Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Planning Team

Planning Team

Hazlerigg Building at night

The University's Planning Team provide support for all of the University’s major planning processes.

Our responsibilities fall under three main headings:

Development and Delivery of University Strategy: Building Excellence

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  • Working with the VC, Provost and ALT on the preparation and development of University strategy
  • Working with members of ALT to move the strategy forward
  • Working with Schools and Professional Services across the University to ensure that the University’s major strategic objectives are met
  • Monitoring the internal and external factors that could affect the future development of the University
  • Providing information, advice and guidance on Higher Education policy issues

Support for the Planning & Resource Allocation Process

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  • Co-ordinating the departmental development planning process.
  • Working with the Finance Office on the development of the University’s business plans and budget
  • Managing the staff approval process
  • Managing the project procedures and providing support for major University projects
  • Establishing effective monitoring processes so that progress can be measured.
  • Supporting key University Planning Committees

Provision of Management Information

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  • Preparing a wide range of complex funding and other statistical returns for external agencies
  • Developing detailed management information to support the University’s planning processes including student population and load projections and SSRs
  • Analysing published statistical data including league tables and advising on the action needed to improve performance
  • Producing benchmarked data and KPIs

We work closely with staff in the Finance Office, the Academic Registry, Facilities Management and Human Resources. The Director of Planning reports to the Provost.



Getting in touch

Planning Team
Room 201.2.06
Hazlerigg Building

01509 222482