19 April

Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival

Punch and Judy fans of all ages will love this family puppet festival The annual Covent Garden May Fayre & Puppet Festival (which celebrates its 42nd anniversary in 2017), brings together Punch and Judy professors from around the country for a day of jolly old-fashioned fun. The grand procession at 11am is led by a brass band, and culminates with a birthday toast to Mr Punch,…

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18 April

12 digital marketing and customer experience tips for success

Creating great customer experiences separates market leaders from the rest of the pack. Here are 12 ideas, best practices, strategies and words of advice for advancing your digital marketing efforts in the year ahead. 1. Digital transformation is ‘all or nothing’ Adobe CEO and President Shantanu Narayen addressed the pain points many organizations face today: The need to stay ahead of competitors, the struggle to achieve…

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18 April

Agencies love our Event Management students

Daniel Halpin from Cogs & Marvel said: "At Cogs & Marvel, we have a great working relationship with Fitzwilliam Institute. In the last six months, we’ve offered three internships to recent graduates, one of whom has recently been promoted to a Junior Project Manager position. With many of our team having graduated from Fitzwilliam Institute, we value the training they have received there in preparing them…

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11 April

Pluto about Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate students

Pluto, one of Ireland's top event management agencies, has taken Fitzwilliam Institute's postgraduate events students on 3-month internships for many years. Many of these students secured full-time jobs in Pluto at the end of their arranged work experience module. See what one of Pluto's Account Directors has to say about Fitzwilliam Institute's students: "Pluto has taken students on placement from Fitzwilliam Institute Group over the past…

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10 April

Six years after finishing the course, I volunteered to work with the UN in Nairobi, Kenya, which has been my home ever since

Andreas Needham, one of our top Diploma in Public Relations graduates tells us how Fitzwilliam Institute's part-time evening course led to his successful Communications Officer career with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency: "I took the night classes for my Diploma in Public Relations with the Fitzwilliam Institute. I was working in marketing communications and PR in a tech company when I started the course, having recently…

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3 April

April Fools from the tech industry

There’s nothing like a giant, powerful technology company really letting its collective hair down with a goofy April Fools’ announcement. Do you think that we’re fooled, giant, powerful technology companies? We see you there, lurking behind your jolly masks. Anyway, here’s the 2017 installment of this collective exercise in well-choreographed image management. Enjoy. The iFixit micro toolkit The specialist tools that iFixit uses for its widely…

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3 April

Google's Android hacking contest fails to attract exploits

Six months ago, Google offered to pay US$200,000 to any researcher who could remotely hack into an Android device by knowing only the victim's phone number and email address. No one stepped up to the challenge. While that might sound like good news and a testament to the mobile operating system's strong security, that's likely not the reason why the company's Project Zero Prize contest attracted…

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3 April

React JavaScript library gets an IDE

React, Facebook's JavaScript library for building UIs, is getting a dedicated IDE for web development, called Reactide. Offered by developers calling themselves Team Reactide, the IDE serves as a cross-platform desktop application that provides a custom browser simulator; build tool and server configuration become unnecessary, the project description said. Team Reactide said the IDE, offered under an MIT license, was the first ever for dedicated React…

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3 April

Eight Tips for IT Career Longevity

As with all things worthwhile, pursuing a career that is meaningful and fulfilling requires a significant investment in preparation and learning. Most of us have a signifier of success that we want to reach. Once we reach the point where we feel we are finally “there,” though, how do we decide where to put our focus? How can we keep our careers on track for the…

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30 March

5 Digital Marketing Ideas That Could Improve Your Brand Growth in 2017

With 2016 officially in the rear-view mirror, it’s time to start thinking about how your marketing strategy will evolve in 2017. It’s a good idea to step back for a moment, assess the success of last year’s marketing campaigns, and consider ways to evolve your digital strategy in the year to come. Overall, 2016 was a year filled with changes and advancements in the digital space.…

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