My Year as an Apprentice with City-REDI

Ellie Macdonald talks about her experiences as City-REDI’s first apprentice and how it has benefited her career going back into education. I started at City-REDI in January of 2022 and it was one of the best decisions I made going back into education after I graduated in 2021. I learnt new skills in classroom sessions … Continue reading “My Year as an Apprentice with City-REDI”

Why Should we use Social Media for Research Impact?

Ellie Macdonald discusses how social media can be a positive tool for sharing and discovering research. Having started my digital marketing apprenticeship and having a passion for everything social media, I have learned a lot in the range of courses I have completed and the opportunities I have been offered. I have looked at the … Continue reading “Why Should we use Social Media for Research Impact?”

National Apprenticeship Week: The Importance of Apprentices

Ellie Macdonald recently started at City-REDI / WMREDI as a Digitial Marketing Apprentice. For National Apprenticeship Week, Ellie talks about why she decided to become an apprentice and the significance of apprenticeships for the workplace. Apprenticeships help you get your foot in the door in a work environment that you want to be in. They … Continue reading “National Apprenticeship Week: The Importance of Apprentices”

Meet Ellie Macdonald, City-REDI/WMREDI’s New Apprentice

I am the new digital marketing and communications apprentice at City-REDI. I am hoping my degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Salford can help me to create new and inspiring content for our audience as I embark on a new career. An apprenticeship was not something I wanted to do when I finished … Continue reading “Meet Ellie Macdonald, City-REDI/WMREDI’s New Apprentice”