University of Leeds



Student Information Management Systems (SIMS) / Banner

Technical Support 

The SIMS Team support and develop the information systems that underpin student administration at the University of Leeds.

The primary system that SIMS (Student Information Management Systems) work with is Ellucian's Banner; which functions to support almost every aspect of applicant and student administration. This includes recruitment and admissions, enrolment and registration, student progression and examinations, degree classification and graduation ceremonies. Banner is also integral the generation of essential reporting and statistical information such as the HESA return for the UK government.

SIMS work with Banner focuses on implementing software and technology upgrades, maintaining interfaces between other corporate systems (such as SAP), developing new and enhanced functionality, whilst also providing training and support for users.

Please note: the majority of content has been migrated to the new SIMS website.

The new location for the following pages is as follows;

Page New address
About SIMS
New Users
Annual Plan
Super Users
Forms for Super Users
ODBC Queries

If you have any questions or can't find something you're looking for, please email

Tech Support

Internet Native Banner (INB)

Information about setting up and running Banner on your PC


Information on using ODBC links

Banner Password Change Dates

Categories in SIMS

Contact us

Telephone: + 44 (0) 113 343 3333

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