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HEFCE closed at the end of March 2018. The information on this website is historical and is no longer maintained.

Many of HEFCE's functions will be continued by the Office for Students, the new regulator of higher education in England, and Research England, the new council within UK Research and Innovation.

The HEFCE domain - - will continue to function until September 2018. At this point we will close the site entirely and all its information will only be available from the National Web Archive.


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This is a unique opportunity to contribute to the development of Jisc, focusing on its core business to support the use of information technology in the HE, FE and skills sectors across the UK, during a period of significant change for both Jisc and the communities it serves. We wish to recruit a member with senior-level experience of working in further or higher education.

This is a fixed-term, unremunerated appointment. Expenses may be claimed.

The document below gives more information about Jisc and membership of the Board.

For further details about the role and our requirements contact Fiona Gray on 0117 931 7062 or email

To apply, please send your CV of no more than four pages and a covering letter of no more than 500 words to Fiona Gray, either via e-mail to the address above or post to HEFCE, Northavon House, Coldharbour Lane, Bristol BS16 1QD.

Closing date: midnight, Friday 10 May 2013.


Enhancing the diversity of the membership of the bodies we make appointments to is important to us and we welcome applications from under-represented groups including women, disabled people and people from an ethnic minority background.