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Our 2015 summer school

Written on September 14, 2015 at 10:05 pm, by

The 2015 summer school has just ended and we’re getting great feedback in from the participants. It’s good to see that they are pretty happy with the experience they had (leaving aside the problem with hot water in the university accommodation – we escaped the blame for that). “It was the most engaging and inspiring course  Continue Reading »

Our latest graduates

Written on January 7, 2014 at 2:44 pm, by

Over the last few years, starting while we were part of the University of Reading, the Simplification Centre has run a university-accredited training programme leading to a Certificate of Higher Education. Here are our latest graduates, all working on customer communications for HM Revenue & Customs. Well done to Michelle Loan, Vivian Boateng, Vijaya Solanki, Kelly Lloyd and Andrea  Continue Reading »

Summer School on Syros

Written on October 14, 2013 at 3:47 pm, by

We’re just back from our first summer school – a week in the sun (and rain) of the island of Syros, Greece, where the design department of the University of the Aegean is based. It was an immersive experience, with an intense programme of lectures, discussions and group working. We’re now producing a short booklet  Continue Reading »

Summer School: early discount ending soon

Written on June 20, 2013 at 11:02 am, by

We’re really looking forward to the 2013 summer school on Syros island, Greece, 30 September to 4 October. Places are filling up, and the early discount ends on 30 June – so if you plan to come, don’t delay registration too long. We will start a waiting list if we get more applicants than places,  Continue Reading »

Information Design summer school: programme now published

Written on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am, by

We’re looking forward to the Information Design summer school, 30 September to 4 October, which we’re organising in partnership with the University of the Aegean, and the International Institute for Information Design. We’re holding it on the island of Syros, so it’s going to be quite a memorable and intensive week. There’ll be a really  Continue Reading »