Jisc is a United Kingdom not-for-profit company[2] whose role is to support institutions of higher education and research, including post-16 education. It provides network and IT services, digital resources, relevant advice, and procurement consulting, while researching and developing new information technologies and modes of working. Jisc is funded by a combination of the UK further and higher education funding bodies, and individual higher education institutions.[3]

Formation1 April 1993 (1993-04-01)
PurposeTo enable people in higher education, further education and skills in the UK to perform at the forefront of international practice by exploiting fully the possibilities of modern digital empowerment, content and connectivity
  • Bristol, London, Manchester and Harwell, Oxfordshire
Region served
United Kingdom
Chief executive
Heidi Fraser-Krauss[1]
Formerly called
Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC)