Member stories

  1. Coleg Y Cymoedd: Cyber security assessment

    Focused on improving their cyber security posture, the IT team at Coleg Y Cymoedd, together with Jisc, completed a cyber security assessment. By evaluating the effectiveness of their current measures, the process enabled them to identify what steps they could take to strengthen their security further.

    Two colleagues look at a computer screen in an office.
  2. Blended learning with a twist at the Heart of Worcestershire College

    Blended learning is nothing new for the team at the Heart of Worcestershire College. They’ve been teaching in this way for nearly a decade. But three years ago, they set about running a major project that would span the entire institution and fundamentally change how subjects were taught.

    A virtual learning environment at the Heart of Worcestershire College ©Heart of Worcestershire College
  3. Digital leadership at PRP Training

    After the pandemic caused a sudden shift to online learning, Clare Barley took the opportunity to reflect on how she was using digital in her leadership role.

    A woman with a tablet addresses an audience of work colleagues.
  4. The Turing Way forward

    Our community champion programme recognises and celebrates inspiring people from further and higher education and research, who go above and beyond to collaborate and share experiences for the good of all.

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  5. Digital transformation at Rochford District Council

    Rochford District Council in Essex needed to streamline its infrastructure to be in a position to deliver better services to its residents. Thanks to its partnership with Jisc, the council is now working more efficiently and securely, and saving money too.

    Two colleagues in office discussing digital transformation.
  6. Digital archives power future research

    Alex Hall, a science and environmental historian, explains how Wiley and Jisc's new collaboration is saving him time and bringing powerful new insights to the history of science.

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  7. University of Liverpool: “Democratising knowledge”

    The University of Liverpool has many valuable collections – there are two miles of archives within its humanities and social sciences library alone. In early 2020 the university’s special collections and archives team proposed the Oliver Lodge Collection for digitisation as part of our R&D project to develop sustainable approaches to digitising collections.

    Photograph from Player's Cigarette card and cartoon caricature of Sir Oliver Lodge.
  8. What makes a ‘digital leader’?

    Investing in your personal and professional development to keep your skills and knowledge current is vital. But being a digital leader isn’t just limited to those in senior positions.

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  9. Cloud thinking

    With learning and collaborating at a distance on everyone’s agenda, a new Institutes of Technology project is using cloud solutions to keep learners collaborating, wherever they are.

    Student on a videoconference.
  10. How big data could vaccinate the world

    A team at the University of Bristol is revolutionising the way vaccines are developed, paving the way for faster and more effective vaccines against diseases for which there is currently no means of prevention.

    A computer graphic of an imagined medical syringe.
  11. Delivering a digital education

    University of Sunderland has an ambition to become a truly digital first university. They’re taking staff and students on a journey to develop their digital skills, putting technology at the heart of what they do.

    Students in a university learning space.
  12. Fine-tuning resources at Morley College

    Since attending a Jisc event on intelligent campus, Jon Cole, head of management information services, has been working with Jisc and Safehouse to explore ways sensors can capture data from around campus to inform decisions and fine-tune efficiencies.

    Students at Morley College play the piano.
  13. Cloud with clarity

    As Goldsmiths finalises plans for a major cloud implementation, head of infrastructure services Jamie Lee explains the importance of a clear vision.

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  14. Connectivity and community

    We spoke to staff and students at Strode College about the Janet Network, its in-built cyber security protection and the digital resources we provide, such as free e-books.

    Learners at Strode College smile as they collaborate at a computer.