Statistical analysisPlanning & Insight’s (P & I) purpose is to support strategic decision-making within the University through the Planning Round and the wider provision of reporting and analysis. We provide data to external bodies and Government policy-makers which links to our role in understanding the implications of emerging policy for the University.  Our key areas of work are summarised below:

1. Planning for Excellence

  • Supporting the Planning Round
  • Target setting
  • Fee setting
  • Academic Planner
  • Business planning and financial viability assessment
  • Support for department and faculty Risk Registers

2. Demonstrating our performance against strategy

  • Performance indicators
  • External benchmarking
  • Competitor analysis
  • League tables

3. External reporting and analysis

  • HESA returns and data quality
  • Returns to other external agencies

Data Warehouse Project

  • P & I is leading on the University's three year Data Warehouse Project to transform the way in which Corporate Data Warehousemanagement information is reported and accessed across faculties and departments. Further information on the development of the Corporate Data Warehouse is available via the link found on the right hand side of this page.

 Student Lifecycle Project   

  •  P & I is working closely with the University's Student Lifecycle Project and is involved in the Curriculum, Finance, Student and Reporting workstreams.