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New security centre marches ahead in fight against cybercrime

A joint venture between the University of Wolverhampton and Herefordshire Council has secured £9 million funding to develop a new Centre for Cyber Security in Hereford. The University of Wolverhampton has approved £1.5 million to contribute to the centre and has secured grant funding of £4 million from the Marches LEP Local Growth Fund and […]


Teesside Uni’s digital shake-up will help students land jobs of the future

Teesside University has launched one of the biggest digital shake-ups the higher education sector has ever seen to help students prepare for future jobs. Over the next 12 months, Microsoft is teaching digital skills to all academic staff at the university, so they can improve how they communicate with students and give them the best […]


Making room for top mark security at University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge is one of the world’s oldest universities, with a strong reputation for outstanding academic achievement and world-class research. It has over 11,000 undergraduates and 5,500 postgraduate students across its 31 autonomous colleges. The need for a central solution As a leading research and education facility, Cambridge University requires its IT network […]


University of Hull and VISR launch first Microsoft HoloLens summer school

A new Mixed Reality Accelerator that will help companies such as Audi and Centrica use Microsoft HoloLens to transform how they work, has been launched at the University of Hull. The venture will see some of the university’s brightest students use Microsoft’s headset, which places holograms in the real world, to solve problems for the […]


GÉANT selects Flowmon DDoS Defender for user protection

Flowmon Networks, a vendor of advanced monitoring and security solutions for network infrastructures, has announced that GÉANT, a pan-European network for scientific excellence, research, education and innovation has deployed Flowmon DDoS Defender to help protect critical services from distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. The out-of-path anti-DDoS solution protects GÉANT’s infrastructure, Europe’s largest and most […]


Red Hat, Lord Wandsworth College and University of Surrey collaborate

Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source solutions, has announced its collaboration with Lord Wandsworth College (LWC), an independent school for girls and boys aged 11 to 18, and the University of Surrey, a public research university specialising in science, engineering, medicine and business, on the Open Schools Coding Competition, designed to inspire […]


New digital skills courses making students more employable

New courses aimed at teaching students some of the most sought-after digital skills have been launched at Birmingham City University. Microsoft has teamed up with the Institute of Coding (IoC) to introduce a programme focused on analysing and visualising data with Power BI, the technology company’s information analytics tool. The courses were created to help […]


Huawei announces 5G training programme for UK technology partners

Huawei has confirmed its commitment to provide 5G training to its key UK partners as the latest step in its campaign to drive knowledge and innovation around the upcoming 5G ecosystem across the UK. At the Huawei UK Partner Convention in London, Huawei signed an official memorandum of understanding (MOU) with four UK partners across […]


IBM adding 1,800 jobs in France and new tech training

IBM has announced a set of investments and initiatives in France that will create 1,800 jobs during the next two years, in leading-edge areas like AI, blockchain, cloud computing and IoT. This is coupled with a major expansion in France of the world’s largest network of training programmes for ‘new collar’ skills. The investment in […]


Vodafone launches world’s largest international future jobs programme

Vodafone has announced the launch of a groundbreaking international future jobs programme, ‘What will you be?’, to provide career guidance and access to training content in the digital economy for up to 10 million young people across 18 countries. The Vodafone digital skills and jobs initiative is the largest of its kind in the world. […]