Tackling the shortage of women in tech
Did you know only 17% of the tech workforce is female? Or that out of the top 16 tech companies in the FTSE 100, there’s only one ethnic minority woman on the board?
Durham professors Sue Black and Alexandra Cristea have developed TechUP - an exciting new Institute of Coding funded programme that takes 100 women from the Midlands and North of England and retrains them in technology careers. Find our more about the programme and listen to some insipring women in the technology sector talk about why they love their roles.
From our BlogStaying Motivated
At university, there are always hundreds of things you could be doing other than working towards your impending deadlines. With friends often less than 5 metres away and Netflix even closer, it’s easy to fall into a cycle of relaxing rather than studying.
Now, being motivated to study doesn’t mean you won’t be able to do these things anymore, it’s just about using your time efficiently so you can get all of your studying done at a comfortable pace rather than cramming at the last minute. Here are some tips to try!