Tag Archives: Computing & Creative Technologies

Considering a career in computer teaching? Apply for a teaching scholarship that is worth £27,500!

Since 2013 BCS has been working in partnership with the Department for Education to offer a teaching scholarship aimed at creating the next generation of Computing teachers for our secondary schools. To date, the scheme has proved a great success … Continue reading

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Extracurricular activities that will develop your IT skills

Your degree course will not necessarily teach you all the programming languages and technical skills you’ll need to get a graduate job in IT. These are some of the things you can do in addition to university study to ensure … Continue reading

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From Lion King to Harry Potter: tips for making a career in film animation

Animator Alex Williams on his work, London’s VFX industry and what it takes to make it big in the movie… Read More  

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More than 1.7m new jobs for tech specialists in the next decade

Article from Tech Partnership Tech Partnership analysis of ONS data, released this week, paints a detailed picture of the current tech workforce. While its forecasts, carried out with global information services company Experian, offer a strongly positive vision of future … Continue reading

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Cyber Security: What are the hot skills right now?

‘Cyber security sector is failing to fill in the skills gap’, the Financial Times reported in November  but you can probably find similar articles published every month. With the spending increasing to £1.9bn by 2020 just in the UK, it … Continue reading

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Looking to get into the Games Industry? Applications are now open for the 2016 Search for a Star Games Coding and Arts Competition!

Applications are now open for the 2016 Search For A Star games coding & art competitions, with the potential to win dream jobs at leading UK games studios. As part of the award-winning Grads In Games initiative, the Search For … Continue reading

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Creative Industries: the jobs that are in demand

The creative economy is often mentioned as one of the areas of the economy that has growth potential. Here is a list from Labour Market Statistics of those occupations/jobs that are currently in demand… Read More  

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