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August 2021

Wed 18

The Digital Presence Programme is a five year programme responsible for improving how we provide and support websites and intranets for the University of Cambridge (amongst other things). It's important that head of departments and institutions are aware of the programme's goals and intentions to make significant changes to the University's digital landscape.

This presentation will offer you an opportunity to feed into the programme, and provide answers to your questions about it.

Tue 31
Writing for the web part 1 new Finished 16:00 - 17:00 Online

Whether you manage a website, write content or are just interested in how to write for the web, we welcome all abilities to this content community event.

We will show you how users read web content and explore common patterns of behaviour. Once you’ve understood how users consume your content, you’ll feel more confident that you’re helping to provide a good user experience.

The session will begin with a quick update from the Digital Presence Programme.

September 2021

Wed 1
Digital Admissions: Town Hall event new POSTPONED 13:00 - 14:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

The Digital Admissions project aims to support the transformation of the information systems, processes and tools used in the undergraduate admissions process.

At this 'town hall' event, you will hear from project members who will show the progress made to the service and invite you to ask questions.

Thu 2

The Digital Presence Programme is a five year programme responsible for improving how we provide and support websites and intranets for the University of Cambridge (amongst other things). It's important that departmental and institutional heads are aware of the programme's goals and intentions to make significant changes to the University's digital landscape.

This presentation will offer you an opportunity to feed into the programme, and provide answers to your questions about it.

Tue 7
Learning at Work: Collaboration Best Practices (panel discussion) new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Ron Chambers, Kate Livingstone and Abraham Martin will be talking about identifying some best practices for our effective collaboration

Thu 9
UIS Staff Summer Garden Gathering new Finished 13:00 - 15:30 Fitzwilliam College, Storey's Way

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen each other in person and as the pandemic restrictions are easing, we’d like to celebrate the end of the summer with an informal outdoor gathering at Fitzwilliam College Grove and Chapel Lawn.

Afternoon tea style food, individually boxed to include:

  • Freshly made white and wholemeal bread finger sandwiches (variety of vegan, vegetarian, fish and meat fillings)
  • Meat and vegan sausage rolls
  • Fruit and plain scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam (vegan scones with cream can be provided on request)
  • Mini choux buns
  • Victoria sponge
  • Mini tray baked cakes
  • Juice

Followed by tea and coffee

An outdoor bar is also available to purchase a selection of soft and alcoholic drinks

Tue 14

The Digital Presence Programme is a five year programme responsible for improving how we provide and support websites and intranets for the University of Cambridge (amongst other things). It's important that departmental and institutional heads are aware of the programme's goals and intentions to make significant changes to the University's digital landscape.

This presentation will offer you an opportunity to feed into the programme, and provide answers to your questions about it.

Mon 27
Introduction to accessible content new Finished 15:30 - 16:30 Online

Learn more about the barriers people face when they read content. We will show you how to write content that’s accessible and do a few practical exercises. Making content accessible, makes it better for everyone.

October 2021

Tue 12
UIS Learning and Development: Mentoring catch-up for mentors new Finished 10:00 - 10:45 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

An informal meeting to meet mentors enrolled on the Mentoring 2021-22 programme.

Thu 14
UIS Learning and Development: Mentoring catch-up for mentees new Finished 14:00 - 14:45 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

An informal meeting to meet mentees enrolled on the Mentoring 2021-22 programme.

Mon 18
UIS Learning and Development: Speed Mentoring for UIS Staff new Finished 15:00 - 16:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

This energetic learning and networking activity will provide the opportunity to speak to some of UIS’ senior leaders and managers from different disciplines.

UIS mentors involved in the event:

  • Ian Leslie - Director
  • Carys Hayler - Lead Buiness Analyst
  • Steve Riley, Chief Operating Officer
  • Anna Langley, Service Manager
  • Simon Clarke, Head of Digital Workplace
  • Rich Wareham, Principal Software Developer
Wed 20

Updates on UIS's Relationship Management and Portfolio Management

  • User Needs, Project Priorities, and Portfolio Developments
  • Relationship Management overview
    • interactions, processes, examples
    • Schools, Colleges, NSIs, UAS, et al
  • IT Portfolios overview
    • purpose, governance, processes
    • Education, Research, Business Systems, Infrastructure
Fri 22
Introduction to Google Analytics new Finished 11:30 - 12:30 Online

Join us on Friday 22 October for a whistle-stop tour of common areas of Google Analytics and scenarios its data can help you analyse.

We will focus more on the Universal Analytics interface than Google Analytics 4, as that's the version we believe most people with Google Analytics on University websites are using.