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An Introduction to the Discover Uni record (C24061)

This CPD-accredited course provides an introduction to the Discover Uni Record (formerly the Unistats Record). This course is ideal for colleagues who are new to Discover Uni and will cover key data items, HESA validation, submission and the onward use of Discover Uni data.

Learning objectives

  • Describe Discover Uni data requirements
  • Define the data items within the Discover Uni record
  • Employ HESA systems to validate and process data
  • Interpret data quality outputs
  • Recognise how data is used for publications and onward use.

Upon successful completion you will receive a CPD certificate for your records. For us to be able to issue you with a certificate please ensure the name you log in with, and that which is connected to your e-learning account, is your full name.

This CPD activity equates to 1.5 CPD hours.

This course was updated on 8 May 2024 (coding manual version 1.1)

Privacy statement

The software that we use for our short-courses is provided by Easygenerator. To complete our short-courses you will need to provide some personal information (name and email address), this will allow you to take a break and return to the course in your own time. Only HESA staff will have access to your personal information, and we will only use this information to administer and monitor the use of our courses.

Please see the HESA Privacy information page for more information on how we process personal data.