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University IT Service Catalogue


Drupal Content Management System

Information For Users Of The Service Catalogue

The University IT Service Catalogue will be decommissioned in the Summer of 2021. This website is no longer being maintained.  

For the most up-to-date information regarding IT Services at the University of Cambridge, please visit:

The Drupal Content Management System (Drupal CMS) allows the creation of extensible, feature-rich websites. UIS provides a large number of options for the service that allows groups within the University to tailor their websites to reflect their individual needs and requirements.

Features and Benefits

Features & Benefits 

The UIS Drupal system provides a number of routes into a Drupal CMS. These vary according to

  • hosting arrangements (by UIS, outside UIS) 
  • the desired level of University branding (basic or full “Project Light” theme)
  • degree of configuration (fully built or self-downloaded and configured)

The UIS Drupal system provides University clients with:

  • a pre-configured content management system, including full Raven integration
  • simple, non-technical, editing and site management tools
  • access to expert advice, guidance and training
  • managed updates and patching 
  • a high availability cluster of hosts providing additional security
  • access to sandbox sites for complete site rebuilds

How Much Does It Cost?

How much does it cost? 

The service may be chargeable. The UIS Drupal team can help to produce detailed specification documents and costings that can be used to inform the employment of either local, external or UIS resource.

How Do I Get This Service?

How do I get this service? 

Please contact the team via


How Quickly Can I Get This Service?

How quickly can I get this service? 

A basic, locally hosted sandbox site can normally be obtained within one or two days.  Final delivery lead time depends upon customer requirements.

Support Details & Contact Information

Support Details & Contact Information 

Please contact the team via


(for opening times, see Supported Service Hours)

Available Service Hours

When is this service available? 

The Drupal CMS is accessible 24/7.

Supported Service Hours

Supported Service Hours 

The service is supported:

Monday - Friday: 8.30am - 5pm

(excluding UK Bank Holidays and University closures)

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