Category Archives: intelligent campus

How are we doing?

Use case: Capturing Feedback on the Intelligent Campus What’s the Issue? As universities and colleges feel the pressure to provide an enhanced student experience the intelligent campus will play an increasingly important role. An acknowledged “great campus” will be a major asset. Students and staff can all help in developing a better campus, identifying issues … Read more

Entering Alpha

Following a successful transition meeting yesterday. The Intelligent Campus project has moved from Discovery to Alpha. In the discovery phase we explore new ideas and emerging technology to establish which ideas meet Jisc member’s needs, are technically feasible, fit Jisc’s remit and stand a chance of becoming sustainable services. If an idea passes all these … Read more

Ensuring wellbeing

Use Case: Student Wellbeing on an Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? As well as enabling a student to achieve their academic goals, colleges and universities have a responsibility for a student’s wellbeing. Their health, both physical and mental, security and safety, are all important to institutions. The development of intelligent campuses can offer considerable support … Read more

Going mobile

Use Case: Mobile Applications and the Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? Many universities and colleges are already providing student applications for smartphones and tablets to enhance their campus and learning experience. It is in fact surprising that all institutions are not offering apps, even if there is currently very limited data available for their campus. … Read more

Smart research

Use Case: Smart research on the Intelligent Campus What’s the issue? The Intelligent Campus is bringing together the features of the university campus with developments, such as the Internet of Things, to provide new research opportunities. An university campus offers an ideal environment for experimentation with a large population that is likely to be motivated … Read more

I didn’t know I needed to ask…

Do you remember your first day at University or College? What about the first week? Arriving at a new institution is a disorientating experience. As students walk around the university or college campus they are faced with problems that need to be resolved in order to help them settle, provide a satisfying experience and even … Read more

Consultation Workshop Discussions

We recently ran a consultation workshop as part of our discovery phase in the Intelligent Campus space. We covered many different use cases and scenarios across this area. Some of the issues that arose out of our discussions. The intelligent campus is intrinsically cross-campus, cross-faculty and cross-service. Any intelligent campus initiative will require a holistic … Read more