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Have a read below of what we have been up to here at GPUTC.

February 2017

  • UTC's preparing students for STEM careers

    Published 28/02/17

    A new report released today by the charity that promotes University Technical Colleges like the Greater Peterborough UTC reveals that nearly half (45%) of 20-35 year olds working in STEM related roles (science, technology, engineering and maths) believe the subjects they studied at school are useless in the world of work. A greater number (61%) thought that learning technical skills would have been more useful than studying traditional academic subjects

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  • Students get hacking

    Published 07/02/17

    GCSE Computer Science students took part in the third round of a 6-hour long (legal) hackathon earlier this month as part of the national Cyber Security Challenge UK. The aim of the challenge was to test our students' cyber security skills by getting them to defend a virtual PC from threats and viruses. The team had to play a series of online qualifying rounds, which challenged their networking, coding and cyber security skills.

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  • Peterborough to hold the second free STEM Festival

    Published 06/02/17

    Following a very successful and well received event in 2016, Digital People in Peterborough and Allia Future Business Centre are delighted to announce another STEM festival for 2017. The main Festival day will be on Sunday 1st October with a dedicated School’s Day on Friday 29th September.

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