Consultation Hub

Welcome to Citizen Space. This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you.

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Open Consultations

  • HE-BCI evidence gathering survey

    This survey is a part of HESA’s review of the Higher Education – Business and Community Interactions (HE-BCI) survey. Its purpose is to gather information about current practices for the recording and use of data about knowledge exchange (KE) and related activities. This builds on a wide range of...

    Closes 29 January 2024

Closed Consultations

  • Staff review: evidence gathering survey

    The launch of this major review allows us to take stock of the changes which have occurred in the decade since the last major review of the Staff record, to assess their impact, and to determine the extent to which the Staff record as it now stands meets the needs of our users. Since the...

    Closed 13 October 2023

  • AOR major review and Student record expansion Scotland and Northern Ireland

    The purpose of this consultation is to gather feedback on proposed amendments relating to the collection of data on transnational education (TNE) students in Northern Ireland and Scotland. These include measures to fill the current gap in our knowledge of these students, for example, in relation to...

    Closed 6 September 2023

  • AOR major review and Student record expansion England and Wales

    This consultation makes proposals which aim to ensure that HESA and our Statutory Customers have the necessary data to perform our functions in respect of students studying in transnational education (TNE) and through partnership arrangements. It proposes changes to data collection approaches for...

    Closed 24 August 2023

  • Provider training needs survey (Estates Management record C21042)

    Welcome to our provider training needs survey for the Estates Management record. This survey aims to understand which parts of the HESA collection cycle are the most challenging and why, and whether our existing training products can be improved, or launch new courses to support your needs...

    Closed 14 August 2023

  • Incorporating the ITT record into the 2024/25 Student record

    The Initial Teacher Training (ITT) record will be moving to join the main Student record from 2024/25. The requirements for data collection of students on teacher training courses (leading to Qualified Teacher Status (QTS)) won’t be changing – though in some cases reduced – but will require...

    Closed 14 July 2023