About Planning

The principal responsibilities of the section are:


  • Policy support to Vice-Chancellor, Pro-Vice-Chancellors and Senior Officers
  • Liaising with the Office for Students (OfS): policy, consultations, funding round
  • Student number planning and fee levels
  • Strategic Plan development and implementation (divisional and service plans and budgets). Supporting data is available on Tableau. Contact: John Parkhill if you require access
  • Support for Capital Planning processes and projects
  • Secretariat for Planning and Resource Allocation Committee (PRAC) and its sub-committees
  • Secretariat for Joint Resource Allocation Advisory Board, Joint Fees and Student Support Advisory Group, Joint Student Number Planning Sub-Committee

Resource Allocation

  • Modelling and operating the Joint Resource Allocation Methodology (JRAM)
  • Maintaining the Collegiate Funding Formula
  • Operating the Service Charge and Space Charge

Data Management and Analysis

  • Regulatory funding returns
  • HESA Performance indicators and league table analysis
  • Manage access to HESA’s Heidi Plus online database


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