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What is the Digital Circus?

The Digital Circus is coming to the Academic Skills Hub on the third floor of Stockwell Street Library this November!
In this introductory session, we'll look at how the digital skills explored in these sessions will enhance your employability and professional credibility.
Develop your digital know-how at the ‘Digital Circus’. Come along to the circus and try out a range of digital and online solutions that will enhance your IT capabilities and confidence.

Either book your place on to one of our workshops via libcal.gre.ac.uk or come along to one of our drop-in sessions.

Digital Circus

Each Thursday session will consist of a workshop and drop-ins. 

1-2pm WorkshopBook on to one of our themed workshops. 

2-4pm Coding Skills Drop-inThis does not require any booking, simply drop-in to see our coding expert.                                                          

2-3pm Try something newExplore new tools and platforms that can enhance your current skill set. Showcasing useful digital tools and apps to help you with your studies.

2-3pm IT Help1-2-1 support for advice on your IT issues.

2-3pm Digital Discovery Tool - Are you getting the most out of your current digital tool set?   

2-3pm  Digital Skills AwarenessBring your digital skills up to speed with this online course

Timeline of events

Thursday 7th November

Your Digital Future
  • What digital skills do employers value.
  • How can we ensure we are digitally equipped.

Thursday 14th November

Digital Learning Aids 
  • Review some familiar tools.
  • Explore some features that you may be less familiar with.
  • Suggest approaches to improve your use of digital tools.
  • Introduce you to some alternative digital tools for creating and presenting your work.

Thursday 21st November

Presentation Skills and Image Manipulation
  • What makes a good picture.
  • The difference between lossless and lossy file types.
  • How to process a picture from start to finish, Lightroom processes.
  • Free photo editing software available online.

Thursday 28th November 

Coding for the Web
  • How web pages can be built to adapt to different screen sizes and devices.
  • See HTML and CSS code in action.
  • keep completed files to use in your own projects.

Thursday 5th December 

Online Referencing Tools
  • Discover the free online reference software available to you.
  • Learn how to build reference lists using the software.

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