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College Bursary to Support Stem Study

June 15, 2020

A leading local College is offering financial support to help students access University level study in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects.   Truro and Penwith College has announced it will be offering a £1,000 non-means tested ‘Technical Bursary’ to students starting STEM University level courses in September 2020….

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What Exactly Do You Do?

February 21, 2020

by Robert Wiltshire – Software Cornwall Education Outreach Selling a Career in Software to Students Over the last two and a half years I have been building up the connections with schools around the county. Most secondary schools have received assemblies for most year groups and we have been in…

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Career boosting options for young people in Cornwall

January 31, 2020

There are currently 4.3 million young people aged 16-24 in the UK, but according to research around 12% of them are struggling to get work because of a lack of relevant work experience. In Cornwall the work of the Careers Hub has been praised for helping young people to increase…

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Leading the tech revolution

January 29, 2020

New courses in digital and information technologies are being offered with ten bursaries worth £1k each available to Cornish students. I Am Digital has launched a new scheme designed to provide a digital and information technology education to students, while giving them the opportunity to work with some of the…

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Pool Academy Student given a Christmas gift

January 9, 2020

An inspiring computer whizz from Pool Academy was given an extra Christmas present to help boost his future career in technology. Members of Digital Academy in Cornwall College, Headforwards and Software Cornwall have been so impressed with Riley Mugford’s computer skills they wanted to boost his learning by getting together…

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Photo of Robert Wiltshire accepting a tech south west award

Software Cornwall Winner of the Best Education Initiative

December 16, 2019

Robert Wiltshire was presented the award at the Tech South West Awards held in Exeter on 27th November. Presented the award by Ben Bolton and Charlotte Collyer, Regional Coordinators of the South West’s two Local Digital Skills Partnerships. Software Cornwall members Bluefruit Software also won an award for the Best…

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