Horizons in STEM Conference
05/01/2017 - 30/09/2017
Horizons in STEM Conference is a Continuing Professional Development project funded by STEM.
Carried out in collaboration with and others.
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The project aims to create 1500 paid placement opportunities for computing students studying in any Scottish university or college over the 5 year project. We are also researching student, graduate and employer perspectives on work placements.
To explore the outcomes of 2012 to 2015 Graduate Employability Project, within a theoretical framework focused on identity theory.
This short project investigates the impacts of student placements from the perspectives of computing graduates, in Scotland. The aim is to gather graduate perspectives on: the impact of work experience on people’s work and working life since graduation;the placement process, with hindsight;the...
The Work Experience Joint Study investigates computing students’ experiences of getting and completing placements, internships, and other work experience. The aim of the research is to explore student self-identity and identity adaptation among diverse students in two UK universities, with a view...
The aim of this project is to conduct a timely study identifying the core issues underpinning the paid/ unpaid student work opportunities debate. The study will explore the drivers, motivations and experiences of employers in the context of both paid and unpaid placements / internships.
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