CoSector Blog

Event round-up: UCISA CISG-PCMG 2017 conference

With ‘change’ at the heart of the UCISA CISG-PCMG conference, this year’s event focused on the reaction to uncertainty brought on by the impact of Brexit, increasing competition in the sector, changes to legislation due to GDPR.

Nov 14, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, IT and Digital

Upcoming EdTech Events: attending UCISA annual conference

The HE landscape in the digital age is changing. Many organisations and institutions have already embarked on system change initiatives from new learning technologies to facilities and infrastructures and organisational transformation. The way we...

Oct 07, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, CoSector News, Bloom VLE, Higher Education, IT and Digital, Repositories

PASIG17 reflections: archivist skills & digital preservation

Any discussion that includes “digital preservation” and “traditional archivist skills” in the same sentence always interests me. This reflects my own personal background (I trained as an archivist) but also my conviction that the skills of an...

Sep 18, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Digital Preservation

Event round-up: ALT Conference 2017 and the meaning of openness in learning spaces

From the three day ALT conference 2017, a number of ideas, discussions and research findings were shared to explore and promote the intelligent use of Learning Technology.  

Sep 15, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Higher Education, IT and Digital

When should you start looking for graduate schemes?

It's coming up to the new academic year, and if you're in your final or penultimate year, it might be time to start thinking about your future. 

Sep 06, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Recruitment, London Graduate Fair

ALT conference 2017 - how Learning Technology became the new normal

by Tom Palmer of ALT

The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) has been working to advance, explore and disseminate knowledge in the field of Learning Technology – the broad range of communication, information and related technologies that...

Aug 10, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, CoSector News, Bloom VLE

Practical advice for grads & their post-university existential crisis

University brings with it a sense of purpose as well as independence and routine. Once you’ve graduated, the chances are you’re going to be moving back in with your parents and looking for work.

This can be a difficult time; more difficult than...

Aug 08, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Recruitment

Fair play - how to make the most of a graduate fair

Having just organised the London Graduate Fair at Senate House a few weeks ago, I’ve had a chance to reflect on the visitors we get and how different their experience of the fair is depending on how well they’ve prepared and understand what to...

Jul 12, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events

How did grads find our London Graduate Fair?

Yesterday, London experienced record heats with temperatures as high as 33 degrees, but that didn’t stop 1782 of London’s graduates from descending upon Senate House to meet 65 exhibitors at our summer London Graduate Fair. We run this event...

Jun 22, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, Recruitment

Themes and key points from UCISA17

This year's UCISA meeting, UCISA17, was held in Wales. Some 513 delegates from higher education attended and over 80 exhibitors. The key message around this year's event was around digital transformation and how it needs to derive value to...

Mar 22, 2017

Topic: Fairs and Events, IT and Digital