Welcome to heidi - the Higher Education Information Database for Institutions.

heidi is run by the Higher Education Statistics Agency and  is a web-based management information service that provides easy access to a rich source of quantitative data (pdf, 108kb) about higher education.



As of May 1st 2014 heidi is available to all HE Providers subscribed to HESA, Alternative Providers, and to organisations which are not-for-profit.  Access to heidi is provided for non-commercial purposes only.

If you are not currently subscribed to heidi please contact the heidi service team at heidi@hesa.ac.uk for further details or to arrange a 4 week free trial of the system. Details of subscription costs can be found here.

heidi 4.4 release - 08 November 2013

We are pleased to announce the release of heidi 4.4.

This release introduces innovative new benchmarking functionality and some significant improvements to derived columns and aggregate rows. In addition, this release addresses a range of known issues.

The heidi 4.4 release notes, which describe the enhancements in more detail, can be viewed here .

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