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March 2024

Wed 6
  • An invitation to try out an AI LLM (Large Language Model) proof-of-concept search system
  • UIS worked with an AI company to apply Retrieval-Augmented Generation to the University web presence
  • A limited pilot (public UIS, UAS pages) has made interesting discoveries about University material
  • We aim to broaden the pilot to departmental and collegiate public web pages
  • We will be seeking volunteer institutions to permit access to their public sites
  • We will be opening the POC (proof-of-concept) to additional testing
Wed 13

In preparation for the launch of the refreshed UIS Staff Review and Development (SRD) process, a series of drop-in sessions have been scheduled to allow reviewers and reviewees to ask questions. The sessions are entirely optional and will be held both in-person and via MS Teams.

Please book onto your preferred session and join anytime to ask your question(s). We will make a note of all questions and answers and add these to our SRD guidance document.

In advance of attending, we encourage you to review the guidance and materials available on the UIS intranet.

Further sessions will be scheduled if there is a lot of interest from colleagues.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Fri 15
UIS Staff Review & Development (SRD): 2024 Launch (Drop-in session) (In Person Face To Face) new Finished 12:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

In preparation for the launch of the refreshed UIS Staff Review and Development (SRD) process, a series of drop-in sessions have been scheduled to allow reviewers and reviewees to ask questions. The sessions are entirely optional and will be held both in-person and via MS Teams.

Please book onto your preferred session and join anytime to ask your question(s). We will make a note of all questions and answers and add these to our SRD guidance document.

In advance of attending, we encourage you to review the guidance and materials available on the UIS intranet.

Further sessions will be scheduled if there is a lot of interest from colleagues.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the | Live Online Microsoft Teams - Getting Started course.
Mon 18

In preparation for the launch of the refreshed UIS Staff Review and Development (SRD) process, a series of drop-in sessions have been scheduled to allow reviewers and reviewees to ask questions. The sessions are entirely optional and will be held both in-person and via MS Teams.

Please book onto your preferred session and join anytime to ask your question(s). We will make a note of all questions and answers and add these to our SRD guidance document.

In advance of attending, we encourage you to review the guidance and materials available on the UIS intranet.

Further sessions will be scheduled if there is a lot of interest from colleagues.

Please Note: It is important that when you book on this course, on your booking confirmation page, click on Add to Calendar to start the process to import the course appointment into your calendar. This contains the link to the MS Teams course meeting under Joining Instructions that you will use to join on the day of the course.

Thu 21
Content Community event: Optimise your content introduction new Finished 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

This session took place on 21 March. Attendees heard about our new training programme for Content Editors - Optimise your content.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you’ll get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Find out more and view the session recording on the Content Community SharePoint site.

UIS Staff Review & Development (SRD): 2024 Launch (Drop-in session) (In Person Face To Face) new Finished 13:00 - 14:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

In preparation for the launch of the refreshed UIS Staff Review and Development (SRD) process, a series of drop-in sessions have been scheduled to allow reviewers and reviewees to ask questions. The sessions are entirely optional and will be held both in-person and via MS Teams.

Please book onto your preferred session and join anytime to ask your question(s). We will make a note of all questions and answers and add these to our SRD guidance document.

In advance of attending, we encourage you to review the guidance and materials available on the UIS intranet.

Further sessions will be scheduled if there is a lot of interest from colleagues.

  • This is the In Person Face to Face version of the | Live Online Microsoft Teams - Getting Started course.
Tue 26
UIS Learning and Development: Speed mentoring session #8 new Finished 11:30 - 12:30 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

UIS is offering everyone the chance to join a virtual speed mentoring event. This dynamic learning and networking activity will provide the opportunity to speak to some of UIS’ senior leaders and managers from diverse disciplines.

UIS mentors involved with the event:

  • Ian Leslie - Director
  • Chris Russell – Chief Operating Officer
  • Gabby Ahmadi Assalemi – Deputy Chief Information Security Officer
  • David Marshall – User Research & Data Science Team Lead
  • Annie Horner – Sr. Delivery Manager
  • Simon Redhead - Systems Development manager

April 2024

Wed 17

Getech are bringing their partners from Lenovo and Lego Education for a hybrid event:

  • Lego Education will share some of their smart learning tech (e.g. AI/ML & IoT options)
  • Lenovo showcasing some of their XR (AR/VR) tech - e.g. ThinkReality smart glasses
  • this is a hybrid event - online for those who cannot attend - in-person with hands-on with the Lenovo & Lego tech
  • the venue is kindly provided by our colleagues in the Judge Business School

Agenda (TBC)

  • 14:05 – Vendor/Solutions Overview
  • 14:30 – Lego Education tech
  • 14:50 – Q&A
  • 15:00 – Lenovo XR (AR/VR) tech
  • 15:30 – Q&A
  • 15:45 – Hands-on with the tech

Hope you will join us!

Thu 18
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (1 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

Wed 24
Coaching approach for line managers new [Places] 09:30 - 13:30 Online

This online workshop is tailored for line managers and aspiring managers, to empower them to unlock their full potential and enhance both individual and team performance. Through participation, you'll elevate team dynamics, nurture individual growth, and foster a culture of collaboration and accountability.

You will be introduced to the techniques of coaching and focus on the development of a range of skills that may be used to coach others effectively.

This course is highly interactive and will include the opportunity to practice your coaching skills in a safe space.

May 2024

Thu 16
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (2 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

June 2024

Thu 13
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (3 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

July 2024

Thu 11
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (4 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

August 2024

Thu 8
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (5 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

September 2024

Thu 5
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (6 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.