Staying safe online

The internet is a great, modern tool but it is important to understand some of the basic rules and best practices to ensure your internet safety. 1. Keep your systems up to date. The most popular operating systems (Apple, Microsoft and Linux) provide automatic security updates. As long as you have an internet connection, these…

Did you know? you have access to LinkedIn Learning (Lynda.com) courses through SHU

Advance your career with LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com). Discover the most in-demand business, tech and creative skills with personalised recommendations and courses taught by industry experts. Whether you want to learn leadership skills, build a mobile app, or how to use software, LinkedIn Learning has something for you. Take marketing classes, get management training, learn…

App of the week: Too Good To Go

‘Too Good To Go’ appĀ gives stores and restaurants a way to sell surplus portions of food at a discount by advertising them for collection later in the day. Users get to eat cheaply as well as saving tasty, nutritious food from being thrown away. This can range from bakeries that need to bake fresh everyday…

app of the week: Signal

Signal is a secure and open source messaging application that replaces that regular SMS app on your phone. Messages to and from other Signal users are sent over the internet and protected by very strong end-to-end encryption. In addition to text and SMS messaging, Signal also supports secure voice (VoIP) and video calls between users.…

app of the week: StudentUniverse Flights

Before you jet off, you need to find and book your dream holiday. While Skyscanner and Momondo always seem to have good deals, it is definitely worth it to check the StudentUniverse Flights App, which offers cheaper rates for students on flights and hotels. We all love a student discount, right? The app’s layout is…