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 study 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...
Evaluate the impacts and processes of the new Graduate Level Apprenticeship programmes in the School of Computing Measure the extent to which the intervention has met its various aims;Identify impacts on student participants;Identify outcomes for other stakeholders (e.g.
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