness survey

    Melanie Ross

    Communication Officer, Data Futures

    We recently carried out the Data Futures readiness survey to help us learn more about how providers are preparing for in-year collection, and how we can best inform and update them. We received 138 responses, providing us with vital feedback that will ensure we can address queries from providers now as we head into the Alpha pilot and towards implementation and transition.

  • Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Longitudinal survey


    The Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Longitudinal survey captures information about the activities and perspectives of graduates three and a half years after they completed their studies. Our report analyses the 107,340 responses we received to the winter 2016/17 survey which contacted 2012/13 leavers.

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