Developing resilience

“I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work” – Thomas Edison

lightbulbs

According to legend, Thomas Edison made thousands of prototypes of the incandescent light bulb before he finally got it right. And, since the prolific inventor was awarded more than 1,000 patents, it’s easy to imagine him failing on a daily basis in his lab at Menlo Park.

In spite of struggling with “failure” throughout his… [continue]

iSaint is dead, long live MySaint!

Huge congratulations to Victoria Davidson-Mayhew and Jacqui Ritchie of the SER Programme, and many thanks to the ITS staff that supported them and School/Unit staff that guided them, as MySaint has took its place on the student and staff pages at the beginning of this week.

MySaint arrives as an entirely new portal function that provides a single point of entry for a variety of services and systems that students and staff use on a regular basis. Look for MySaint on the ribbon at the top of the page where iSaint used to be.

Corporate Communications have very kindly offered their assistance in getting the message out across the university and flyers/posters have already gone out in the internal mail.