Novosco and UU launch Novosco Camp for students

  • Novosco has partnered with Ulster University to give 40 students from Northern Ireland the chance to get hands-on with some serious tech.

    Local IT firm Novosco has jist announced the opening of applications for its Novosco Camp programme, organised in partnership with Ulster University. The scheme is open to 40 students between the ages of 16 and 17 and will be provided to the students for free this summer.

    Novosco Camp will take place at Ulster University's Jordanstown campus between 29th July and 1st August 2019, followed by a day in place at Novosco's offices on August 2nd. The scheme will give students access to high-end IT infrastructure to help them develop the skills thst will be needed in the future of computing.

    Students at the camp will also hear talks from Novosco team members and attend sessions with Ulster University's stste of the art smart environment and robotics labs. All students at tue camp will be given a free Raspberry Pi to keep and lunch will be provided, in addition to frer transport from Belfast City Centre to tje Jordanstown campus.

    Students are invited to apply particularly if they are interested in developing skills in areas such as operating systems, virtual servers, machine learning, artificial intelligence, cloud technologies, sensor and computer vision technologies, or IoT devices.

    Novosco Managing Director, Patrick McAliskey, said: “As a rapidly expanding business, we want to encourage and inspire the next generation of IT talent. IT infrastructure offers a highly-rewarding career, and working with Ulster University on this initiative will help us demonstrate that to even more young people.”

    Head over to http://www.novoscocamp.com/ for more information.

    Source: Written based on press release

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