One of the top five information and communication technology providers in the world, with over 5 decades of experience delivering technology solutions to customers around the globe. Fujitsu will provide career development days, joint projects and support development knowledge and practical delivery of technology.
Ash Merchant, Education Director for Fujitsu UK&I and Global Subject Matter Expert, said: “ As an Anchor Employer Partner to HCUC we are committed to supporting the vision of creating a strong digital infrastructure, with outstanding curriculum that will support the digital economy for west London and beyond. We look forward to working with HCUC, making their vision come to reality and creating an IoT that will enable individuals to be fit for a digital economy.”
A non-profit business leadership forum. It represents businesses and enterprises with a presence in the seven 'West London Alliance' boroughs. Their mission is to ensure West London is the best place to do business. West London Business will help raise awareness of IoT with the West London SME community.
Andrew Dakers, Chief Executive of West London Business, said: “Securing funding to launch the West London Institute of Technology is a huge achievement for the team of partners working with HCUC. Sat at the heart of the UK’s global gateway the IoT will be both a local and national asset that helps ensure we have the talent pipeline to propel west London’s £73bn economy forward filling some significant skills gaps. We look forward to building the community of employers that will help shape the curriculum, bringing new partners on board as we plan for launch and beyond.”
Prides itself on being a ‘university for a changing world’. The campus is the home of technological education, championing innovation and advancement. Brunel University will deliver Level 6 top-up courses and apprenticeships.
Professor Julia Buckingham CBE, Vice-Chancellor and President of Brunel University London, said: “I am delighted that we will be working together with our partners to establish an Institute of Technology for people in west London and surrounding areas. Increasing the opportunities for young people and those already in employment to build essential engineering and technology skills – part of the STEM subjects, which have significant skills shortages – will help our local and national economies thrive.”
A gateway connecting the United Kingdom to over 80 long-haul destinations, making it easier for British exporters to get to growing markets and for tourists, students and investors to come to the UK. Heathrow will provide work experience, guest lecturing and student mentoring.
Bally S Grewal, Director of IT Programmes at Heathrow Airport said: “We are proud to be a partner of the West London Institute of Technology. There is a vital need to bridge the skills gap in the UK, achievable through the provision of top quality training and apprenticeships. This is the latest step we have taken which will ensure future generations are more skilled than ever and we look forward to working in this partnership, increasing skills in west London and beyond and helping the next generation realise their potential.”
Foursails partnership bring together the capabilities of a highly regarded, world class network of partners and more than 100 consultants and associates globally, providing Strategy through to execution across a range of sectors, specialising across transport, aviation, retail, government and cargo.
Bally S Grewal, founding partner at the Foursails partnership said: “We are proud to be a partner of the West London Institute of Technology. There is a vital need to bridge the skills gap in the UK, achievable through the provision of top quality training and apprenticeships. This is the latest step we have taken which will ensure future generations are more skilled than ever and we look forward to working in this partnership, increasing skills in west London and beyond and helping the next generation realise their potential.”
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West London IoT and partners are driving positive change across STEM sectors, addressing important skill gaps and increasing the nation’s productivity.