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  • 1999/2000 Finance Plus CD Rom released by HESA

    Press Officer

    HE Finance Plus 1999/2000 is released today by HESA. As the official body responsible for the collection and publication of statistical data about higher education, the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) is able to provide comprehensive and highly detailed information about many aspects of the UK higher education sector.

    HE Finance Plus contains the full finance statistics returns provided to HESA from UK higher education institutions, including detailed income and expenditure analyses and balance sheet information.

  • Student enrolments on higher education courses at publicly funded higher education institutions in the United Kingdom for the academic year 2000/01

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), in collaboration with Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) statisticians. It provides provisional estimates of the numbers of student enrolments on higher education (HE) courses at higher education institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom (UK), for the academic year 2000/2001. Also included are provisional estimates of the numbers of HE enrolments in further education colleges (FECs) in the UK for 1999/2000, the latest available year.

  • 1999/2000 Higher education student data published by HESA

    Press Officer

    Students in Higher Education Institutions 1999/2000 is published today by HESA. The volume contains detailed statistical information about the student body of the UK higher education sector.

    Figures from this latest HESA publication show 1,856,330 students following HE level programmes at 169 publicly funded UK HE institutions in 1999/2000. 63.5% of these were following full-time or sandwich programmes and 78.0% were studying at undergraduate level. A total of 906,480 full-time first degree students made up 48.8% of the recorded HE student population.

  • First destinations of higher education students in the United Kingdom for the academic year 1999/2000

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), in collaboration with Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) statisticians. It provides details of the first destinations of students obtaining higher education (HE) qualifications in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the whole of the United Kingdom (UK) during the academic year 1999/00. In addition, summary data for previous academic years from 1994/95 onwards are included for comparative purposes.

  • Qualifications obtained by and examination results of higher education students at higher education institutions in the United Kingdom for the academic year 1999/2000

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in collaboration with Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) statisticians. It provides provisional details of qualifications obtained by and examination results of higher education (HE) students at HE institutions (HEIs) in the United Kingdom for the academic year 1999/00.

  • A profile of the UK higher education sector 1998/99

    Press Officer

    The Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in conjunction with the Department for Education and Employment (DfEE), today releases the publication Higher Education Statistics for the United Kingdom 1998/99. The volume provides a quantitative overview of the UK higher education (HE) sector in 1998/99, drawing together information from various sources concerning students of HE institutions, applicants, staffing, finance, student support and other aspects of HE provision.

    Figures for 1998/99 show that in this academic year there was a total of 2,081,664 enrolments on courses leading to HE qualifications and credits, 235,907 of which were at further education (FE) institutions. There were just over a million full-time students studying first degrees in HE and FE institutions. A total of 446,942 students obtained HE qualifications in 1998/99. By the end of 1999, 66.0% of leavers within the first destinations survey reported employment as their main activity. The sector had a total income of £12.1 billion and an academic workforce of 131,136.

  • HESA publishes first destinations data 1998/99

    Press Officer

    The fifth annual publication of the reference volume First Destinations of Students Leaving Higher Education Institutions 1998/99 is released today by HESA.

    According to these most recent statistics available from HESA, 66% of higher education qualifiers whose destination was known entered employment in 1999, compared with 63% in 1998. A further 20% were continuing their education or training. The proportion of leavers assumed unemployed remained at 5%. Of the 158,521 UK domiciled qualifiers who entered employment, 36% were employed in ‘professional occupations’.

  • Professor Robin Sibson appointed as new Chief Executive of HESA

    Press Officer

    Professor Robin Sibson - currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Kent at Canterbury - will become the new Chief Executive of the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) after its first Chief Executive, Brian Ramsden, retires.

  • First destinations of higher education students in the United Kingdom for the academic year 1998/99

    This Statistical First Release (SFR) has been produced by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in collaboration with Department for Education and Employment (DfEE) statisticians. It provides details of the first destinations of students obtaining higher education (HE) qualifications in higher education institutions (HEIs) in the whole of the United Kingdom (UK) during the academic year 1998/99. In addition, summary data for previous academic years from 1994/95 onwards are included for comparative purposes.

  • 1998/99 HE Finance and Staff figures published

    Press Officer

    Resources of Higher Education Institutions 1998/99 is published today by HESA. The volume contains detailed statistical information about the institutional finances and academic staff of the UK HE sector.

    Figures from this latest HESA publication show the total income of institutions amounted to £12.1 billion (a rise of 4.1%), compared to £11.6 billion in the previous year. Income from research grants & contracts grew by 5.8% to £1.8 billion, with research councils remaining the largest providers of this income by increasing their funding by 4.9% for 1998/99. The total income for academic fees & support grants decreased this year from £2.8 billion in 1997/98 to £2.7 billion, a fall of 4.5%. However, changes in tuition fee arrangements in 1998/99 have resulted in a shift of income from this category to income from the higher education funding councils, which increased by 9.0% (£404 million). Other operating income increased by 5.0% to produce a total of £2.4 billion.

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