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Heidi Plus: Higher education business intelligence

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Heidi Plus helps staff from UK higher education (HE) providers, alternative HE providers, and not-for-profits:

  • harness powerful insights from HE data
  • make the most of information on universities and HE colleges, their students, graduates, staff, finances, estates, and more
  • easily create data visualisations and dashboards to inform planning.

Heidi Plus replaced Heidi in April 2017.

Drag-and-drop visualisations and dashboards

The intuitive drag-and-drop software is easy to use - it takes minutes to create interactive visualisations and dashboards to reveal the insights you need. You can create competitor groups to benchmark against and choose from different metrics and filters to suit your needs. You’ll also find ready-made dashboards to help you plan around sector challenges.

Make the most of reliable information - quality-assured by our data specialists.

Extensive and time-series HE data

Heidi Plus provides access to extensive and current UK HE data. It includes up to 10 years of the most recent data, updated on a regular basis, so you can rest assured that you’re gaining the newest insights to inform your decisions. 

Find out if your organisation subscribes – enquire now 

Heidi Plus for alternative HE providers

World-leading software - anytime, anywhere

Heidi Plus is delivered through Tableau Server – a five-times Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader (2017) for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms. You can access data from wherever you are and extend licences across your organisation to support an integrated approach to your business intelligence.

Ready-made Community Dashboards to inform planning

HESA has launched Community Dashboards, a new service within Heidi Plus that enables the higher education (HE) sector to access interactive visualisations of HE data, based on original concepts from Jisc’s Analytics Labs.

Example Heidi Plus Community Dashboard map and scatter graph chart

Jisc’s Analytics Labs, brings together a range of staff from HE, drawing on their strengths and experiences, to provide business intelligence for current questions and planning.  The initiative enables data visualisations to be developed by the UK HE sector, for the sector.

The first Community Dashboards cover topics such as student recruitment, destination of leavers, postgraduate research analysis, and identifying new benchmarking groups – all produced with striking graphics.

Go to the Community Dashboards launch blog

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Ongoing training and support

Our regular Heidi Plus Essentials and Advanced training courses will equip you with the skills you need to use Heidi Plus. We also have a dedicated Heidi Plus support team who can answer queries you have as you go along. 

Packages and pricing

Check out our FAQs to find out more about the three packages we offer, different licence types and costs.

We know you'll still have questions. So get in touch today and we'll talk you through whatever you want to know and can also provide a Heidi Plus demo.

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