MA in Digital Humanities nominated for gradireland Higher Education Awards 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 16:00

We are delighted to announce that the MA in Digital Humanities has been shortlisted for the gradireland Higher Education Awards in the ‘Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences’ category!

The awards ceremony will take place on Friday 24th November 2017 in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry.  There will also be a Symposium taking place from 10.00am on the day for learning and exchange of best practice in the realms of course development, marketing and careers support for postgrads.

Symposium highlights include: 

A presentation from Prof. Liz Thomas, Liz Thomas Associates Ltd:-

“Developing a whole institution approach to improve student retention and success”
This presentation will share research findings and approaches to help institutions to move from pockets of excellence, to a strategic approach, to improving student retention and success; and encourage institutions to reflect on their own strengths, challenges and next steps. 

A choice of breakout sessions:-

  • Session 1: “’The entrepreneur or the entrepreneurial graduate’   - what matters in Higher Education in Ireland?”

Presented by Dr. Breda Kenny – Chair, Campus Entrepreneurship Enterprise Network

  • Session 2: “Content Marketing Masterclass for Higher Education”

Presented by The Irish Times Content Studio

  • Session 3: “A practical guide to developing student resilience”

Presented by Dave Kilmartin – Head of Service, Dublin Institute of Technology

You can view the full list of shortlisted courses for the Awards, as well as find out more information on all the speakers and presentations which will take place on the day here.


Digital Arts & Humanities