Again an expanded event with eleven companies and over 30 industry guests telling computing & creative technology students what’s happening in the industry and where the opportunities are. Many thanks to students and guests alike for their enthusiastic participation in this event.
Today our expanded computing & creative technology event brought together over 80 students with 22 industry guests for an intensive session of networking. Many thanks to our students bringing their eagerness for success to the event and many thanks to our guests for their commitment to this event.
We’re pleased to be hosting a visit to the Paisley Campus by Albert Kawmi and Duncan Nicoll and who are Lead Developers within the Digital Development team at STV. They’ll be doing talk in the scheduled class of my Web Server Technology class in E113 (Networking Lab) at 1415 on Friday 10th March. Students on the[…]
Yesterday our computing & creative technology speed networking event brought together 90 students & industry guests for a lively and informative afternoon of making connections. Many thanks to our students for their enthusiasm and many thanks to our guests for coming to meet our students.
We’d like to say thank you to Gillian Anderson and James Rae of Traveltek for their talk on the business, developer roles and other opportunities for graduates. It was rapid return to UWS for James as he was a student here less than a year ago. See Traveltek jobs for current vacancies. Mark Davison (UWS),[…]
Graham Martin & Craig Syme gave us an insightful and entertaining talk on their work developing software for car hire business at Skyscanner. It generated lots of questions from enthusiastic students. Cameron Nicolson (Web & Mobile Development final year) said “A great insight into A/B testing to measure user interaction and the impact on the business[…]
We’d like to say thank you to John Gallagher of Arnold Clark. He gave us a stimulating presentation on his experience of the benefits of agile working in the real world of business and tech development. The students really appreciate the time he gave us to answer questions and speak to individuals.
It’s that time of year again when I ask a few of questions… Do you have any project ideas or suggested hot technologies/themes for Honours projects starting in Sept/Oct 2015? Do you or your company want to collaborate on or mentor an Honours student project? My area is web & mobile but we also have[…]
“Great event at UWS Paisley showcasing student work. Highly recommend anybody attends, especially if you’re looking to hire graduates. A must attend for students as well, it’s where I met my current employer. Employers can get in touch with organisers Mark Davison and Evelyn FitzPatrick.” Ali Tufail Web Developer at The Drum | Modern Marketing Please[…]
“Back in 2009, I attended the annual Digital Futures event at the University of the West of Scotland and was offered my first job. It’s truly a great way for employers to meet talented students. I mentored a student of exceptional quality this year so would highly recommend that all employers go along and see[…]