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Collaborative Partnership with Fujitsu



Fujitsu a Japanese multi-national information technology equipment and services company head quartered in Tokyo, Japan is one of the world’s largest IT services providers. Fujitsu chiefly makes computing products, but the company and its subsidiaries also offer a diversity of Computing services in the areas of personal computing, telecommunications and advanced microelectronics. It has approximately 172,000 employees and its products and services are available in over 70 countries.

To satisfy their need for well-qualified Technology Personnel Fujitsu havepro-actively sought out and established a collaborative partnership with the School that will provide:

  • Strengthened contribution to the School’s Industrial liaison committee;
  • Annual Talks on Industry Technologies and practices;
  • Industry placements for students;
  • Graduate placements.

“The collaboration is most welcomed and enhances the school’s existing partnership with Fujitsu, a major player in the international and regional IT sector. Students have found recent talks very interesting and inspiring. To know that the technologies they are using on their courses are in demand, and that such opportunities are available on their doorstep is very encouraging for our students.” James Williams

Big Bang Cymru


The School of Applied Computing is proud to support judge and moderate The Big Bang Cymru Annual STEM Competition, Wales’ premier celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) for students and young people.

It is the biggest single free event of its kind in Wales, hosted by Careers Wales in association with Technocamps and e-skills.

It attracts hundreds of pupils from every corner of Wales who take part in interactive STEM workshops, exhibits, exciting shows and demonstrations. Pupils compete for the National Science and Engineering Competition and the CREST Awards.

“I always really enjoy the Big Bang Wales event, it’s a wonderful experience and Great to see so many inspired young people from School and Colleges throughout Wales encouraged to be so Creative and Express their unique ideas and skills in so many different ways. A Great Opportunity for all involved.James Williams (Lecturer at the School of Applied Computing)

STEM subjects and technology in particular, have been identified as a priority to ensure the country has the skills to support the development of a vibrant and sustainable knowledge-based economy.

Big Bang Cymru brings together the Welsh Government, primary, secondary, further and higher education, industry and the wider science, technology and engineering communities.  Together we can help provide the platform to inspire young people to follow a rewarding career.

For more information or to attend and participate please visit: www.thebigbangfair.co.uk


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