The University of Hertfordshire‘s new College Lane development provides housing for 3000 students. It’s a finalist in the annual Student Accommodation Awards. But there is not yet an out of hours catering service on site. The University is keen to give its graduate entrepreneurs the chance to exploit this opportunity by offering a 3-year franchise
It was great to welcome a new guest Dragon, Tes Macpherson from PTAsocial, a communications platform for school parent volunteers, to our first digital innovation day of the year at Oaklands College. Looking forward to working with Tes on other events. If anyone else would like to be a dragon do get in touch. A
We had a really good session with this year’s cohort of budding entrepreneurs at the University of Hertfordshire. I got the impression there were more attending this year than last. Time will tell if that’s due to a post-Brexit entrepreneurial spirit coursing through our veins or if the conventional jobs market is getting tougher (I’m sure there is someone in the Business School who knows the answer to that).
What is a digital career? That’s an easy question to answer – digital is now an integral part of almost any career; financial services, public administration, the creative industries, construction, healthcare, retail all make every day use of digital. And if they don’t they soon will be! Year 11 students at Roundwood Park School got that answer to our question at a recent careers session run by Silicon Abbey. They also recognised that digital is as much a creative discipline as a STEM subject.