What’s the secret to getting into a successful digital career? Which universities offer the best programmes? Am I the right person for the job?
Lydia Carroll shares her placement experience at Microsoft and how she got involved in the DigiGirlz initiative.
“Anyone considering doing a year’s placement should definitely seize the opportunity,” says Tech Industry Gold student Stefan Dupey-Whyte, who is studying at Loughborough University and completed a placement at HSBC.
“Enjoy every moment of the journey. Appreciate the successes but more importantly, learn from the failures. Never be content and always strive for improvement!”
“For me, the best experience was when my class was split into groups and we had the task of coming up with a tech solution to a real-world problem. I came up with the idea of using an app to help solve the issue of overcrowding in Barcelona.”
Students from Loughborough University and Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) impressed employers today with their innovative new technology solutions in support of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
Tech Industry Gold student, Karolina Bargiel, who is studying ITMB at Queen Mary University of London shared her recent experience taking part in an online version of a Techstars Startup Weekend where the team launched a platform for people to share their experiences if they’ve contracted the coronavirus.
Tech Partnership Degrees announces the successful re-accreditation of Tech Industry Gold degree programmes at Queen Mary University of London and the University of West London which took place on 17th October 2019.
This month’s spotlight features includes Aston University which offers the BSc Hons Computer Science with Business, accredited as Tech Industry Gold. Read more about Aston University.