LJMU to lead cloud services consortium

26 April 2012

LJMU-led consortium secures £198,000 University Modernisation Funding

The funding for Project DARE (Digital Achievement Records Exchange) is part of the JISC/HEFCE Cloud Services for Education and Research Initiative.

Project DARE will deliver a production, cloud-based shared service providing secure distribution of electronic documents for HEIs, including official graduation documents, transcripts, status letters, and the new Higher Education Achievement Report.

John Townsend, Director of Corporate Information Services and project lead for the bid, said: "This is a great opportunity to be involved in innovative cloud-based shared services developments, which are both at the forefront of what the technology can offer and will also enhance services to students, employers, and others."

LJMU's consortium partners are:

For more information on the JISC/HEFCE Cloud Services for Education and Research Initiative, go to: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/news/newsarchive/2011/name,62293,en.html

For further information on Project DARE please contact: John Townsend or Wayne Turnbull.

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