Student Digital Ambassadors Required at City and Islington College!

 Do you: Need experience to improve your employability or help with university applications? Want to enhance your study programme? Like learning about new technologies and social media? Enjoy helping others? We need students to help us improve learning technology, develop digital skills and drive change and innovation! Volunteers should be prepared to commit 1 hour…

Maker Club Visit

During the workshop, I got the opportunity to develop many useful skills. The workshop not only allowed me to build understanding of programming but also see how I could apply it in the real world.  Before starting the workshop, we all engaged in a group activity, which involved discussing time before technology. The main focus of the maker…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Codecademy

Codecademy is a great website for those interested in coding and learning new programming languages. Once you select a programming language that you would like to learn, it teaches you step by step and also explains the programming terminology used as you go along. Just sign up and you can access all the short programming courses…

Can a Student Digital Ambassador help?

The Student Digital Ambassador Programme was set up to promote digital literacy and innovation at the College. Students work in partnership with the eLearning team, teaching and support staff as well as external organisations on projects, training and events.  This year the programme has been extended and we have recruited students from all 5 Centres….

Student Digital Ambassadors Required at City and Islington College!

Do you: Need work experience to improve your employability? Want to enhance your study programme? Like learning about new technologies and social media? Enjoy helping others? We need students to help us improve their experience with learning technology, develop digital literacies and drive change and innovation at City and Islington College! Volunteers should be prepared…

Microsoft Event – 8th May 2017

As we entered the amazing Microsoft building in Paddington, we were put in groups, we also were guided by three staff to the offices. As we entered the offices there was food and drinks waiting for us! After we had all settled, we started introducing ourselves. Then we started learning about programming basics, which was really interesting as…

Digital Ambassador Event: Afternoon at Microsoft

Student Digital Ambassadors at City and Islington College organised an afternoon trip to the Paddington office of Microsoft. Microsoft is an American multinational technology company that develops, licences and manufactures computer software and electronic devices. At this event, we learnt about apprenticeship and internship opportunities, coding, the Internet of Things and also got the chance…

Afternoon at Microsoft

Students from City and Islington college visited Microsoft and learnt about apprenticeship and internship opportunities and tried an hour of code. There were couple of options which were star wars and minecraft. I chose minecraft. We also worked in teams to pitch ideas for IOT devices. We choose a winner and they went to the next room to…

My Trip to Microsoft

I found the event interesting, useful and compelling since during the day i was involved in a number of key discussions and interesting debates. Also the environment around me had a impressive feeling with a touch of heaviness but also an element of surprise due to the inspiring speeches and talks we were given by an…

Student Digital Ambassador Event Series

Student Digital Ambassadors at City and Islington College are in the process of organising a series of events to inspire students about opportunities in digital enterprise. They kicked off on Thursday 30th March with Wendy Breakall’s talk “Turn your Passion into a Business”. Wendy Breakall is the Enterprise Manager at Westminster Kingsway College. The event…

CANDI Student Digital Ambassador Team

If you are a teacher who would like to take advantage of an excellent, free service, our Student Digital Ambassadors can: Give feedback and make suggestions on digital learning Improve teachers’ and students’ digital skills Promote technology for independent study and enrichment Test and review educational apps Run student focus groups Create learning resources Design…

Student Digital Ambassadors Required!

Do you: Need work experience to improve your employability? Want to enhance your study programme? Like learning about new technologies and social media? Enjoy helping others? We need students to help us improve their experience with learning technology, develop digital literacies and drive change at the College! Volunteers should be prepared to commit 2-3 hours…