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…

The Women Using Tech to Empower Others

Last week as part of International Women’s Day #IWD, Zaynab (one of our student digital ambassadors) and I attended a meet-up organised by Geek Girls UK and Tech for Good at Skills Matter, Code Node in Moorgate. It was really inspiring for us to hear from a whole variety of women who work in tech for good…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Hooked – Chat stories

If you like reading stories, especially stories about unknown mystery and horror then ‘Hooked’ is the right app for you. It lets you read all of the amazing stories for free, which are gripping, that will keep you reading for hours. Or, write your own story and get lots of fans! We all love stories, but…

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…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: TED ( IDEAS WORTH SPREADING)

TED stands for ‘Technology, Entertainment, Design’ and it is an collection of short videos that has a huge online audience including me. Its rare that an app makes you think and gives an answer to your interesting thoughts. You might ask yourself  ‘how computers are learning to be creative?’ or’ How a blind astronomer found a way…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: FotMob app

http://www.fotmob.com/ FotMob is a free app that is used on a computer and on a mobile phone, it’s used to remind the users of a  football game or it allows the user to check the football scores. In addition you could insert your favorite football team. It also gives you football news updates on player…

Digital Ambassador Recommends: Udemy

Udemy is a free application to download that allows you to download tutorials to enhance your knowledge and skill range. Udemy provides  online e-classes  on: programmes, specific skills and provides lectures coursed towards a user’s specific interests.  Some topics on Udemy which tutorials are available in are: photography, coding, business… Although the application Udemy is…

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…