Higher education

Explore news, stories and guidance relevant to the UK higher education sector.

Higher education strategy 2021-2024: powering UK higher education

How Jisc will support universities towards a technology-empowered future.

In this document, we share our future priorities using four strategic themes, developed from your needs and priorities. These are:

  • Empowering culture and leadership
  • Reimagining learning, teaching and assessment
  • Reframing the student experience
  • Transforming infrastructure

Read the HE strategy 2021-2024.

Research and innovation sector strategy 2021-2023

Our aim is for a UK research and innovation sector that remains resilient, sustainable, inclusive and collaborative. We work towards this by extending the deployment and reach of technologies, data and digital approaches.

From a new national data infrastructure for research to applied research and knowledge exchange, find out how we are supporting the sector to continue delivering excellent research.

Read the research strategy 2021-2023.

Advice and guidance


Principles of good assessment and feedback

How good learning, teaching and assessment can be applied to improving assessment and feedback practice.


Employability toolkit

A framework and useful guidance that can be adopted by you to aid dialogue, decision-making and planning for developing student employability.


Digital pedagogy toolkit

Help to make informed choices when embedding digital into the curriculum.


Digital wellbeing of learners

Keep pace with technology whilst supporting learners to use digital in a healthy and mindful way.


Practical steps to meeting accessibility regulations

Advice and useful resources to help you, whatever stage you are at on your accessibility journey.


Online safety

Keep your organisation’s staff and students working safely online, whether they’re on or off-campus.

Supporting Institutes of Technology

We're working with Institutes of Technology to prepare today’s learners for the workplace of tomorrow. Our tailored consultancy and support can help you ensure that all learners are given the best possible student experience.

Find out more and see how we can work with your Institute of Technology

Jisc security conference 2022

7-9 November 2022
Come together as a community at Jisc security conference 2022 to interact face to face, share stories and meet industry partners.

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