The University of Reading is among the top 30 UK universities in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020 and is home to 19,000 students from over 150 countries. In 2016 the University celebrated the 90th anniversary of its Royal Charter and over the decades they have become innovators and pioneers, pushing academic boundaries and leading social change.
Robert Gordon University Aberdeen have been long-time users of SITS, having implemented in 1998. Whilst the university had been able to bring some new elements of functionality on-board since their implementation, they weren’t able to go back and add to existing functionality to take advantage of new functionality or to amend embedded working practices in line with good practice. This left them in a position where they had workarounds supporting workarounds and were overly reliant on numerous external databases, rather than holding key information in SITS. They also found themselves severely lacking in the internal resources required to support SITS:Vision.
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From their views on curriculum and lecturers, to WiFi, accommodation and the sports and leisure facilities available at a university, different student groups have different expectations. Domestic and international students have different needs, which vary depending on whether they are undergraduates or postgraduates, in Arts, IT, Business or Science. So the only way to truly understand their full range of opinions is to regularly ask for student feedback. Of course, it’s how the university responds to this student voice that really influences student satisfaction – and one university in Malaysia, Sunway University, is leading the way by using the i-graduate Student Barometer.
Pembrokeshire College is the county’s largest provider of post-16 education and training. Situated in a modern, purpose-built campus in Haverfordwest, it attracts approximately 2,000 full-time and 12,500 part-time students a year.
The University of Nottingham has been a customer of Tribal’s Financial Benchmarking for the last three years, aiming to positively impact the financial performance of the university to ultimately keep improving student performance.
London Borough of Merton Council delivers all of its adult education using partner providers. In order to draw down the correct amount of funding, each provider submits an Individual Learner Record (ILR) to Merton Council who combine it ready for submission to the ESFA.
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A ‘Double Excellent’ inclusive college and home to some of the top performing curriculum departments in all of Wales, Bridgend College attracts 5000+ applications from hopeful learners every year.
How Esperanza Charter School developed their capacity to improve and demonstrated progress against the backdrop of a high English Learner and economically disadvantaged learner population.
Leonardo MW Ltd (Leonardo) designs and manufactures a large range of products including helicopters and electronic systems for military applications and is among the top 10 global players in the fields of aerospace, defence and security.
Nescot is revolutionising student experience through app technology and slick, integrated student information systems. We recently visited their campus to enable us to capture their students in action.