An exciting week, filled with events to get up to speed with what’s happening in the IT field around the North West.

Learn about tools and techniques used in industry by those who use them everyday.

Come and meet those from the IT sector to ask your burning questions about the new roles appearing in the job market. Discover the world of Cybersecurity and the opportunities it offers.

Make useful contacts that can bring you closer to your next internship, placement or job; learn to network and try out your newly acquired skills.

Programme of activities

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Feb 8th, Careers Studio, Alsop Building

Have fun and test your development skills (lunch provided)

10.00 - 18.00: Compsoc Hackathon

Feb 10th:

Learn how to network like a pro

13.00 - 14.00: How to network

                        Room 6.05, EEE

You don’t want to be a developer? Don’t despair and come and explore the new emerging roles in the UK 

17.00 - 19.00: Exploring Alternative Careers

                        G-Flex, Central Teaching Laboratory (CTL)

Confirmd speakers:  Unilever, Matalan, Barclays, Yozu, Degree53, MCQN, and many more

Feb 11th:

Find the right SME for your next work opportunity

13.00 - 14.00: Now you SME me!

                        Room 6.05, EEE

Learn more about the world of Cyber

17.00 - 19.00: Careers in Cyber Security

19.00 - 20.00: Cyber Security Poster session

                        G-Flex, Central Teaching Laboratory (CTL)

Confirmd speakers:  KPMG, NCSC, and many more

Feb 12th:

Industry lead tutorials: learn to use the tools industry adopts from the expert

13.30 - 15.30: Tutorial: Intro to Unix (Dave Shield, Department of Computer Science)

                        Lab 2, Holt Building

15.00 - 15.40: Coffee break

15.45 - 17.15: Tutorial: Intro to Javascript (Joe Furness, The Very Group)

                        Lab 5, Holt Building            


Feb 13th:

Freshen up your application writing skills

13.00 - 14.00: Making a successful application

                        Room 6.05, EEE

Meet alumni and friends of CS in an exciting networking event

17.00 - 20.00: Alumni & Friends

                       Victoria Gallery and Museum

Attending:   Unilever, The Lead Agency, Ambersail, Astech, Informed Solutions, Yozu, Csols, D3t, Carpenters Group, Ivanti, The Very Group, MCQN Ltd, and more

Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) exhibits cutting-edge AV technology for commercial and residential installations

All day: ISE Careers Fair


All the evening events will offer the opportunity to talk the presenters and will have refreshments provided