JIBS operates on a not-for-profit basis and is funded by voluntary donations from higher education (HE) and further education (FE) institutions around the country.


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The constitution of the user group is available to download as a PDF file.


Membership of the User Group costs £100 per calendar year, and is open to all HE, FE and research institutions. The advantages of membership include:

- Free attendance for 1 member of staff (and reduced rates for additional attendees) from an institution at events organized by the User Group.

- Workshops and seminars are held twice a year (numbers permitting) on topical issues.

- The opportunity to raise issues via the User Group at national level


Special offer on membership fees for FE institutions!

FE institutions can join for £50. This will give you the same advantages of the full £100 membership given above.


If you would like your institution to become a member of JIBS, please download and complete the form below and send it by email to Adam Edwards (e-mail). A special 3 year deal is available for HE and RC membership.

JIBS membership form