This project helped to deliver statutory returns for the University, and has also delivered the populations for the Destination of Leavers from the Higher Education (DLHE) survey and the National Student Survey as well as an output to support Teaching Load.
The EASE second challenge will increase security of University data by allowing applications which have been appropriately configured to make use of an challenge to the user who is already EASE-authenticated.
Two new Path enhancements have been delivered in time for students to use during the start of semester 1, allowing students to send their proposed course selection to Personal Tutors and to access the most popular course data.
Over the last 12 months, and responding to demands from users, the Student Systems Partnership (SSP) have allocated resources to small scale enhancements and changes which support user’s needs, rather than focusing only on larger projects. This has been particularly important for post-implementation issues and enhancing existing processes and use of systems.
Jonathan Silvertown, the Chair in Technology Enhanced Science Education, has proposed a project to create a Virtual Edinburgh. The aim of Virtual Edinburgh is to make Edinburgh the City of Learning by turning the entire city and its environs into a pervasive, interactive learning environment. Further information is available on the Virtual Edinburgh wiki.
This is an annual project covering all student related statutory returns, i.e. SFC Early Stats, SFC Final Figures, HESA Student Return, Teaching Load, Destination of Leavers from Higher Education DLHE and Key Information Sets KIS.
The EUCLID Applicant Hub has been delivered to provide applicants with clear information on the progress of their application, the ability to update details and upload documents, and have improved communication with admissions staff.