Wikimedia UK welcomes new starters for Wikimania

Wikimedia UK is delighted to welcome three new staff to support the delivery of the Wikimania conference. John Cummings, Chris McKenna and Fabian Tompsett will be working with the charity until the end of August to support the volunteer conference team. All three are Wikimedians with a good understanding of the movement and the charity…. read more »

Reflections on two years in post

This post was written by Stevie Benton, Wikimedia UK’s Head of External Relations They say that the passage of time is relative, and I agree. The last two years have passed both extremely quickly and yet slowly. I’ve been working for Wikimedia UK for two years now, having started on 19 March 2012. The process… read more »

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 »