Year: 2020

W20/33HE: The National Student Survey 2021

This circular sets out the arrangements for NSS 2021 and the action required from all participating universities, colleges and other higher education providers by 27 November 2020. Providers are asked to: provide up-to-date contact details submit survey options, including start week, optional bank questions and provider-specific questions check the sample list of students to be […]

W20/32HE: Covid-19: additional financial support for higher education

This circular provides information on how HEFCW will allocate additional funding from the Welsh Government. This funding is for universities in Wales, and focuses on the particular challenges faced by students during the current Covid-19 pandemic. The funding is to be spent by the end of the 2020-21 financial year. We will monitor the use […]

W20/30HE: Higher Education Data Requirements 2020/21

This circular informs higher education providers of the higher education data used to calculate funding allocations; to monitor National Measures; to monitor equality and diversity; for publication; for provision to Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol; for the HESA student record data quality analysis; to monitor part-time fee waivers, degree apprenticeships, PGT Master’s incentivisation bursary schemes and the […]

OIA Good Practice Framework on requests for additional consideration

HEFCW’s response to the Office of the Independent Adjudicator’s (OIA) consultation on draft guidance on requests for additional consideration. We are pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the draft section of the OIA’s Good Practice Framework on requests for additional consideration. We consider that the Good Practice Framework in relation to supporting disabled […]