Strategic Planning Calendar

The following guide describes the annual cycle of availability for planning related data published internally and externally.

Where available, we have included the relevant links to performance information.

The Annual Planning Calendar is periodically reviewed and updated, however if you think anything is missing or wish to find out more please contact one of the Planning team.

 

Aug 2017MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum 
Fri 4

 

   

 National Student Survey (NSS) sector-wide results

*Under embargo until 9 August

 

   
Tue 15

PSLT

       ARWU Ranking published    
Thu 24     HESA Unistats record (formerly KIS) - Sign-off (midday)        
Fri 25

     

 KPI's Updated:-

- NSS

- DLHE

   
Sep 2017MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum
Fri 1         QS Employability Rankings published sometime in September    
Mon 4     HESA Unistats record (formerly KIS) - Unistats website updated        
Tue 5  PSLT        THE World Rankings released   Staff collection submission deadline
Tue 12 PSLT            
Fri 15     HESA Student Record - first return deadline        
Mon 18 VCEG       

 

   
Tue 19

VCEG Residential

           
Wed 20

CIG

PSLT

           
Fri 22     HESA Student Record - commit deadline       Primary contact signoff deqdline
Sun 24         The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide (17th or 24th)     
Mon 25  VCEG            
Tue 26 PSLT  Planning Forum

 

       
Wed 27 SMG Planning Day            
Fri 29 Audit Committee           Supplier and staff collection final deadline 
Oct 2017MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum 
Mon 2  VCEG  

 

 Student numbers     Function review meetings
Tue 3

PSLT

          Function review meetings
Fri 6       Student numbers     Function review meetings
Mon 9

VCEG

*Preliminary student numbers report

           
Tue 10 PSLT         Academic Workload steering Group meeting   
Wed 11     NCT ITT census date        
Fri 13       Student numbers     Final signoff deadline
Mon 16

 VCEG

SNRG 

* Draft 18/19 intake

           
Tue 17

PSLT

CIG

           
Wed 18

Council Briefing Day

           
Tue 19 Council            
Fri 21       Student numbers      
Mon 23 VCEG            
Tue 24 PSLT            
Wed 25     NCT ITT census return deadline        
Mon 30 VEG            
Tue 31 PSLT

PRG

*proposed intake & recommendations from SNRG

 HESA student record/NCTL Performance Profiles - final submission        
Nov 2017MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum 
Thu 2  Audit Committee            
Fri 3      

1) HESA student record signoff
2) NCTL Performance Profiles annual submission

Student numbers      
Mon 6

VCEG

 

           
Tue 7 PSLT            
Wed 8 Senate            
Thu 9   Planning Forum          
Sat 11             Database lockdown
Mon 13

VCEG

*18/19 student intake approval

           
Tue 14

PSLT

CIG

   HESA Staff record annual submission        
Fri 17   PRG Paper deadline   Student numbers Student numbers available on planning website    
Mon 20

VCEG

           
Tue 21 PSLT            
Thu 23 Council Away Day            
Mon 27  VCEG  

 

       
Tue 28 PSLT            
Wed 29 SMG            
Dec 2018MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum 
Thu 1     HESES Census date Student numbers      
Mon 4

VCEG
*Dec performance report prior to Council (NSS, DLHE, REF, Citations)
PAG?

           
Tue 5 PSLT            
Wed 6    PRG          
Mon 11 VCEG    Likely HESES submission date        
Tue 12 PSLT
CIG
           
Thu 14

 Council

*PRG Update & Dec performance report

 Planning Forum          

 Jan 2018

MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload Planning UniForum
Mon 8 VCEG            
Tue 9 PSLT            
Mon 15 VCEG            
Tue 16  PSLT            
Mon 22

VCEG
*Final student intake report

           
Tue 23  PSLT            
Sat 27     HESA Finance and HE_BCI record annual submissions (tbc)        
Mon 29

VCEG

           
Tue 30 PSLT         Academic Workload steering Group meeting   
Feb 2018MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniForum 
Mon 5

VCEG

   NCTL ITT census - in-year update submission (tbc        
Tue 6

PSLT

CIG

           
Mon 12 VCEG            
Tue 13 PSLT            
Mon 19 VCEG            
Tue 20 PSLT      

 

   
Wed 21 Council Brefing Day            
Thu 22 Council            
Fri 23 Audit Committee            
Mon 26 VCEG

PRG          
Tue 27 PSLT      

 

   
Wed 28   PRG          
Mar 2018MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload Planning Uniforum
Thu 1   PRG          
Mon 5 VCEG PRG          
Tue 6 PSLT            
Mon 12 VCEG

           
Tue 13

PSLT

CIG

           
Wed 14

Senate

           
Mon 19 VCEG            
Tue 20 PSLT  Planning Forum       Academic Workload steering Group meeting   
Thu 22     HESA Estates Management record annual submission        
Mon 26 VCEG            
Tues 27 PSLT            
Apr 2018MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload Planning UniForum
Tue 10  PSLT            
Mon 16 VCEG            
Tue 17 PSLT            
Thu 19 Council            
Mon 23 VCEG            
Tue 24

PSLT

CIG

           
Mon 30 VCEG            

May 2018

MeetingsPlanning ProcessStatutory ReturnsRegular ReportsPerformance & League TablesWorkload PlanningUniforum 
Tue 1 PSLT            
Wed 2 SMG            
Thu 3   PRG          
Tue 8

VCEG

*May Performance report prior to Council (SSR, tariff, research income, PGRs, EBITDA, staff costs, achievement, international, progression, Complete, Guardian

 PRG          
Wed 9 PSLT PRG           
Thu 10 Audit Committee            
Mon 14 VCEG         2017/18 TRAC sign-off window open        
Tue 15 PSLT            
Mon 21 VCEG  Planning Forum  

 

 

   
Tue 22

PSLT

CIG

 PRG          
Wed 23 Joint meeting of Council & Senate            
Thu 24  Council 

*PRG update
*Performance report

           
Fri 25         Guardian League table published    
Tue 29 VCEG            
Wed 30 PSLT