CEO of UK Electronics Skills Foundation visit

UKESF visitYesterday, the Department was delighted to host Stewart Edmondson, CEO of UK Electronics Skills Foundation (UKESF). Stewart was treated to a tour of our facilities in The Diamond and met with several recipients of the UKESF Bursary awards.

The UKESF encourages young people to study Electronics and pursue careers in the sector. They also connect the most capable Electronics students at top UK universities with leading employers.

Students studying for an Electronics degree can apply to the UKESF for bursaries and work placements. Many leading electronics design companies are involved in the scheme including: ARM, Cadence, CSR, Ericsson, Fujitsu, Infineon, National Instruments, NVIDIA and Thales.

Last year, 21 students from the department applied for a UKESF scholarship, and five were awarded.

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