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UCISA Groups

UCISA provides an umbrella for a wide range of group activities from formal constituted groups (Special Interest Groups), to groups that provide a forum for collaboration across a number or related organisations in a key area for the sector (Liaison Groups), to small groups set up to co-ordinate a specific tasks as a service to UCISA members (Working Parties). In addition there are reserved areas of this site that serve a particularly community of interest within UCISA such as the membership and senior management. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of one of the seven special interest Group Committees, please take a look at this document in the first instance before approaching the relevant Group Chair.

group icon   Board of Trustees and Leadership Council

ucisa's Board of Trustees and Leadership Council oversees the Association's activities and is responsible for occasional workshops, the website, mailing lists, and the annual Leadership Conference.

group icon   Corporate Information Systems Group (CISG)

A group drawing on the experience and shared knowledge of staff in the areas of Business and Corporate Information Systems

group icon   Digital Capabilities Group (DCG)

The Group aims to promote the sharing of experience and good practice in end user IT training and skills development, particularly in higher education institutions in the UK.

group icon   Digital Education Group (DEG)

The Group aims to identify areas of interest related to the use of learning technologies in support of learning and teaching activities within higher education and is a forum for the discussion of, and the exchange of information on the development and use of technologies in teaching and learning.

group icon   Infrastructure Group (IG)

IG is interested in the technology and services that sit between the network and business applications and services and which enable us to deliver those applications and services to users.

group icon   Networking Group (NG)

The Networking Group's purpose is to raise awareness of networking, telephony and IT security developments; to share examples of good practice; to act as a voice on the networking field within the UCISA community.

group icon   Project and Change Management Group (PCMG)

The group provides a forum for the discussion, development and dissemination of information on best practice approaches to project management, change management and related activities within UK higher and further education institutions

group icon   Support Services Group (SSG)

SSG’s remit is to help UCISA members get the most from IT, technology enhanced learning, and computer mediated communication systems

group icon   UCISA London Group

The group provides a forum for London institutions to meet, to identify and share best practice and to identify opportunities for collaboration and potential shared services.

group icon   Women in Tech (WiT)

The purpose of the Women in IT Group will be to support and encourage those women already working in IT at Universities and to encourage more women to consider a career in our sector.

Communities of practice

UCISA is looking to establish a number of communities of practice to offer an alternative structure for sharing experiences and best practice.

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