Objectives and functions

The purpose of this Unit is to direct the effective and efficient provision of management information in order to guide institutional strategic planning and decision-making processes in a manner that is responsive to the demands of the external regulatory environment for Higher Education in South Africa as determined by the Ministry of Higher Education and Training, the Higher Education Quality Committee, Higher Education South Africa, and other role-players. 

This Unit aims to support executive management in their decisions by modelling future trends through interpretive data analysis techniques, performing statistical analyses of data, developing comparative data and benchmarks in respect of other higher education institutions, and managing timeous and accurate student, staff and space HEMIS submissions in accordance with statutory requirements.