Information Services Group: Student Employee Blog

Information Services Group: Student Employee Blog

Hear from students about their experience working in the University's Information Services Group

Our team of students have been employed as part of a pilot scheme to edit, check and create accurate subtitles for the University’s media content. The aim is to improve accessibility for those with hearing loss using media content published by the University. This pilot is the first of its kind, taking on an in-house team […]

Meet the team of students working on the University of Edinburgh’s pilot scheme trialling a new automated subtitling service. Read on to find out why we applied, how we fit it around studying and what valuable experience it has given us as student employees.   Gussie,  Cognition in Science and Society MSc,  part-time student   What appealed […]

      Sean is one of our two Web Development and Support Assistant placement students all the way from Napier. World Record holder of ‘Most Lynda Videos Ever Watched’, he now revels in delivering his daily facts about animals and carrying his French Press back to his desk without spilling the beans.     […]

        Kalvin is the Website and Communication placement student at IS  from Napier University. When he is not gathering cookies (not the edible ones, you fool), he practices his stunning Irish accent.          Background Story I was very enthusiastic the first time I heard about the opportunity of doing work […]

      Anita is our Web Developer/Tester Intern. You’ll find her transcending her projects as she graces the world with whimsical verses and puns. Whilst she might try to deny she is a spy or the Leader of the Whole Wide World, do not be fooled: the illumAnita exists.        Beep, beep, beep, beep, […]

      Eddie is a Project Management Intern, working in ISG on a number of projects. Whether it’s bussing around to King’s or the Medical School, making process maps, or digging through the library’s image archives, he’s always kept busy. Outside work you might find him enjoying a wide range of live music from Scottish and […]

    IK is a Project Management Intern at ISG and by far the sharpest dresser. Armed with a triple espresso, he’s often on the go between Argyle House and his true love, Payroll.      Similarly to many other interns, I wasn’t confident on what to expect from my summer. Perhaps the title of my […]

    Ben is a programmer studying Computer Science at The University of Edinburgh, specialising in back-end web development. He spends his spare time programming, watching TV shows, and discussing politics over a cuppa. He is spending his summer working on MyEd as part of the Web Interfaces Team.         Most people […]

        Pedro is interning in Project Management at Project Services. He’s passionate about computer science, management, and lunch breaks. His intern job includes anything from software upgrades to preparation for the academic start of year.       I lied. I don’t actually live in the office, but 30 seconds away from […]

    Perry Liu is the Lecture Recording Intern in IS. He scours Media Hopper Create for the best videos, and works on communication channels such as Twitter. He occasionally does some actual work too.     If you’ve watched any film trailers in the past few years,  you might have seen a three-second teaser […]


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