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TwinklHive announces £250k fund to help young tech entrepreneurs

The business accelerator has set up a scholarship programme for young people who want to start a digital business in South Yorkshire.

TwinklHive has shared exciting news today, launching a new scheme that provides grants and mentorship to people aged 18 to 22 so they can pursue their tech start-up ideas. The business accelerator will provide non-repayable grants of up to £40,000 and a full-time scholarship for six months. This announcement comes soon after many young people

UTC calls on businesses to boost students’ skills

Your help is needed to plug the region’s skills gap, by providing real-world insight and experience to talented young computing specialists.

Sheffield’s UTC Olympic Legacy Park is focussed on building a strong pipeline of talent across its specialisms of Health Science, Sports Science and Computing. The college is reaching out to employers in the digital community to work with them in shaping the future workforce and in return, gain access to some of the region’s most

A great time to be in tech

David Richards on the new WANdisco Academy at Sheffield College and rolling out his foundation's data science syllabus.

It is a great time to be in tech. Demand for data scientists and data engineers has more than tripled over the last five years according to the Royal Society. This is creating thousands of new jobs that a decade ago simply would not have existed. Some incredible career opportunities await those with the right

Code Make Win 2018 award winners

Young tech talent in Sheffield recognised for game development skills.

Two young coders from Sheffield have been recognised for their game development skills in the city’s CODE>MAKE>WIN 2018 competition. Jack Underwood and Edward Waller fought off tough competition to be awarded first prize in games design for the age 14–16 and 10–13 categories respectively. Jack Underwood, aged 15, who is a student at UTC Sheffield