Reflections on two years in post

  This post was written by Jon Davies, Chief Executive Exactly two years ago today I started working for Wikimedia UK and what a memorable day that was. It was a Saturday and I took an early train to Coventry to find out what exactly a ‘backstage pass’ meant and what Wikimedians actually looked like… read more »

Wici Cymru & Wikimedia UK – Rheolwr Cymru / Wales Manager

Please see further down the page for this notice in English Mae Wici Cymru a Wikimedia UK yn chwilio am Reolwr i Gymru i ddatblygu’r Wicipedia Cymraeg a Saesneg yng Nghymru drwy ysbrydoli a hyfforddi golygyddion newydd drwy gynllun y prosiect Llwybrau Byw! Dylai’r Rheolwr fod yn brofiadol mewn: golygu prosiectau Wicimedia (Cymraeg a Saesneg),… read more »

HEA Senior Fellowship for Wikimedia UK Education Organiser

Wikimedia UK’s Education Organiser, Dr Toni Sant, has received professional recognition as Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. The HEA is the national professional organisation for lecturers in UK universities, and Senior Fellowships are awarded only to experienced staff able to demonstrate outstanding impact and influence in teaching and supporting the student experience, both within their… read more »

Jonathan Cardy joins Wikimedia UK as GLAM Organiser

Wikimedia UK is pleased to announce that Jonathan Cardy (aka WereSpielChequers) is joining us as our GLAM Organiser – co-ordinating and expanding our Outreach work with Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAMs). Jonathan will be starting work on 3rd April. Jonathan is already known among active Wikimedians especially in London where he is a regular… read more »

Toni Sant joins Wikimedia UK as Education Organiser

Wikimedia UK is excited to announce that Toni Sant is joining our team as our Education Organiser. Toni will be starting work during the week beginning 18 March. Toni is already known among active Wikimedians in the UK as well as globally as he has been active with Wikipedia education programmes for the past couple… read more »

Katie Chan joins Wikimedia UK as Volunteer Support Organiser

Wikimedia UK  is delighted to announce that Katie Chan is joining our team as our Volunteer Support Organiser. Katie will be starting work on 11 March and is already well known to much of our community as she is a long time Wikimedian and volunteer. Below Katie introduces herself in her own words. We’re sure… read more »

Live web chat with Wikimedia UK – tonight!

Here at Wikimedia UK we like to keep in touch with our volunteers and the people interested in our work using as many methods as possible. To this end, we’re hosting an online web chat at 5.30pm this evening, Wednesday 16 January. Some of the staff from our office will be on hand to answer… read more »

Join us! Wikimedia UK is recruiting

In order to support our ambitious programme of work over the next year and beyond, Wikimedia UK is recruiting people to fill three key roles within our growing team – a Volunteer Support Organiser, a GLAM Organiser and an Education Organiser. The Volunteer Support Organiser will perform a key function for us. The Wikimedia movement… read more »

A happy New Year to everyone from Wikimedia UK

This is a message in two parts. Take a look at the video made by Wikimedia UK’s staff, then read the text from Jon Davies, Wikimedia UK Chief Executive. 2013 is set to be an important year for Wikimedia UK. Having opened our office we are maturing into a leading chapter in the global Wikimedia… read more »