The post-collection outputs are downloadable from the OfS portal. To download them you will need to gain access to the relevant area of the portal using the access key provided to your accountable officer. The area is titled ‘2017-18 post-collection outputs’ and contains the following outputs.
Funding data summaries
The student premium (SP) funding data summary shows how we calculate two targeted allocations for each provider:
- Premium to support successful student outcomes: full-time
- Disabled students’ premium.
We determine the headcounts in the summary using the following datasets:
- HESA student data
- ILR R14
- The National Pupil Database
- Young higher education participation rates by 2011 Middle Layer Super Output Area (MSOA) in England and Wales, by 2001 Super Output Area (SOA) in Northern Ireland and by 2001 Intermediate Zone in Scotland.
- Proportion of 16-74 year olds with a higher education qualification by 2001 census small area statistics ward.
For further information on the funding methods and datasets used to calculate the targeted allocations shown in the summary, see the method document.
The SP individualised file contains data from the datasets listed above, and fields that we have derived from them. For data protection reasons, we do not show data related to level 3 qualifications on entry if it is sourced from the ILR R14 and National Pupil Database datasets.
Some of the derived fields from the HESES17 population output are used to calculate the SP derived fields. The individualised file containing these fields is provided as part of the funding data summaries.
The algorithms for the derived fields in the SP and HESES17 comparison individualised files are included in the technical documents.
Very high-cost STEM subjects
The very high-cost STEM subjects funding data summary shows how we calculate the allocation from 2017-18 HESA student data. The allocation supplements the standard price group B high-cost subject funding and is based on the number of student FTEs in the following four subjects: chemistry; physics; chemical engineering; and mineral, metallurgy and materials engineering.
Reconciliation exercise HESES17 comparison
The HESES17 comparison outputs are a summary workbook which compares HESES17 data to HESES17 data recreated using the 2017-18 HESA student data, an individualised file and a modularised file.