Research and Information Unit (RIU)
The Research and Information Unit (RIU) was formed in November 2005 and is a stand-alone unit providing an independent service to the University.
Our aim is to inform university policy and practice by providing evidence in support of policy and management decisions, this may include information about:
student recruitment, progression, achievement, satisfaction and learning experiences
the quality and performance of academic programmes
strategic planning and re-positioning
assessing the effects of university policies, for example, variable fees
to support large scale development and change, for example, re-branding and the new course portfolio.
What we do
RIU functions as a proactive research unit addressing the needs of the various faculties and services of Southampton Solent University. Our role is to: