Department of Student and Academic Administration

The ERDS team

The team is made up of four members, led by Simon Walton, Student & Academic Administration Manager.



Simon Walton - Student & Academic Administration Manager

02392 84 3393

Simon is primarily responsible for the following areas:

  • Strategic management of the team
  • HESES return
  • Managing the change and issue logs
  • League table information





Chris 2Chris Douse - Assistant Registrar

02392 84 3699

Chris is responsible for the following areas:

  • HESA Student return
  • HESA Unistats return
  • HESA Aggregate Offshore return
  • Freedom of Information requests
  • Data dissemination management
  • Verification of course/course instance and unit defaults





 Kirsty‌Kirsty Scott - Principal Officer

02392 84 3710

Kirsty is responsible for the following areas:

  • HESA ITT Return
  • HESA Provider Profile return
  • National Student Survey data supply
  • Individualised Learner Record return to ESFA for Degree Apprenticeships
  • Verification of course and unit JACS codes and Cost Centres





200 x 200Claire Giles - Faculty Advisor

02392 84 3661

Claire is responsible for the following areas:

  • Gap validation and resolving errors and warnings
  • Entry profile expertise
  • Supports the team with day to day tasks