The Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Students Society is designed for all Londonmet students but with much focus on mature students. The society aims to bring together and equip mature and all students with essential ICT skills and knowledge, enabling them to effectively update themselves with and navigate the digital world to succeed in their academic pursuits at London Metropolitan University.
The primary objectives of the ICT Society are as follows:
a) Develop foundational ICT skills: Provide a solid foundation in fundamental ICT concepts, terminology, and tools.
b) Enhance digital literacy: Improve participants' digital literacy by fostering their understanding and proficiency in using various digital tools, applications, and online platforms.
c) Promote effective information management: Teach techniques for efficient information retrieval, evaluation, and management, including critical thinking skills to assess the validity and reliability of digital sources.
d) Foster Collaboration and communication: Enhance students' ability to collaborate and communicate effectively using digital tools, facilitating their integration into the academic and professional environments.
e) Ensure online safety and security: Educate participants about best practices in online safety, privacy, and security, enabling them to protect their personal information and maintain a safe digital presence.
f) Encourage peer support: To allow students to support and learn from each other and with each other.