RCU market intelligence, research and consultancy for the Further Education & Skills Sector
RCU will work closely with you to define & develop a research approach to meet your specific needs.
RCU offer a wide range of research and consultancy support services to help you and your organisation.
RCU are specialists in providing market intelligence, data analysis and research for the Further Education & Skills sector.
Explore employer demand and identify opportunities for curriculum development
Compare your college's recruitment & market share to others providers
Martin Doel and Richard Boniface sign MOU to define stronger working partnership
Online demonstration of the new MiDES LMI Service
Online demonstration of the RCU Vector market intelligence tool
Compare your learner numbers against other provider groups by Subject, NVQ Level and more
LEAFEA 'Pound Plus' Case Studies - Maximising the value of public investment
MiDES LMI Service - Apprenticeship recruitment by provider
Compare your curriculum offer to other learning providers to identify any gaps in provision
Practical hints and tips to consider when planning or implementing staff surveys
The sampling plan is one of the most important parts of the research process.
The purpose of a questionnaire is to collect data which will address your research problem.
This short video highlights 10 key steps to help increase the fee income you generate.
"To really understand your business, you need to translate high volume data into good information. I have been working with RCU for many years and can confidently recommend this product and the superb service that they wrap around it to provide a tailored solution at an off the shelf price."
Sue Higginson, Principal at Wirral Met College
"I believe as an organisation that works with and supports entirely the needs of the sector, RCU is second to none".
Lynne Staley-Brookes, former Principal of Plymouth College of Art
"Vector is a really useful tool to help us understand the local FE market and how well the College is doing. It's easy to use and gives us valuable insight to inform our Marketing planning".
Miriam Braham, Group Director of Marketing and Customer Services Oxford & Cherwell Valley and Reading College
"Planning effective recruitment activities is pivotal to enrolment success in today's competitive education landscape so having the benefit of Vector in campaign development is incredibly useful, we now have an understanding of demand in far more detail than before which means we can plan communications activities to maximise ROI".
Hugh Callaway, Executive Director of Marketing & Learner Services, Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education