Month: April 2017

April 28, 2017 Nicole Douglas

Over the course of my internship at FDM, I gained a lot of insight and valuable knowledge as I was able to use my pre-existing skills and experiences in my work. Here are just a few of the things I learned during my time with FDM that I did not expect when coming into it. […]

April 26, 2017 Alayna Mansell

We previously shared our seven reasons to live and work abroad and now were going to tell you the 10 reasons to live in Hong Kong! Hong Kong, which translates to ‘fragrant harbour’, is a vibrant and exciting city. The frenetic mix of modern skyscrapers and vast mountains makes this place truly unique and mesmerising. As […]

April 25, 2017 Sarah Miller

To celebrate Girls in ICT Day on 27th April, FDM is hosting Sonic Pi workshops for young females aged 11-15 to inspire a love of coding and showcase the exciting careers available. What is Sonic Pi and how can it help students aspire to careers in technology? Sonic Pi is an open source program that […]

April 18, 2017 Sarah Miller

On 13th April, Academy Manager, Lynn McPhee, and Academy Trainer, Mark Lancaster, from our Glasgow Academy headed to the s1Jobs Awards at the Crowne Plaza as a shortlisted company but left as double winners. This year we defended our title as the Best Employer Brand but also picked up the award for Best Employer Training and […]

April 12, 2017 Stuart Andrew

Stuart Andrew MP Guest Blog for FDM With over 15,000 digital jobs, Leeds is one of the UK’s largest centres for the digital economy outside of London. As a Leeds MP, the work that FDM is doing to retain local talent to support the city’s growing tech sector is greatly welcomed. Too often we lose […]

April 11, 2017 Brodie Ritchie

Brodie was one of the first graduates to qualify as a SCRUM Master and has recently been placed at Sky.  She tells us about her career journey so far and how FDM has helped kick-start her IT career. I attended Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen and graduated with a 2:1 in Business Management. I wasn’t […]