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The Big Day arrived and we went live with SITS!

Following the successful migration of the vast majority of student records over the Bank Holiday weekend from AIS to SITS, The University Leadership Team gave us the green light by making the decision to go ahead with SITS as the main student … Continue reading

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More news and views from our Student Testers

Following on from Nathaniel’s review of his work with us, and as we head towards our Go Live date for SITS this summer, we recently caught up with four more Computer Science student testers who’ve joined us in our office. … Continue reading

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A Student’s View of Working in the SIS Programme Office

We have a guest blogger for our latest post! Nathaniel Read is a first year Computer Science BSc student who’s been working part time with the team as one of our student testers. Here’s his story: Over the last few weeks … Continue reading

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SIS Programme Team welcomes ICT Development Team on board

Earlier this month here in the SIS programme office we crammed six more desks in to make room for our ICT Development Team colleagues – who are responsible for supporting the current AIS system – as they came to join … Continue reading

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A beginner’s guide to User Stories

We recently told you about our ‘sprints’ and how these two-week-long work schedules help us prioritise our work in developing the software to do what our users need it to do. The sprints, as we said, are made up of … Continue reading

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A Day In the Life of a ‘Dev’

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes in the SIS Programme Office? Amongst our team we have Project Managers, Testers, Trainers, Developers, Business Analysts and more. Today we’re looking at a day in the life of a Developer or … Continue reading

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Clearing success for SITS system

The University Admissions service (UCAS) runs Clearing to offer prospective students the chance to apply for university courses that still have places available. It’s for those who’ve not received any offers, have rejected all their offers, or have missed the … Continue reading

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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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