In conjunction with other Departments, the Planning Office is responsible for the following statutory returns:
HESA Student Returns
This is an annual return incorporating details of all students registered at the institution. It is used by HESA to monitor information about higher education and to determine policy and funding allocations.
The Higher Education Early Statistics Survey is a statistical report on the population of students at an institution on 1 December. It is used by funding bodies to determine financial allocations and to monitor progress against student recruitment targets.