HESA Subscriptions 2014/15

Higher Education Institutions

Publicly funded higher education institutions are required to subscribe to HESA as a full subscriber in accordance with the requirements of their respective public funding bodies.

The HESA subscription fee comprises a provider charge and a rate per student (per capita fee).

From 2014/15 the provider charge will be determined by the following bands of student numbers. The count of students for the 2014/15 subscription is taken from the population returned to HESA from the 2012/13 Student Record Collection (C12051).

Student Number range

Applicable HEP Band Rate
£

1

1,000

2,400

1,001

5,000

2,700

5,001

10,000

3,000

10,001

15,000

3,300

15,001

20,000

3,600

20,001

25,000

3,900

25,001

30,000

4,200

30,001

35,000

4,500

35,001

40,000

4,800

40,001

 

5,100

The per capita fee for 2014/15 is £1.60.

In addition those higher education institutions which have offshore students, registered at their UK Institution and returned to HESA as a subset of the Aggregate Offshore collection will pay £0.80 per student, with the total fee chargeable being capped at £6,000 for 2014/15.

Should you have any queries regarding HESA subscription rates contact the finance team finance@hesa.ac.uk


Alternative Providers

The HESA subscription fee for Alternative Providers comprises a provider charge and a rate per student (per capita fee).

Submission of timely and accurate data is essential for HESA to operate effectively. For all new subscribers submitting student data to HESA an induction to HESA is required and an additional fee of £700 plus VAT will be added to the subscription rate charged below.

Subscription Type

Data Collection Requirements

Subscription Fee 2014/15

AP Designated AP Applicable HEP Band Rate plus £1.44 per student instance of students returned to HESA

(£1.44 = 90% of the full student rate of £1.60, as determined by the Board in February)
AP UNISTATS AP, KIS, DLHE, LDLHE
AP Designated & UNISTATS AP, KIS, DLHE, LDLHE

AP Full Subscriber

As agreed by HESA and the Provider:

Student, Staff, IP, DLHE, Finance, AOR, KIS,
HEBCI
LDLHE
ITT
EMR

Applicable HEP Band Rate plus £1.60 per student instance and £0.80 per Student for Aggregate Offshore Students returned to HESA

HEP Band Rates

Band Number Student Number Bands
(i.e. number of students returned to HESA)
Applicable HEP Band Rate
£
1

1

1,000

2,400

2

1,001

5,000

2,700

3

5,001

10,000

3,000

4

10,001

15,000

3,300

5

15,001

20,000

3,600

6

20,001

25,000

3,900

7

25,001

30,000

4,200

8

30,001

35,000

4,500

9

35,001

40,000

4,800

10

40,001



5,100


VAT

We are in the process of consulting with HMRC to obtain a ruling on the liability of the AP Subscriptions and Induction fees. In the meantime all fees quoted are plus VAT. Should HMRC agree with the advice we have obtained and refund the VAT paid by your organisation in respect of its Subscription to HESA this will subsequently be refunded to your organisation. 

Should you have any queries regarding HESA subscription rates contact the finance team finance@hesa.ac.uk