By the time students hit higher education in the UK, they will be familiar with the use of IT to facilitate learning and support personal development across their university experience. It’s important that on reaching this next stage of their education, the quality and standard of computer-based learning steps up a gear. As subjects become more specialist and coursework more intense, the requirement for good research resources to support projects and dissertations, fast communication and good network security increases.
Controlling a university computer suite full of young or mature adults, undergrads or post grads, all with different requirements, varied levels of understanding and a good knowledge of the distractions offered up from the online world, can be an impossible task. Keeping tech-savvy university students safe in this environment, amidst all the dangers and risks associated with online working, is the next challenge. And then there’s the heavy administrative task for university IT teams, managing a large and frequently changing network.
Our solutions are developed in partnership with a host of internationally-recognised charities and specialist organisations, including the IWF and SafeBAE, a charity co-founded by sexual assault survivors who appeared in the NETFLIX documentary Audrie & Daisy, to ensure that we’re the first to respond to changes.