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Events for 13 August 2020 - 16 August 2020

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VR & AR – View of the Future

Date: 13 August 2020
Time: 10:00

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Join us in this virtual event as we will cover one of the emerging technologies which is currently influencing the technological industry.
In this event will be discussing AR and VR technologies, it's history and development and how and why it is being used within the industry. Throughout the webinar we will incorporate real life examples to demonstrate how you may have utilised this technology and leave you with a few final thoughts to take away.




Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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Exploring Opportunities in IT and Technology

Date: 13 August 2020
Time: 13:00

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Are you interested in pursuing a career in the IT & Technology sector? Are you keen to learn more about the skills and experience needed to secure a placement, internship or graduate job in the field? If this sounds like you sign up to this specific information session to learn more and have your questions answered by Adam Lawrence a Software Developer and Lou Heslop Coleman a Senior IT Officer.

Additionally, Claire Alford, (Careers Consultant for Engineering and Physical Sciences), Karen Howden (Careers Consultant) and Becky Kidner (Employability and Placements Officer) will be on hand to answer your questions. 

The online webinar will provide an overview of the IT & Technology sector and key types of employers, provide insights into the key skills and experiences needed to secure a role, outline usual application processes and point you in the direction of resources you can use for your own research. Spending up to an hour attending this webinar could save you some time in the long run! 

This webinar will be useful for students at all levels of study and is open to all degree disciplines interested in careers in the IT and Technology sector. 

This session has been put together with the input from various employers

Just before 1pm on Thursday 13th August, please click on this guest link to get into the session:

https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/0df981a5fcbb4f0aa32097653d48cb32

Session format: presentation followed by 30 min Q&A. You can ask your questions during the session or send them in advance to c.alford@leeds.ac.uk and these will answered in the Q&A.



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An Introduction to Robotics and AI

Date: 14 August 2020
Time: 10:00

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Join us for the final day of our Tech week, where we will discuss the topic of Robotics and Artificial Intelligence. By the end of our session, you will have more of an in-depth knowledge around these exciting fields. Our session will explore the following:

• What is Robotics and AI?
• A Timeline of Events
• Where are Robotics and AI being implemented today?
• Advantages and Disadvantages
• The Future of Robotics and AI




Only available for University of Leeds students and recent graduates.
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