Category: Opportunities

Volunteer virtually to inspire the future

You can help young people to engage with the digital industries from the comfort of home.

Inspiring the Future is a volunteering platform that links up schools and colleges with volunteers who want to help young people to consider their future careers and aim high. The programme believes ‘you can’t be what you can’t see’, and works to challenge gender and social stereotypes. It has a focus on ensuring that young

Help make cyber skilled kids the next tech superstars

This national programme helps to prevent young people from committing cyber crime, directing them towards a career in tech, instead.

The Cyber Choices network was created to help young people make informed choices and to use their cyber skills in a legal way. Its work is delivered under two main strands, the first being to raise awareness of the Computer Misuse Act by delivering talks and presentations in schools and community settings. This helps to

Can we build a climate-positive tech industry in Sheffield?

‘Climathon’ in November will explore how we can turn e-waste into practical tools for people who need them.

It is estimated that in Britain each year we throw away a million tonnes of e-waste and that it equates to 70% of overall toxic waste in landfill. It is also estimated that more than a third of parents with children aged between five and 16 do not have access to a laptop or computer.

Need help on your next XR project?

Connect with one of six talented interns on a new part-funded scheme for SMEs from the University of Sheffield and XR Stories.

XR Stories is a Northern Powerhouse and European Regional Development Fund initiative. It is designed to support and expand the potential of immersive and interactive technologies for storytelling in the Yorkshire and Humber region. Working with The University of Sheffield, XR Stories is supporting these new internships to create a strong pipeline of talent in