Management Information and Systems Development

The MISD function splits into:

  • Reporting
  • Student based returns
  • SITS system development (including E:vision)

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The team are responsible for the production of all SITS student based reporting. This ranges from formal University reports, such as the enrolment and application statistics, to add-hoc freedom of information requests. Any requests for data should be sent to

Student based funding returns:

The team are currently responsible for the completion and submission of six returns for three funding bodies.

  • HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England)
  • HESES Student numbers return
  • HESA Student numbers return
  • HESA Overseas numbers return
  • DLHE return
  • Training and Development Agency
  • Teacher Training Student numbers return
  • Learning and Skills Council
  • Further Education Student numbers return

Further details on any of these can be obtained from

SITS system development (including E:vision):

The team are responsible for the development of the SITS student records system. This includes agreeing processes, providing training materials and delivering formal training courses. In addition, the team undertake the development and enhancement of E:vision based services, the most recent of which was the introduction of Online registration for both new and returning students.

Contact the MISD Team by:

Telephone: 0191 515 2888

Postal Address:

University of Sunderland
The Gateway
Edinburgh Building
Chester Road


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