The Open University (OU) is the largest academic institution in the UK and a world leader in flexible distance learning. Over 76% of students are in full-time or part-time employment. 82% of its research impact was assessed to be ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’ by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021
Jisc provides the sector with digital solutions for UK education and research. Our vision is for the UK to be the most digitally-advanced higher education, further education and research nation in the world. Jisc provide the sector with transformative cost saving solutions, digital products, resources, network and IT services and offers expert and trusted advice on digital technology for education and research. We are a non-profit organisation dedicated to the sectors individual and collective needs.
Ufi VocTech Trust
Ufi VocTech Trust supports the development of digital technologies that help us all obtain the vocational skills we need to get more out of our working lives. We do this through providing grant funding, direct investment, partnership work and advocacy. Ufi’s vision is a world where vocational skills are celebrated and valued as the engine upon which the UK economy is built, delivering positive change for individuals, for businesses and for UK society overall.