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Project, service and people news from Applications Directorate.

Need Help Hiring? Extra Support Available for Hiring Managers

Assistance is available to hiring managers who need to navigate the new recruitment process

Python Upgrade Project Slithers to Success

Upgrades to Python brings nineteen applications up-to-date and secure

Join the Events Management Community: Learn, share and drive the future of events at the University of Edinburgh

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Are you involved in planning, organising and running events at the University of Edinburgh (UoE)? If so, we would love for you to join our community and hear your voices to help drive the future of events and their provision.

ISG staff member Stevie Allison completes mighty marathon hike for Macmillan Cancer Support

Stevie Allison, Service Operations Coordinator, with family and friends after completing Macmillan Cancer Support Rob Roy Mighty
An intrepid member of ISG’s Service Management team has taken on a mammoth hiking challenge to raise money to support people battling cancer.

Adapting systems for the new student support model

The University of Edinburgh's (UoE) student records system (EUCLID) has been adapted in response to the new student support model rolled out across the UoE, which will bring a range of benefits to students, staff and data protection.

Helping students attain highly desirable skills in project management

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ISG's Project Management Office (PMO) has been delivering online training events to help students gain practical project management skills that both help with their studies and provide sought-after skills for their future careers.

Student Records system Data Future(s) proofed

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The Student Record system EUCLID has been restructured to augment the return of University of Edinburgh (UoE) data as part of a transformational, UK-wide project.

Student staff members land top graduate scheme offers after completing internships at ISG

ISG interns and student staff members Rachel Weller (left) and Ting Hsuan Lin (right)
Two talented and hardworking student Information Services (ISG) staff members and interns have received offers from highly competitive graduate schemes and have spoken about the experiences and skills they gained during their time with the department.

In safe hands: New Accident and Incident Reporting system launches

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The University of Edinburgh’s Health and Safety Department has launched a new system to support the reporting and recording of any accidents or incidents which affect its staff, students and visitors while working, studying and living on UoE grounds. The new system has been developed by The University of Edinburgh’s Information Services Applications (IS Apps).

Bright future for UniDesk as service is transferred to new owners

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It’s the end of an era but the start of a “bright future” for UniDesk as the service co-founded by the University of Edinburgh (UoE) moves into new ownership.