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Wed 11 Mar 2020
14:00 - 17:00

Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

Provided by: Student Systems


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CamSIS Search

Wed 11 Mar 2020


CamSIS Search is a tool used within CamSIS to create lists of students and update student data. This course will show you how to understand the data structure and how to use CamSIS Search to create student lists.

Target audience
  • University & College Staff who currently (or intend to) work in a role administering students

If you work at the Temporary Employment Service (TES) you're welcome to attend. We use special training accounts so you don't need a live account in CamSIS to participate.

  • Further details regarding Student Systems' eligibility criteria are available

Note: This course isn't relevant to students.

  • Participants should have attended the CamSIS Introduction course or have equivalent knowledge.

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 11 Mar 2020   14:00 - 17:00 14:00 - 17:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map John Hocking
Topics covered
  • Creating and running a CamSIS Search
  • Modifying how the results are displayed
  • Adding extra search criteria
  • Adding extra columns
  • Managing saved searches
  • Creating an email list from the search results
  • Exporting the search results to a spreadsheet
  • Transferring results to another part of CamSIS
  • Advanced searches of the Application Maintenance and Programme Plan stacks
  • Managing Advisers using CamSIS Search Mass Update
  • Creating Photo Reports

To be able to:

  • View lists of students
  • Export data to a spreadsheet
  • Understand both the Application Maintenance and the Programme Plan Stacks, and searching them using the Programme Status, Programme Action and Action Reason fields
  • Create lists of students’ Advisers and update a group of them in one go
  • Run the processes to create Photo Reports

To become familiar with the use of CamSIS Search, and look in more detail at the Application and Student Record. Also making lists based on Student Advisors, and creating Photo Reports.


Presentations, demonstrations and practicals


One half-day session


Every 2-3 weeks


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