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Response to Higher Education Commission report on better use of data in HE

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Universities UK has responded to a report from the Higher Education Commission looking at how universities in England can make better use of data and data analytics.

The report – From Bricks to Clicks: the potential of data and analytics in higher education – looks at how, in an increasingly data-rich world, universities can use data to improve not just learning and research, but also value for money and the overall experience of being a student.

Commenting on the report, John de Pury, Assistant Director of Policy at Universities UK, said: “Universities UK agrees with the Commission that better use of data in higher education has the potential to improve what universities do, in learning, research and other areas.

“The university sector is already working on initiatives to look at how higher education can improve what it does through innovative uses of data and data analytics. Universities UK will continue to work with JiscHESA and other partners to support our members to be leaders in this area and develop a sector-wide strategy to improve data management in higher education."

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Gareth Morgan

Gareth Morgan

Media Relations Manager
Universities UK

Clara Plackett

Clara Plackett

Press and Social Media Officer
Universities UK

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