using technology to improve your experience.

Opus is Randstad’s on-line funding and support management system, which is utilised by 200+ institutions across the UK.

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time efficient.

Opus is a timetabling and scheduling tool, which allows Randstad or your university to match students to available support workers.

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avoiding overspend.

Opus controls student funding and avoids overspend by restricting funding through weekly, monthly or annual limits. 

paperless processes.

Opus invoices electronically directly to funding bodies or institutions each month, removing the need for paper timesheets. 

bespoke reporting.

The Opus system produces extensive management information, which Randstad or your university can use to create bespoke reports.

spotting gaps.

Opus automatically monitors student non-attendance and alerts Randstad or the university, once a student has reached the maximum instances on non-attendance permitted by SFE.

Why use Opus?

  • OPUS significantly reduces the administrative burden placed on universities 
  • It is a cost effective alternative to paper timesheets and manual invoicing, allowing the university to focus available budgets on the provision of support
  • OPUS will support universities to comply with the Quality Assurance Framework
  • Improved cash flow through electronic Invoicing
  • Greater transparency over the provision of support through advanced Management Information and Reporting
  • Increased budget control

To find out more about how we can improve the academic experience of your students, please contact us.

quality assured framework.

The Quality Assurance Framework places significant administrative demands on NMH providers, which are now in place. In response to this, OPUS has been upgraded and is now fully compliant with the quality assurance framework.

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students in the loop.

All sessions can be pre-planned through the system, with the student then automatically notified of updates.

audit alerts.

Opus provides a clear audit trail, which can be accessed by DSA-QAG. It also allows for all individual learning plans and session logs to be recorded online  as well as training and CPD records.

online vetting.

OPUS records all support worker qualifications and professional body memberships and will only allow students to be matched to support workers with the appropriate qualifications.