Institutional Data Analytics Unit

The Institutional Data Analytics Unit is responsible for supporting planning-related activities within the University and for providing key management information.


The main activities of the Data Analytics Unit include:

  • Managing the annual planning and resource allocation process.
  • Analysing internal and external data to inform and support the achievement of the University's strategic objectives.
  • Student number planning and target setting.
  • Producing the student-related statutory data returns for HEFCE, HESA and other official agencies.
  • Providing management information reports and responding to internal and external requests for data.
  • Analysing external measures of success, such as league tables and the National Student Survey.

PSU staff

Paul Graves Head of the Institutional Data Analytics Unit Ext: 92145
Kathy Chandler Data Analyst Ext: 92400
Martin Colclough Planning Assistant Ext: 94392
Esther Danks Planning and Projects Officer Ext: 93778
Jennifer Hutton Data Analyst Ext: 94251