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This section contains an overview of the HESES10 process, a guide for those unfamiliar with HESES and a summary of changes and clarifications since HESES09.

  • Executive summary
  • Outline timetable for HESES10 return and 2011-12 funding round
  • The HESES10 survey and data used for funding purposes
  • Queries and further information
  • HESES contacts at institutions
  • Data preparation and submission
  • Data verification
  • Sign-off of HESES10 data
  • Outline process for the 2011-12 funding round
  • Audit
  • Annex A HESES10: Getting started
  • Annex B Summary of changes and clarifications since HESES09
  • Annex C   Sample tables
  • Annex D   Table and column descriptions
  • Annex E   When the tables have been completed
  • Annex F   The HESES10 student population
  • Annex G   Recognised HE courses
  • Annex H   Counting student activity
  • Annex I   Completion and non-completion
  • Annex J   Full-time equivalence for part-time years of instance
  • Annex K   Residential and funding status
  • Annex L   Price groups
  • Annex M   Mode of study
  • Annex N   Level of study
  • Annex O   Long years of study
  • Annex P   Fee categories in Table 4 
  • Annex Q   List of abbreviations
  • Annex R   Index

The appendices contain detailed technical information.

  • Appendix 1   Links between HESA and HESES data
  • Appendix 2   Validation of HESES data
  • Appendix 3   Guidance on grant adjustment tables and related worksheets
  • Appendix 4   Verification checks on HESES10 data 

Date: 1 October 2010

Ref: HEFCE 2010/26

To: Heads of universities in Northern Ireland, Heads of HEFCE-funded higher education institutions

Of interest to those
responsible for:

Student data, Funding

Enquiries should be directed to:

Paresh Prema, tel 0117 931 7314, e-mail