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Online learning with Helen Billington, Leeds University

Teaching people digital skills can be severely underrated, given how important they are to day-to-day life. At the University of Leeds, the Digital Education Service is tackling this by providing innovative online learning. We spoke to Helen Billington, Digital Education Service Manager, to find out more. Helen wants “to make university education equitable and open…

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Tech in the City with Eve Roodhouse, Leeds City Council

 As Chief Officer for Economic Development at Leeds City Council, Eve Roodhouse has had a lot of  involvement in the City’s digital sector. With the Council sponsoring the Leeds Digital Festival, we set out to talk to her about what the organisation is doing for tech in the City and how she’s seen the sector…

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Keeping brands safe with Tony Hobbs, Crisp

For around 14 years, Crisp has been a fixture of the Leeds digital scene. The company is affirming this by hosting a series of events at the Leeds Digital Festival this year. We spoke to Tony Hobbs, Crisp’s Head of Marketing, to find out more. Crisp stands as an example of how varied the digital…

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Leeds Digital Festival podcast: new episodes

We’ve teamed up with Sanjay Parekh from The Business of Meaning podcast to bring you a series of podcasts throughout this year’s Leeds Digital Festival. We’ll be talking to the people behind some of the interesting events we’re hosting this year, so keep an eye out for the podcasts. Episode One features Stuart Bullock, MD…

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Introduction to Leeds Digital Festival 2019

We’re almost at the start of #LeedsDigi19 and the excitement is mounting! There’s a record number of events with all sectors of the tech world joining in. We couldn’t run the Leeds Digital Festival without the support of our sponsors and over the next few days we’ll be highlighting some of them. Here’s the Festival…

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We’re back, bigger, better, bolder!

The Leeds Digital Festival was set up to do two things: to celebrate the incredible talent and innovation we have in the digital and tech sector in the city, and also to encourage collaboration between individuals and companies. In the few years since it started, we’ve seen it grow from 56 to 115 to 170…

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