Information Services

Business Reporting & Analytics

The Business Reporting & Analytics service provides staff with access to a range of reporting and visualization tools, and University datasets. Its aim and ethos is to support staff in the practice of using data to make evidence-based business decisions.

Visit the new Core Data Hub!

The hub contains information about core University datasets - what they are, how to use them, and who to contact for access and support.

Core Data Hub (

Help with BI Tools & Data

How to get help with BI tools and University datasets

BI Community Hub

The BI Community Hub serves to inform staff about data and reporting initiatives at the University.

BusinessObjects (BI Suite)

Learn how to access and use BusinessObjects - one of the University's main tools for operational reporting.

Power BI

Part of Office365, Power BI lets you create and publish visually immersive dashboards from multiple sources of data.


QlikView is a guided analytics solution, that lets you rapidly develop and deliver interactive guided analytics applications and dashboards.

Qlik Sense

Qlik Sense is a data visualization and discovery product that allows you to create flexible, interactive visualizations that lead to meaningful decisions.

Requesting Access to University Datasets

Which University datasets are available, and how to access them.

Non-University datasets

Links to freely available data sets provided by national and international organisations.

Your Data Responsibilities

Data and information security is integral to the University operating safely, securely and legally.

Privacy Notice

This page explains how we handle the data we gather in the reporting + analytics service.