Higher Education

Enriching Education

At Avocette we believe that the role of IT in Higher Education is to support institutional goals and aspirations for excellence in education delivery and research. Our Higher Education practice has experience providing strategic leadership, technology and information management services to higher education organizations throughout North America in support of their educational and research mandates.

Education and Business Solutions

Technology projects within Higher Education are never only about the technology – Managing the complex stakeholder communities and unique institutional culture is a significant challenge of any IT project within Higher Education.

Our team of Higher Education consultants have direct experience working within institutions in a variety of business areas including Admissions, Student Records, Institutional Research, Finance, Human Resources and IT. We understand your challenges and bring our wealth of experience drawn from working with institutions across the continent to optimize your service delivery. Our Higher Education team can help your institution leverage its IT investments and lower operational costs. With a managed services infrastructure and more than 15 years’ experience working in the Higher Education sector, our team can provide a broad range of services in support of your institutional community.

In addition to our Consulting Services, our Higher Education-Focused Business Services Include:

  • ERP Systems implementation, training and support
  • Needs Assessments/Business Requirement Gathering
  • Software Evaluation and Selection Service
  • Strategic Planning

Our Team has experience with a Variety of Regulatory Standards, Interfaces and Reporting Requirements Including:

  • Canadian Payroll (CRA, HRDC)
  • USA Payroll (IRS)
  • IPEDS Reporting
  • Stats Canada University/College Faculty Reporting
  • Stats Canada ESIS Reporting

Technology Planning and Management

Our technology specialists bring information technology leadership and vision to enable your institution to achieve your educational and research goals. While we’re working on your solution today, we’re always thinking about positioning you for tomorrow.

We can support and supplement your existing IT Services team or provide a complete outsourcing solution. Our goal is to lower your costs for systems administration and application support to ensure you are able to provide engaging IT solutions to your campus community.