1 April: Get the Digital Edge

20 March 2014

Get the Digital Edge is a programme of events focusing on social media, digital skills and employability. Learn how to hone your skills to get the digital edge.

When: Tuesday 1 April, 11.45am-2pm
Where: Marylebone campus


11.45am: Welcome and refreshments.

12.00pm: IT training opportunities at the University of Westminster. Microsoft Office Specialist and Adobe Certified Associate qualifications can be obtained for students for free while studying at the University. Come and find out more about the opportunities and how to enhance your CV.

12.30pm: Using online resources to prepare for job applications and interviews. In this session you will learn how to use online resources available to you at the University to find potential employers, research companies, and keep up-to-date with industry news.

1pm: Manage your online reputation. Frances Gow from the University of Westminster Career Development Centre talks about why it is so important for your future career to manage your online identity and how you can make improvements.

1.30pm: Learning from media change. What skills are needed in this age of new media technology? Journalism lecturer Jim McClellan shares his views on digital literacy and what we’ve learnt from the media

2pm: Close and refreshments.

Sign up.

Attend all four sessions or choose individual sessions to attend. Refreshments will be included throughout the programme.

About the University of Westminster:

The University of Westminster boasts a vibrant learning environment attracting more than 20,000 students from over 150 nations and we continue to invest in our future with new developments, research projects and new ideas.

We offer highly attractive practice-based courses that are independently rated as excellent, many with international recognition. Our distinguished 180-year history has meant we lead the way in many areas of research, particularly politics, media, art and design, architecture and biomedical sciences, and our position in the city of London allows us to continue to build on our close connections with leading figures and organisations in these areas as well as in the worlds of business, information technology, politics and law.

Our commitment to educating graduates for the needs of professional life attracts high quality students from within the UK and around the globe.

Internationalisation, employability and sustainability are key elements in the University of Westminster’s vision for the future and we strive to ensure the very highest standards are met and maintained.

For the media

For the media

Here we hope you find everything you will need to research, write and publish your story or blog post.