WiST Webinar | LinkedIn: You’re Virtually the Best

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our WiST events are aimed at women in the technology sector (or with a keen interest in the industry) to learn from other inspirational women and network with like-minded people. All events are entirely free thanks to funding support from the Welsh Government’s European Social Fund. Our next event will take place via Zoom between 11.45am-1.15pm on Friday 3rd December. … Read More

Swansea Science Festival: Incredible Innovation

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Science Festival WP

Join us at Swansea Science Festival as we explore innovations and ground-breaking moments through history. This year, for the first time, Swansea Science Festival is inviting you and your class to be a part of its very first Schools Programme designed to invigorate and inspire pupils nationwide by exploring the breath-taking world of innovation! You will receive an exciting resource … Read More

Young people in Cardiff get excited about Computer Science

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

We recently partnered with the Cardiff Youth Service Digital team to provide a four-day computer science programme for people aged 11-16 in Cardiff to learn how to code and programme. The event involved writing code, and developing and implementing a software program. Over the four days, staff from our Cardiff University hub delivered online sessions for the young people taking … Read More

Free Virtual Coding Club for Pupils Across Wales

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues, and we now offer after-school virtual code clubs for children aged 9-16. Technoclub is an opportunity for young people to gain computing experience during live interactive sessions outside of school. The club provides a free weekly session where pupils will learn new Computer Science skills whilst working towards … Read More

Case Study: Dave Breeze

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Dave is a Software Developer at Vizolution, a fintech company based in Swansea Bay. It was through his role at Vizolution that he signed up for our fully-funded Degree Apprenticeship programme. Dave initially got into computer science purely as a way to solve problems. He was working in an admin job and there were dozens of repetitive tasks being done … Read More

Decisions, Dilemmas and DigiTech

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[Blog by Delivery Officer Nia John] It has been an interesting academic year, to say the least – school closures, learning from home and self-isolation have become routine. However, that doesn’t mean that everything is different, and for thousands of pupils across Wales, now is the time to be making decisions about their futures by choosing their GCSE and A-Level … Read More

Case Study: Aled-Wyn John

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Aled works within Swansea University‘s Estates department as a systems administrator and has a keen interest in sports. He was first made aware of the Degree Apprenticeship programme through his line manager and jumped at the chance of getting involved. After a short interview and a small test, he was accepted onto the course… Aled had an interest in IT … Read More

STEM Academy 2021 Success

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

As part of Technocamps’ STEM Academy this Summer, we hosted a whole load of fun activities across Wales to inspire, motivate and engage young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths subjects. We welcomed hundreds of children across the country to our hubs! Using everyday items, such as washing powder, drinks bottles and jugs, they made slime, shot rockets, saved … Read More

Free ‘earn while you learn’ Degree Apprenticeship for employees in Wales

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Degree Apprenticeship

The next intake of our Degree Apprenticeship programme starts in September 2021! Earn a BSc in Applied Software Engineering without leaving employment (or paying a penny). Our Degree Apprenticeship programme combines traditional academic learning in a University environment with work-based projects that allow you to apply your newly acquired academic knowledge to your role at work. This innovative programme allows … Read More

Education Conference 2021: In Touch with Digital

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

We are hosting our 2021 Education Conference on Thursday 4th November! The aim is to bring Wales’s digital educators together to share best practice, inform on the newest curriculum changes and promote the available support to them. The FREE event will be held in-person in the Liberty Stadium in Swansea and live streamed for those who are unable to attend. … Read More