Our story 

In 1996, armed with just a bike, a computer and lots of neighbours and friends who needed help with a new thing called the internet,  our founder Emma Weston OBE set up Digital Unite.

Today, we are an award-winning social enterprise, working with hundreds of organisations and supporting thousands of people to achieve digital inclusion and enable change.

We want a society where digital technologies and the skills to use them support inclusion and participation for everyone. And we know that the most effective and sustainable way to realise that is through empowering people to help other people with digital skills. That's why we’re the only organisation that focuses exclusively on high quality vocational training and support for Digital Champions.

We are honoured to work with partners from across all sectors and owe a huge thanks to the thousands of Digital Champions who have joined us on our journey. We look forward to joining you on yours. 

Read why Digital Champions achieve effective and sustainable digital inclusion

Take a look at some of our Digital Champion stories and latest news 

Our experience speaks for itself 

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  • An award-winning online learning platform, specifically built for Digital Champions and their organisations
  • Delivering tailored Digital Champion programmes for different organisations, audiences and skills needs 
  • Trusted by councils, housing providers, charities, health trusts and community groups across the UK 
  • Over 3 million people accessing our guides and resources on our website every year
  • A member of the CPD Certification Service, providing quality assured and professionally verified e-learning
  • Approved supplier of digital inclusion training and support by the Crown Commercial Service
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"The customer care, knowledge and diligence shown by Digital Unite's staff is brilliant. I would like to thank all involved who are always pleased to help or provide support. Brilliant work, many thanks."

Marc Davies, Project Manager, Digital Communities Wales

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