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Unlock your Creativity with Adobe

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Working with our technology partners, LaTTe, along with Learning Futures and ITDS are pleased to showcase a series of events to provide the opportunity for our staff to learn what is possible with the use of technology in the workplace, on your terms. We are bringing you the big names in the tech industry so they can show you the most up-to-date information and trends that are taking place globally. This page will list our events where you learn more about the possibilities of technology.

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Creativity is considered one of the most important skills required to thrive in the workplace in the next 20 years. Having skills in creativity, collaboration and complex problem solving is a great way to prepare for the future. Adobe is a world leader in digital creativity and enabling digital literacy.

As a part of our Colloquium and planned workshops with Adobe, we will have two workshops, held on 26 February, to learn how you can become a digital storyteller using Adobe Spark. We are only accepting a max of 20 people per workshop, so please register quickly to ensure your place.

Adobe Spark for web and mobile makes it fast and easy to create social graphics, web pages and video stories anywhere for free. Simply pick a design template, add your photo and text and quickly resize your creation to fit your favourite social media site or blog. With Spark Page, transform words, images and videos into dynamic web stories with Spark. Put a unique twist on anything — a book report, weekly newsletter or your latest travel adventure.

The sessions will be held by Dr Tim Kitchen, Adobe’s Senior Education Specialist for APAC, will teach you how to use this tool seamlessly and creatively. We will have a series of events held within the year, so if this one does not suit, please be reassured that we will have more soon.

Adobe Workshop Details

Date: 26 February 2020
Location: Parramatta South, EA.LG.18 (Computer Lab)

Choice of two timeslots:

  • 10:00am - 11:00am; OR
  • 11:30am - 12:30pm

Registrations for this workshop have now closed.

Please contact Katie Elcombe if you have further questions.

Previous Sessions


Unlock your creativity

Creativity is considered one of the most important skills required to thrive in the workplace in the next 20 years. Having skills in creativity, collaboration and complex problem solving is a great way to prepare for the future. Adobe is a world leader in digital creativity and enabling digital literacy.

This Adobe keynote Lunch & Learn showcased how to unlock your creativity using Adobe Creative Cloud applications.

Dr Tim Kitchen, Adobe’s Senior Education Specialist for APAC, focused on some of the research behind the importance of creativity. Tim also shared how and why Adobe Creative Cloud is making a positive difference and enhancing creativity in education institutions all over the globe.

This session covered:

  • Importance of Digital literacy and Education Initiatives Keynote with Dr Tim Kitchen.
  • WSU and partnership with Adobe.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 – Services and Storage.

Technology in the Workplace

Citrix, a company that focuses on people-centric solutions will be visiting Western Sydney University on 25 July 2019. We will hold a one hour workshop demonstrating the possibilities of using Citrix, with afternoon tea being provided afterwards and a chance to interact with some of their products and talk to their experts.

The event will look at:

  • Security: Be secure in the knowledge that your information and privacy is protected.
  • Accessible: Believe in choice and being accessible anywhere, anytime.
  • Increased Collaboration: The key to success and being able to collaborate seamlessly and transparently with your colleagues.
  • User experience: Should be positive and second to none.