Sustainability skills gap must be plugged to meet the South West of England’s cyber security aspirations

Jonny Dibble News

New research shows the extent of the Southwest’s demand for sustainable living, as the majority would consider a home to be worth more money if it was sustainably constructed. A report released alongside the research highlights the technical skills that are needed if the Southwest’s consumers’ green ambitions are to be met.   The skills to succeed: Meeting the country’s evolving technical …

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Applied Computing Students Learn About the World of Employment

Jonny Dibble News

Our Applied Computing students are ready to take on the world of employment!   This week we have had guest speaker Benedict van der Linde CMgr MCMI, who ran a day of workshops on professional career coaching and employability for our BSc (Hons) Applied Computing undergraduates. This workshop taught students about self-reflection as well as giving them interview tips, techniques for …

Computing Star Jack Heading for WorldSkills Finals!

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Weston College and University Centre Weston alumni Jack Kimmins is proving his amazing talents in computing as he is selected for the finals of the WorldSkills national competition. WorldSkills UK is an independent charity that works with employers, education and governments, supporting young people across the world via competitions-based training, testing their ability to achieve world-class standards in the biennial …

Congratulations to our WorldSkills UK national finalists!

Jonny Dibble News

WorldSkills UK has announced over 400 students and apprentices who will be battling it out across 64 disciplines to be crowned national skills champions. We are extremely proud to share that this includes UCW Applied Computing BSc student Jack Kimmins, who will be competing in the national Web Design finals, hosted by Weston College later this year. Four FE learners …