Our Digital Skills Programme

The Digital Skills programme aims to provide our students with hand-on experiences whilst also looking to support start-ups, Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs), charities and not-for-profits scale and grow by boosting their digital skills.

The Digital Skills programme is a two-part project with the aim to improve digital skills. It offers online workshops and the chance for students to participate in virtual work insight projects. 

Workshops

Current students on the programme are invited to bespoke workshops and skills sessions to expand their knowledge and expertise. Previous workshop examples have included: online tools for project management, UX/UI design, digital product design, Adobe design skills, and blogging for business. 

These workshops will be offered to participating students throughout the year.

Work insight projects

As part of the programme, London-based start-ups and SMEs offer a minimum of a 30-hour insight project to a Loughborough University London master's student.

Gain experience, grow your network and expand your CV by collaborating with an external organisation through a Work insight project.

Previous projects have focused on a number of areas including digital content creation, SEO research, app development, social media/digital marketing, product design, web development and lots more.

Selsabil, MSc Security, Peace-building and Diplomacy student

"As a communications volunteer, I was involved in several key areas such as planning, analysis, and strategy. I have built upon my skills and experiences I developed throughout my MSc to contribute to Echo's brand voice and communication strategy."

Previous projects have focused on a number of areas including digital content creation, SEO research, app development, social media/digital marketing, product design, web development and lots more.

Take a look at other previous projects

 

To be eligible for participation in the Digital Skills programme, students must complete an application form and a video interview. For more details and to apply, please click the button below.

Apply for the Digital Skills Programme