Digital transformation in higher education

Developing and implementing a strategic vision for embedding digital in your organisation.

Supporting your digital journey

Successful digital transformation requires effective digital leadership, appropriate investment, robust secure infrastructure, stakeholder engagement, and digitally capable staff and students. We recognise that every organisation is different and has its own unique needs.

Wherever you are on your journey, we’re here to support you through our framework and an evolving range of materials to help your organisation assess its digital maturity across all business activities.

A toolkit for digital transformation in higher education

Our guide on digital transformation in higher education is a toolkit to support your development of a digital strategy, assessment of digital maturity across your organisation and creation of actionable roadmaps and plans for implementation.

Read the guide on digital transformation in higher education.

Digital transformation consultancy

Whether you are in the early stages of envisioning change, need support with implementation or guidance on optimisation, we offer bespoke solutions, designed to align with your institution's specific needs and goals. Using the latest sector insights and a wide range of frameworks and tools, we provide you with flexible, targeted solutions.

Find out more about our digital transformation consultancy.

Senior leaders working group

If you are a senior leader with responsibility for driving forward digital transformation within your university, you can join our working group for digital transformation in higher education to share practice around digital transformation.

Register your interest in joining the working group.


27 March 2024

Join us at Ulster University's landmark new Belfast campus for a demonstration of digital transformation across thematic areas of digitally enhanced teaching, commercial partnerships and the impact of digital technology across the university estate.

15 May 2024

The University of Manchester is on a mission to create lifelong flexible learning which is inclusive, accessible and international, preparing graduates for an increasingly digital world that demands agility, creativity, and digital proficiency.

Spotlight on members

Listen to a podcast

Host Simon Birkett is joined by Helen Cocks from the University of Exeter to discuss how their agile culture is paying off for digital transformation.

Elizabeth Newall welcomes Helen Beetham and Sheila MacNeill to discuss rethinking learning and curriculum design in higher education.

Elizabeth Newall and guests from the University of Northampton discuss their innovative approach to rethinking learning and curriculum design in higher education.

Latest reports

This report follows the second phase of research into curriculum and learning design in higher education (HE) in the UK, which was conducted between November 2022 and July 2023.

By taking a more inclusive approach, focusing on equity and outcomes for international students, we can create a digital experience that benefits all our students.

The voices of over 2000 higher education international students describe their digital border crossings and the digital shocks that impact the learning experience.