UNIC Virtual campus is an information system intended for the exchange of data and the implementation of specific business processes within the university alliance (European university) UNIC, within which the University of Zagreb also operates.European University of Post-Industrial Cities - UNIC. University of Zagreb is one of ten partner universities in this alliance. University Computing Centre (Srce) as is a component part of the University of Zagreb, and is in charge of building the UNIC virtual campus.
For more detailed information about the UNIC Virtual Campus and its current state of development, feel free to browse through the UNIC VC presentation (modified: Dec 2nd, 2022).
Basic definition and facts
What is it?
UNIC Virtual Campus is an information system consisting of a central database (central register) and several web applications and application programming interfaces (APIs).
What will it serve for?
Firstly, it will cover the mobility of students and virtual student cards. Later on, it will connect research activity information as well.
Who is building it?
University of Zagreb, primarily University Computing Centre (SRCE).
How is it funded?
Initial phase of development is funded through UNIC and UNIC4ER projects.
Everyday maintenance, superadmin tasks and further development funding should be discussed.
Where will it be stored and running?
On the servers of the University Computing Centre, University of Zagreb. There are two data centres with a shared virtualization platform for redundancy.
How will users interact with the Virtual Campus?
Mostly through the web applications of the Virtual Campus, but some data could be imported or obtained through APIs. Web applications will cover all the functions of APIs, and more.
VC - Virtual Campus (UNIC Virtual Campus Information system)
SMS - Student Management System (a local information system containing data about students, courses, teachers, exams, etc.)
LMS - Learning Management System (a local information system containing data about courses, learning materials, exams, etc.)
IdP - Identity Provider (authorization and authentication infrastructure used for storing and verification of electronic identities of students and staff at the university)
Offering a courseCourse catalog
Course ending and grades
Joint programmes catalog
Student Card Issue
Student Card Verification
Invalidating the UNIC Student Status