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UIS Staff and IT Community Engagement 2019-2020

Programme of events provided by University Information Services - Staff Learning & Development
(Mon 23 Sep 2019 - Thu 26 Nov 2020)

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Mon 23 Sep 2019 – Thu 26 Nov

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September 2019

Mon 23
IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme: Mentees' Coffee Morning new Finished 09:30 - 11:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

An informal guidance session for members of the IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme. The session will provide the opportunity to meet with other mentees enrolled on the scheme. You’ll be able to talk openly as a group and share any successes or challenges while being a mentee. Please think of examples before coming along so we can discuss in the session and this will hopefully encourage confidence to help you gain the most out of your mentoring relationship and the scheme.

Fri 27
IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme: Mentors' Coffee Morning new Finished 10:30 - 12:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Huntingdon Room

An informal guidance session for members of the IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme. The session will provide the opportunity to meet with other mentors on the scheme. You’ll be able to talk openly as a group and share any successes or challenges while being a mentor. Please think of examples before coming along so we can discuss in the session and this will hopefully encourage confidence to help you gain the most out of your mentoring relationship and the scheme.

February 2020

Wed 26
IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme: Informal intro and Q&A session new Finished 12:15 - 12:45 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Thetford Room

An informal guidance session for anyone thinking about joining the IT Community and UIS Mentoring Scheme. Professional Development Manager, Rinku Raina will give a brief overview about what you can expect from joining the scheme. You'll have the chance to ask informal questions and hear from previous members of the scheme.

October 2020

Tue 20

Ian Leslie will present our annual view of the coming year in University IT, touching on pandemic-related issues, recent UIS critical activities and evolving priorities and portfolios. You'll have an opportunity to post questions during the live event.

November 2020

Wed 4

A TechLink Community online event providing an overview of key aspects of cloud computing, such as:

  • Infrastructure & Security in the cloud
  • Use cases & Data Management (e.g. Website Hosting, Back Up, Data Safe Haven)
  • Hybrid Cloud options (e.g. Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, resilience)
  • Pricing and Cost Control models

There will be opportunities for Q&A, and follow up discussions.

Tue 17

A TechLink Community online event for University and affiliated IT professionals.

Wed 25

A TechLink Community online event providing an overview of key aspects of cloud computing, such as:

  • Infrastructure & Security in the cloud
  • Use cases & Data Management (e.g. Website Hosting, Back Up, Data Safe Haven)
  • Hybrid Cloud options (e.g. Disaster Recovery, Business Continuity, resilience)
  • Pricing and Cost Control models

There will be opportunities for Q&A, and follow up discussions.

In addition, there will be an:

  • Overview of the University Cloud Strategy

With opportunities for Q&A, and follow up discussions.

Thu 26
  • A presentation and discussion-style session introducing how IT works in the University of Cambridge. Covering what is expected of an IT professional working within a college, department or University institution, this session will explain what resources are available for them, including IT-specific material.
  • This induction is useful for any new (or relatively new) IT staff, or as a refresher for those who may have missed the opportunity to attend at the start of their IT role within the University.
  • The session will provide the opportunity to network with IT professionals across the University, and to meet UIS staff and Relationship Managers who are key contacts for supporting IT staff.