DLHE Returns User Guide<>

Entering DLHE data

Opening the DLHE data entry screen

You navigate to the DLHE data entry screen from the Students tab in the Quercus HESA module. This can be accessed in two ways from the Quercus opening screen.

To navigate to the DLHE data entry screen from the DLHE Progress screen

1From the opening screen of Quercus, click the DLHE Returns button.

The HESA Returns tab opens showing the DLHE Progress chart.

This shows the state-of-completion of your DLHE returns.

2Clicking on a segment of the chart takes you to the Students tab, where you will see a list of students with DLHE returns at the selected stage of completion.

3Click a student’s DLHE button (e.g. ) to open the DLHE data entry screen.

To open the DLHE data entry from the Students tab

1From the opening screen of Quercus, click the HESA Returns button.

The HESA Courses tab opens.

2Click the Students tab.

3Select DLHE Students in the View Type drop-down liist.

4Use the search options to locate the student for which you want to enter DLHE data.

5Click a student’s DLHE button (e.g. ) to open the DLHE data entry screen.

The DLHE data-entry screen

The DLHE data-entry screen consists of six tabs.

Each tab corresponds with the equivalent of the DLHE paper survey questionnaire.

So section C of the DLHE paper survey questionnaire looks like this:

The equivalent Quercus DLHE data-entry tab looks like this:

Progress through each tab in turn and complete the fields in line with your institution’s DLHE policy.

Click the Save button when you have finished entering data.

You can return to complete an uncompleted record at any time.

Mandatory fields

Mandatory fields are indicated by an asterisk to the right of the field.

Note, however, that many ‘non-mandatory’ fields may become mandatory as a result of the answer to a preceding question. So, in the Section C example shown above, if Q18 (1) is selected then Q19, Q20 and Q21 become mandatory.

Unsetting radio buttons

If you have set a radio button ( ) and you need to unset it, double-click it ( ).

Pick lists

Some fields have a selection button to the right of the field. Click this button to open a list of valid options.

You can use the search field to help locate the correct option.

Entering data

To complete a DLHE record, progress through the six tabs completing the relevant fields.

Click Save to save the record.