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Six Reasons to Get Involved in the Nottingham Tech Scene

Tue 27th Nov 2018

by Kathryn Moss and Jessica White

Did you know there is a massive tech scene on your doorstep? According to the Tech Nation 2018 report, in 2017, there were over 11,607 jobs available in Nottingham in the digital tech sector with over 102 digital tech businesses launching in 2016 alone. This means that Nottingham is growing quickly among the tech hubs in the UK.

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“Attending these events demonstrates that you are eager to learn, happy to listen to other people’s ideas and viewpoints, and want to discuss cool things in technology. It demonstrates that you are passionate and communicative. Great traits for this industry.”

“The tech scene in Nottingham is an incredibly supportive and inclusive community. It is full of people ranging from coding wizards to complete novices. If you have never written a line of code before, you will still receive a warm welcome. People are passionate about sharing their knowledge, so take advantage of this.”

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