What skills do I need for the future? How can I achieve my personal goals? How can I thrive academically?

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What is Your Digital Edge?

Your Digital Edge is a community to help you navigate, participate and create with digital skills and confidence.

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What are these ‘digital skills’ you speak of?

Digital skills are capabilities that will give you information and communication technology (ICT) know-how.JISC 7-elements of digital capabilities

JISC (who champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research) has identified seven key elements of digital literacy that will help students successfully navigate, participate, and create in online and technology spaces with confidence. Media literacy; Information literacy; Digital Scholarship; Learning skills; ICT literacy; Career & Identity management; and, Communications and collaboration make up the seven elements.

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