March 2012

Sister Team – Corporate Systems

The Academic Systems Team is one of two teams dedicated to the support and development of business systems (or management information systems, in old speak).  Our sister team is Corporate Systems and they too are located on level 9 of the Laver Building, albeit in and around room 919. Headed by Paul Lightowlers, the 14 […]

New look for the student timetable

It’s long been an ambition to improve on the look and functionality of the web presentation of the student timetable.  We currently use Syllabus Plus, the timetabling software  from Scientia. Whilst there have been many improvements in the underlying system, our presentation of personalised timetables, implemented in Exeter for many years now, has remained unchanged […]

The Team(s)

Following the introductory post, it’s worth taking a quick look at the Academic Systems Team itself, and the various areas of responsibility. To start, the team is divided into two sub-teams: Student Record Systems Team Leader: Tom Waite This team is responsible for the support and development of SITS, the student record system, and ESD, […]

Who, what, and why? An introduction

Welcome to the new Academic Systems blog at the University of Exeter! By way of an introduction, this first post will provide some background information, explain the rationale behind this new venture and outline plans for the coming posts. Who? This blog is about the work of the Academic Systems Team at the University of […]