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Discover Computing: Crossed Wires – Where will it take me?

Event providers: UCEN Manchester

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Since 2020, it is estimated that one million computer science jobs in America are going unfilled because there are not enough students graduating with the right skills.

Let’s fix this.

Did you know that a career in Computing can literally take you anywhere around the world because cybersecurity is at an all-time high? Skills in Computing are similar so if you’re willing to learn then you can always switch roles.

This workshop will explore the different career options and opportunities available and the pathways into a range of computing sectors you can take with tutors from the sector. Pathways that will be covered in the sessions are – Software Development, Network Security/Cybersecurity, Network Engineering, Computing/Computer Science. Oh, and hacking!!

The workshop includes a range of activities, UCEN alumni data, along with a Q&A panel with the host.

Available Wednesday afternoons.

Contact me at kbell@ucenmanchester.ac.uk for more information on how we can book/ modify the workshop for your pupils.

Event Age Groups IconY10, Y11, Y12, Y13

On Request

Wednesday afternoon

Online or face to face

Gatsby benchmark 2 4 7

RPF learner outcomes LO1 LO5 LO6

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Booking info

Available Places: 25-30