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EUNIS BencHEIT BM2020 annual survey: registration is now open!

The registration for the next round of IT benchmarking BM2020 is now open. To get access to our collaboration platform Eduuni, we need your contact information.

The survey opens in the beginning of February 2021. We will arrange a launch session in Zoom, where we go through the survey Excel in detail. We especially recommend it to new participants.  There will be a lot of valuable information and tips shared by the experienced benchmarkers.

If you have any comments or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on

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“How To Make Cloud Services Secure”: outputs from the EUNIS online workshop

EUNIS Information Security Special Interest Group (InfoSec) organised the 2-hour online workshop “How To Make Cloud Services Secure” on 3rd of November 2020 targeted to CIO’s and security officers involved in the technology behind secure cloud service delivery.

Te workshop was focused on how to increase security in a world where cloud services rule.

The introductory talk was delivered by Jeroen Vandeleur, Service line lead Cloud Security, NVISO, Belgium.

The discussions addressed technical and implementation issues, such as:

  • What is the role of, and how to best set up security centres?
  • What can be done to prevent, detect, resolve security breaches?
  • How to set priorities in security policies?
  • How to use offerings by cloud service providers to improve our security?

Read the outputs from the workshop here.


IMS Europe Summit 2020: online meeting on 30 Nov

IMS Europe Summit 2020 hosted by IMS Europe is offered free for everyone. The last session from the series of virtual meetings will be held on November 30.

It will focus on Measuring Student Success using Learning Analytics and Digital Assessments. The agenda includes a mix of informative presentations, open discussions, and expert lightning talks. Visit to view the meeting schedule and to register.

EUNIS Annual Benchmarking webinar: 25 Nov

We have been looking forward to meeting you, but will have to settle for a virtual workshop for now, and wait for safer times to travel.

Therefore EUNIS BencHEIT annual workshop will be held online in zoom, on the 25th of November 2020 at 13.00-15.00 UTC.

Agenda and speakers:

  • BencHEIT survey: Opening words, Ilkka Siissalo, University of Helsinki, Finland; Schedule of round BM2020, Project Group
  • Experiences and use of benchmarking at Aarhus University, Peter Bruun Nielsen, Aarhus University, Denmark
  • Automation and use of robots to collect data, Jere Reinikainen, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • Reporting and machine learning, Sami Ropponen & Sonja Laakkonen, Aalto University, Finland
  • Adapting the survey in response to the pandemic, update on Virtual EDUCAUSE conference,  Leah Lang, EDUCAUSE
  • In search of digitalization indicators, Hans Wohlfarth, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Discussion about how to evaluate Covid19 experiences
Have a look to the more detailed agenda and register here.
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Outputs from the EUNIS “Data Protection and Cloud Security” online workshop now available

EUNIS Information Security Special Interest Group (InfoSec) organised the 2-hour online workshop “Data Protection and Cloud Security” on 27th of October 2020 targeted to CIO’s, security officers and those involved in legislative policy and compliance.

The workshop focused on how cloud services help to make available and protect data.

The introductory address was delivered by Andrew Cormack, Chief Regulatory Adviser, Jisc, UK.

Legislative aspects concerning remote working, online teaching and research, data protection and security policies have been discussed as well.

Read the outputs from the workshop here.