Strategy and Planning

Strategy & Planning’s role within GCU covers a range of activities related to the student journey and University performance. Across the team, we:

  • Produce, analyse and communicate information relating to the student body, including student performance, profile and numbers
  • Work with Scottish Funding Council to agree objectives for the University’s Outcome AgreementsMonitor progress against these objectives and GCU key performance indicators
  • Monitor how GCU is perceived to perform in the sector, through analysing UK League Tables
  • Conduct market research to inform programme development
  • Coordinate statutory data returns to a range of external agencies, and
  • Provide advice and guidance on issues such as policy and legislative developments, student data and strategic planning, to inform decision making across the institution

The Strategy & Planning team is happy to help with any questions you might have related to our activities. Please feel free to contact and a member of the team will get back to you as soon as possible. You can also visit our Meet the Team pages to contact individual colleagues.