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University of Edinburgh hosts start of term open days for news students joining the University twice a year; September and January.  September takes in amounts to ca. 10,000 new students from across the world.  Professional Services concentrate on the administrative, IT and joining activities to ensure the best experience possible.  ISG is responsible for IT Services readiness, new cards, personal IT (Wi-Fi), Library tours, as well as learning and teaching technologies.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
November 2020 BLUE 84.0 days 72.0 days 1.5

We are developing a new first-line HR enquiry management service within HR Operations, which will help us to provide the best experience for our staff when they need HR support.  The HR Helpline service will provide first line HR enquiry management across the University of Edinburgh and will absorb HR enquiry management and guidance from school/department administration teams.  This new dedicated team, and new ways of working, will help us to provide expert service, consistent advice and mean HR can take ownership of queries end-to end, using the People and Money system to best effect.

Completion Report SAS011

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Development Services have reviewed web sites/applications which are owned by Applications Directorate. As part of this review a number of web sites/applications have been identified as sites which will need to address their current Accessibility and associated Statement. The review was done by considering key factors, like audience, whether they are public, size of service, can we be confident that consumers of the service will be comprised of people who will likely have accessibility needs and when they were last updated and so on.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
October 2020 BLUE 56.0 days 55.0 days 0.2

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
September 2020 GREEN 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

Completion Report SAS014 – v1.0 (Final version for approval)

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Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
August 2020 GREEN 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

The scope of this project is to implement the REF 2021 data requirements which were agreed as part of RIS008 REF2021 Data Requirements Analysis

The requirements which were the recommended option from the output of RIS008 Options Paper

This scope is focussed on data needs that relate directly to academic staff; research grants; and other aspects of the submission that are dependent on data derived from staff or meta-data about academic staff or grants in order to identify the data for submission.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
November 2020 BLUE 65.0 days 63.0 days 4.0

Ensure the upgrade of student computer lab, teaching and meeting room PC's across the College estate.  Locations for this year will be added in the project brief.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
June 2020 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0

Having received £300K for teaching spaces AV upgrades this year, this project will ensure the prioritised upgrades take place across the College estate.  The locations for this year will be added in the project brief.

Current project status

Report Date RAG Budget Effort Completed Effort to complete
September 2020 BLUE 0.0 days 0.0 days 0.0