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University Information Services


Who we are

Our team of 320 people develop and manage 200 IT services and projects for the 30,000 students, staff and research teams across the University. We own Europe's largest private ultrafast fibre optic network. We are also accredited with having the UK's fastest academic supercomputer1 and world’s fastest research computing storage platform.2

Our teams


Software developers

Our developers work on a range of key projects and services from large-scale enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems to innovative solutions to support specialist research teams.



User experience

Our rapidly growing user experience team works alongside groups right across the University to improve our digital products and services so that users find them easy to use. 



Research computing

Our Research Computing Service is gaining a worldwide reputation for cutting-edge innovation in high-performance computing (HPC). Working with companies such as Dell EMC and Intel, our team is working on some of the biggest medical, engineering and astronomy research projects around.

Wireless team


Our infrastructure team is working at scale. With more than 56km of fibre network and 6,000 wireless access points, we connect 40,000 users to world-class secure data centres and cloud services every day. Our infrastructure team is literally connecting Cambridge.


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Delivery management

Our business analysts and project managers bring together the elements of project design and development, and ensure projects benefit users across the University and beyond.