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Clearing: we train over 200 staff on the new SITS sytem

Clearing is important to the university and we’re proud that we’ve always had really good feedback about how we treat enquirers and applicants in Clearing. Of course it’s a competitive day across the country for most universities, as we all … Continue reading

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SID update: Latest version of our student enquiry software goes live

Great news! We hit another project milestone this week with the roll out of the latest version of SID on 26th June.   Five days in and you can see from this screenshot that 410 student enquiries have been resolved so … Continue reading

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Roadshow update on SID and SITS

Given that last week we were doing User Acceptance Testing on SID, and this week we’re training end users, we decided to invite our colleagues from the Student Services Directorate to another of our roadshows. It was a chance for us to … Continue reading

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Testing, Testing… and CAS goes live

If we’ve seemed a little quiet recently, it’s because we’ve been very busy behind the scenes developing, preparing and testing software critical to support priority business functions planned for this summer. On the SIS programme, we ensure that any software … Continue reading

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The Student Information Desk (SID)

We thought we’d give you an update about where we are with SID. Some of you may know that we went live with a small element of it in May last year, and might even have tried your hand using … Continue reading

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Fees, Funds and Finance: saving money, time and effort

Fees, Funds and Finance (FFF) is one strand of the SIS programme that goes across the entire student lifecycle. Kicking in at the applications stage, it covers the creation and management of fee setting fee collecting management of student debt … Continue reading

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Our new Student Records system – more efficient for students and staff

We’re still progressing with our project to create a new Student Records system. This is the information we collect and use to create a profile for each of our students from the day they commit to their place with us, through to … Continue reading

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Read Only View of Applicant Records helps Admissions Tutors

A few weeks ago with open days looming, admissions tutors told us they couldn’t see as much information on the new system as they could on the old, and asked us if there was a way of creating something for … Continue reading

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No January blues for us

January turned out to be a month of good news stories for our Admissions system. Here are a few highlights about what went on with the undergraduate UCAS admissions activity from our Student Information Desk (SID) – including the Applicant … Continue reading

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Welcome to SIS project news

  We’ve created this blog to share progress and good news about the University’s Student Information System (SIS) programme.  It’s been a while since our team published any updates, but we’re back with lots to share. You can subscribe to … Continue reading

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