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Digital Creativity

What is digital creativity?

Digital creativity is about using digital tools and technologies to explore creative ideas and new ways of displaying your ideas, research, or work.

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Digital Creativity Week 2018 project

The video below shows the digital output created by a group of students during our Digital Creativity Week 2018. To find out more, see our Digital Creativity site.

Digital Creativity Week 2018 project video

Digital Creativity Week 2018 students video

Where can I get started?

If you can't wait for one of our Digital Creativity training sessions or you're looking for extra information, we have a selection of online resources to help using these tools and concepts.

Data visualisation

Need to communicate your data in interesting and creative ways? Want to know the possibilities beyond a list of data and statistics? Here we look at the principles of data visualisation from the spreadsheet to the work of art.


Being able to write code and program a computer is a skill that gets ever more useful in our digitally focused world. There's a wealth of creative opportunities - from creating an app to making art - that can be done with some coding knowledge. We look at different programming languages and how to get started.