6 December, 2023
Posted: 31 May, 2022
Welcome to the second edition of the HEA Quarterly Statistics Newsletter.
In this issue we will be talking about the newly released An Analysis of Non-Progression in Irish HEIs 2019/20 report, our Research Info-Bytes publications, how to access our website data, and our forthcoming HEA Statistics Roadshows.
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In April, the HEA published the latest data (2019/20) on non-progression rates in Irish HEIs. This analysis identifies the overall rate of non-progression of students from their first year into the following academic year and more particularly, enables identification of particular cohorts of students with a high risk of non-progression.
The data reveals that:
You can access the detailed findings, along with interactive tables, by clicking on the link below.
The HEA’s Senior Statistics Manager, Janice Lau, appeared on Kildare FM to discuss the findings of the report.
A new series of releases, called Research Info-Bytes, will examine particular areas of interest, giving the reader a quick deep-dive into the range of data available. The first of these Research Info-Bytes has considered Females in STEM.
Participation in STEM is low amongst females, and this is evident even prior to third-level education. Roughly 1 in 3 STEM students are female, while in non-STEM subjects, 62% of all students are female.
You can read the detailed findings in our Research Info-Byte dashboard.
..that you can download data on students and graduates direct from our website? If you are interested in students, graduates, or institutions and performance, our new web layout and interactive tables provide a wealth of data on the Irish higher education system.
HEA Statistics is hitting the road (virtually anyway!), by hosting a series of roadshows with higher education institutions over June, July and September.
Our aim is to ensure that all our colleagues in higher education institutions know:
Attendance is by invitation and if you would like more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Records System Deadline: The 1 March SRS returns were due in on 31 March 2022. We’d like to thank the HEIs for the promptest return of data to date, and engagement with the auditing process. Prompt return of accurate data allows us to publish the latest student and graduate data without delay.
Graduate Outcomes Survey Census Date: The census date for the 2022 Graduate Outcomes Survey was 31 March 2022 and graduateoutcomes.ie is the source of all information on the Survey, along with our Twitter @GradSurveyIRL. Deadline for return of survey data is 2 September 2022. Anybody with queries on the survey should email email@example.com.
Research Info-Bytes: There are now five Research Info-Bytes available:
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