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HESA Identity System (IDS): User guide

The HESA Identity System (IDS) enables users to have a single account to access our Data Collection System, Issue Management System data quality database, Graduate Outcomes portal and (or) Heidi Plus.
From Spring 2022, users of IDS and any of the systems it governs will need to set up Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) on their account. MFA support materials can be found below.
This guide includes support on:
IDS works across most modern browsers. It is not compatible with Internet Explorer (IE) 7 or subsequent versions of IE being run in compatibility mode.
Please note that you must accept the roles you are invited to in IDS in order to receive vital notifications from us.

Access the HESA Identity System (IDS)