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

Programme

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.

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

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