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REF2021 Submission system has been updated.  Version 2.2 is available at https://submissions.ref.ac.uk.  The release note for v2.2 contains details of what's included in this release. 

Accessing the submission system

The live REF2021 Submission system can be accessed here:  https://submissions.ref.ac.uk

If you require a login for the submission system please email your Technical contact.

Future releases

Please visit the expected release timeline for details of further releases which will deliver the remaining functionality.

User support

Please visit the user support page for details of how to contact us for support.

Help and training

PDF versions of the user guides are available on the help and training page.  Also on this page are links to further documentation and support for importing and data validation. 

Detailed information on the data requirements for the Submission system can be found on the Submission system data requirements page.

System security

Information about the security of the Submission system can be found on the system security page.

Test submission system

There is a test submission system that is available for institutions to use. (Please contact your Technical contact if you would like an account on the test system.) 

The test submission system can be accessed here:

https://testsubmissions.ref.ac.uk