About MI

Within Planning Division, the Management Information team is responsible for providing data and analysis to support decision-making activities for the School.


We promote co-ordinated management information working in several key areas:

  • Undertaking census counts of the School Population for planning and resource allocation, including publicly available student data as well as internal data visualisations.
  • Analysis of School activities relating to Widening Participation, Student Experience and Careers.
  • Promotion of Tableau - the School’s visualisation tool - and production of resources for Tableau developers at the School, such as the Data Visualisation Style Guide for design principles.
  • Joint responsibility for the Data and Management Information Strategy with DTS and leading on the development of a data platform for the School in collaboration with stakeholders.
  • Management of access to Heidi Plus - an analysis resource for UK benchmarking - and promotion of external resources on UK higher education.
  • Co-ordination and submission of several statutory returns including: HESES, HE-BCI and Provider Profile. Support of other statutory activities with data and analysis.


Recent news and upcoming work for the current academic year can be found below.

Autumn Term 2023/24


Winter Term 2023/24

•  Published Grade awarding gaps on courses and programmes report analysing undergraduate outcomes based on students' backgrounds

Summer Term 2023/24

•  Ellen Austin has left LSE to join UPP as a Senior Data Analyst. We want to thank Ellen for her dedication and impact, and wish her all the best in the new role.

•  We look forward to welcoming Lorna Stevenson to the team as Senior Data Analyst (Education and Student Experience) from 1 August 2024.


Contact us

Details of staff in the Management Information team and their responsibilities are located on the Planning Division About us webpage.

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