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Heidi Plus latest HE league tables from The Guardian

HESA and Jisc have published the latest interactive dashboards drawn from The Guardian higher education league tables.

HESA and Jisc collaborate with The Guardian and The Sunday Times to produce interactive HE league table dashboards

HESA and Jisc have developed an agreement with both The Guardian and The Times/Sunday Times to publish interactive dashboards of rankings and measures drawn from their higher education league tables.

HESA Data-Viz Expert's Work Selected for United Nations

Neil Richards, one of HESA’s data visualisation experts, has had work selected for a prestigious project for the United Nations.

Launch of New Heidi Plus Community Dashboards

Neil Richards, Business Intelligence Specialist at HESA, outlines the benefits of the latest HESA/Jisc Community Dashboards within Heidi Plus, which combine the collaborative expertise of HE professionals with HESA and other HE sector data, and the very latest visualisation technology, to bring invaluable sector insight to HESA subscribers and Jisc members.

Reforming higher education in Albania

HESA’s expertise in data and analysis is recognised around the world. Last week our Chief Executive Paul Clark spent three days in Albania discussing reform of their higher education sector and advising the government on implementing a new data-driven system.  

Heidi Plus BI system launched

Today, 30 November 2015, the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) launches Heidi Plus, the new business intelligence service for the UK Higher Education sector. Heidi Plus is the result of a joint project between us and Jisc to boost the business intelligence capability of UK HE providers. The service provides access to extensive data and the latest visualisation technology to promote efficient decision making in HE.

HESA release heidi 2.0

The Higher Education Statistics Agency today announced the release of a major update to its web-based information system heidi 2.0. heidi (the higher education database for institutions) makes a wealth of management information available to managers, planners, administrators and academics at HE institutions in the UK.

HESA, the not-for-profit sector-owned agency with responsibility for collecting and disseminating HE statistics, developed heidi in collaboration with the University of Leeds and the British Universities Finance Directors Group (BUFDG). The initial project received financial backing from HEFCE's Leadership, Governance and Management fund to the tune of £322k, the largest grant ever made from the fund. heidi now contains data from sources including HESA, UCAS, the Training and Development Agency for Schools, the National Student Survey and Estates Management Statistics.

Backing for new HE management information tool

A new web based management information tool is set to reduce the burden on higher education institutions of extracting and manipulating data for planning and reporting purposes.