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The latest news from Information Services.

Equality and Diversity in IT Awards

We are proud to have been shortlisted as finalists for two awards: Employer of the Year and Diversity Project of The Year.

A warm welcome to new and returning students

Information Services extends a warm welcome to all new and returning students.

Celebrating a year of success for digital skills

The Digital Skills and Training team recently held a lunch to celebrate the success of the past academic year and to thank colleagues in Information Services Group who help in developing the digital skills of our staff and students.

New Academic Blogging Service coming soon

Provision and support for blogging is being expanded by the development of a new Academic Blogging Service for the University.

Teaching Spaces being upgraded to Windows 10

Windows 10 is currently being rolled out to Teaching Spaces across the University in readiness for the start of semester.

Sharing practice worldwide

The rollout of lecture recording at the University is providing opportunities for us to share practice with HE colleagues across the world.

University of the Highlands and Islands joins UniDesk

The University of the Highlands and Islands becomes the 9th member to join the UniDesk National Service.

UX Service celebrates 1 year of achievements

Experience mapping
The pilot User Experience Service, funded by the Digital Transformation Initiative, has been operational for a year now.

BITS - Issue 21 out now

The latest issue of BITS, the Information Services Group magazine, is now available online.

University wins UK Partnership of the Year award

The University of Edinburgh has won Partnership of the Year at Wikimedia UK’s AGM.

Essential maintenance of core IT services

There will be an essential maintenance event on Wednesday 11 July 2018.

Dick Vet Student Union website

Illustration showing different DVSU website pages displayed on a number of smartphones
New student hub launched for students and staff at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.

Ada Lovelace Day 2018 - call for proposals

Ada Lovelace Day 2018 graphic
Submit presentation or workshop ideas for the University’s annual Ada Lovelace Day celebrations.

Growth of online learning

More than 7,000 learners have studied a degree online with the University of Edinburgh. A number of projects are underway to grow this community further.

Media Hopper Create - new user interface

Media Hopper Create
A new user interface for Media Hopper Create is being launched today. The new interface will improve accessibility and enhance the overall user experience.

Excellence in student employment

We're delighted to have been awarded prizes for our student employees and as an excellent employer in the Student Employee of the Year Awards (SEOTY) .