New Podcast Series Launched to Encourage Young People to Consider STEM Careers

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

Our podcast, Technotalks, aims to entertain and inform young people about the careers available to them in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths sectors. Series 2 is out now! Each week, inspiring people in STEM careers discuss what their job involves, their career path and the exciting new technology in their field. Laura Roberts, our USW Regional Coordinator, hosts the … Read More

Case Study: Kane Pirankar & Abena Amo

Megan ChickCase Study, News

Kane and Abena are undertaking their placement years with Technocamps at our Swansea hub. We chatted to them about their love for tech and where they see their careers going after graduating… Tell us a little about yourselves.Kane: I’m Kane, I grew up in London and moved to Swansea for university and I love F1! I studied Computer Science at … Read More

Free STEM Workshops for Secondary Schools

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

Our very popular STEM and Computer Science workshops for schools support the digital curriculum and can be adapted based on your school’s needs. Workshops vary in length between 1 hour and half a day. All workshops are fully funded through support from the Welsh Government. Swansea Web Development with DreamweaverThese sessions are aimed at older KS3 and KS4 pupils to … Read More

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

Megan ChickNews, News and Events

Degree Apprenticeship

The next intake of our Degree Apprenticeship programme starts in September 2022! 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

Free After-School Coding Clubs for Pupils in Wales

Megan ChickEvent, News, News and Events

Our commitment to providing children with the skills they need to develop and grow continues, and we now offer after-school 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 an … Read More

Annual Report 2021

Megan ChickAnnual Report, News

We had a busy 2021, with a mixture of virtual and in-person teaching, hosting our huge STEM Academy in the Summer and creating a whole host of new ways to support children and teachers in Wales with their Computing education. All in all, we’ve had a successful year, thanks to the commitment of our wonderful staff members and partners, and … Read More

LGBT+ History Month: 10 Influential Technology Pioneers

Megan ChickBlog

This LGBT+ History Month, we’re celebrating computer science pioneers within the LGBT+ community. Peter LandinPeter Landin studied mathematics at Cambridge University, where his insight that computer programs could be based on mathematical logic led to programming languages that could be universally understood by different machines.  He designed the abstract programming language ISWIM and the SECD virtual machine, both of which … Read More

Free Computational Workshops for Primary Schools in Blaenau Gwent

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

We are so excited to announce that we are offering free LEGO Spike Prime kits and workshops to primary schools to support the development of their new curriculum! Our new project, in partnership with with Cardiff Metropolitan University through our Community Renewal Funding, is offering primary schools in Blaenau Gwent on opportunity to book three Computer Science workshops throughout the … Read More

Newsbyte: Winter 2022

Megan ChickNews, Newsletter

Hello and welcome to our Winter 2022 edition of Newsbyte! It’s a brand new year and, we have so much planned for the coming months, we can’t wait to get stuck in. As always, contact us if there is anything we can help you with. Here’s what we have been up to since the last edition. In the meantime, follow … Read More

Working with Theatr na nÓg to teach young people about migration

Megan ChickEvent, News and Events

We are working with our partner, Theatr na nÓg, to educate schoolchildren in Wales on the reasons people migrate across the world. The play, The Arandora Star, which tells the story of the Italian communities living in Wales during WWII, will showcase as a live theatre production at The Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea in Spring 2022. Theatr na nÓg returns to the … Read More