April 22, 2024

Jisc is looking for student partners to help shape the future of education

Author: georgia.stanley@jisc.ac.uk
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Jisc is on the look-out for 30 people studying at college or university in the UK to join its student partners project. 

To apply, candidates must be a current student from September 2019 to June 2020 and be over 18 on 1 September 2019.  

Jisc’s student partners will have the opportunity to share their thoughts and ideas on how to better education and learning. experience. Their involvement will help Jisc to understand what technology and digital skills are important in their education and research.   

Caitlin Bloom, who runs Jisc’s student partners project, explained:

“Students are the experts in their education as they experience learning first hand every day. We would like to work in partnership with a range of students to ensure our priories match the learning and research tools that are needed for current and future students to succeed. 

 “Our student partners get involved in all sorts of exciting opportunities, including attending our flagship annual edtech event, Digifest. They will have the chance to present or join panel discussions, take part in social media activity, record podcasts or provide comment for the media.” 

Interested in taking the next steps? 

Students interested in joining Jisc should contact studentpartners@jisc.ac.uk and Caitlin Bloom will answer queries. The application deadline has been extended to 20 September 2019 and a shortlist will be invited to phone interviews which will take place soon after.  

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