Still unsure about whether you're choosing the best tech degree?
If you are interested in technology and want to develop employability skills over the course of your degree, find out more about the IT Management for Business (ITMB) or Software Development for Business (SDfB) degrees, available from 20 leading universities across the UK.
From working with SEGA to Big Data - the ITMB degree gave me the confidence to aim high
Thanks to the experience and connections he made on the ITMB degree course with the University of West London (UWL), Damien secured a job as an IT Systems Specialist for a corporate company, while still in his 3rd year. Here he shares some advice for future ITMB students.
The apprenticeship levy - please share your thoughts
Three months after its introduction, the Tech Partnership is keen to understand how employers are currently using the apprenticeship levy. If you are an employer of digital or tech staff, please have your say. Deadline is 1st Sep.
Why we exist
The digital economy is a great success story. Digitisation is changing every business in every sector in the UK today. Not only does the digital industry directly contribute £100 billion a year to the UK economy, it's also key to innovation across the economy, underpinning growth, business competitiveness and public service improvement. Digital also drives job growth: 1.8 million people are employed in the UK digital workforce, a rise of 28% over the past decade.
But the digital economy faces a big challenge...
A shortage of skills is preventing businesses and workers from fulfilling their potential in a digital sector.
What’s more, too few young people – especially girls – are attracted by digital careers.
Tech Partnership membership is FREE and open to all employers of tech professionals in the UK. Join today and show your support for creating the digital skills for a prosperous UK digital economy.
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