Software Testing for Higher Education

nFocus are trusted by both universities and software providers specialising in the education space to provide outsourced testing solutions and quality assurance services.


Extensive Experience Working in HE sector


75+ Personnel with Higher Education Experience


23 Years in Software Testing

Domain Experience

Over the past few years nFocus have supported a range of universities, education and technology organisations developing software for the education sector. In this time, we have quality assured large digital transformation programmes and understand the specific challenges based within the HE sector. Due to our experience we have a number of regression tests for out-of-the box functionality that we can re-use to save you time and money.

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Who We Work With

nFocus are proud to be the managed service provider for one of the largest universities in the UK. We have also advised many other universities, have worked with a government programme for education, one of the major broadcasters on their education platform, as well as multiple software providers developing and rolling out software for higher education.

“The ability to call on nFocus and their expertise, as and when required, is already providing benefits to the University as we continue to deliver against our ambitious Digital Strategy and programme of transformational change. Delivering tangible digital benefits to our students and staff has always been important but especially in our increasingly digital world and nFocus are proving to be a valuable partner in our continuing success.”
– David Laing, Senior Test Manager within Computing & Information Services, Durham University
 “We have worked with nFocus for a number of years, enjoying a collaborative and supportive partnership. The nFocus team show dedication and accuracy in their work and have built strong relationships with key people. Through regular communication, we know that when support is required, this will be carried out promptly and accordingly. The partnership will support our current and upcoming projects and I look forward to further developing this in the future.”
– Andrew Peckett, IT Test Manager, University of Leeds

Extensive Platform Knowledge

We’ve worked with dozens of different technologies in Higher Education, testing everything from Student Lifecycle Systems and Application Portals to CRM and Booking Systems. Here’s just a few of the ones we’ve worked with in the past:

  • CareerHub
  • Interviews
  • Auditions
  • Marks
  • Portal
  • Welcome Web MIM
  • PeopleDB
  • Internal Student Survey
  • PhotoID
  • Accommodation
  • Banner
  • Thesis
  • Tribal Group
  • Digitary
  • Pythagoras
  • InPlace
  • UCAS
  • HESA
  • Moodle
  • SkillsForge
  • VisitDays
  • Eprospectus
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Higher Education Survey 

Read the findings from our latest survey that explains the unique perspectives and diverse strategies employed by educational institutions. Through our engaging infographic, explore how software testing practices are evolving to meet the demands of the digital era.

Speak to Our Experts

Our consultation sessions are designed to help us learn more about your business, technology stack, team and expertise enabling us to advise if and how we could support you.

MMU Case Study: Digital Assurance

Find out how nFocus Digitally Assured MMU’s Student Journey Digital Transformation Programme.


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