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Shaping the future for 135 years, NCR is the world’s enterprise technology leader for restaurants, retailers and banks. The #1 global POS software provider for retail and hospitality, and the #1 provider of multi-vendor ATM software, we create software, hardware and services that run the enterprise from back office to the front end and everything in between for our clients.

Scottish Power is part of the Iberdrola Group, one of the world’s largest integrated utility companies and a world leader in wind energy. ScottishPower is the first integrated energy company in the UK to generate 100% green energy. Our focus is on wind energy, smart grids and driving the change to a cleaner, electric future, and we are investing over £4m every working day to make this happen. We are committed to speeding up the transition to cleaner electric transport, improving air quality and over time driving down bills to deliver a better future, quicker for everyone.

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We at Network Rail are dedicated to becoming one of Britain’s best employers and believe this starts with placing the candidate at the heart of everything we do!

Our ambition to be responsive to passengers and freight users, drives us every day and we’re empowered to do the right thing for those who use the rail network. We actively challenge unsafe practices and take responsibility for addressing risks, resolving issues and protecting safety and wellbeing

CALA Group is a major UK housebuilder and leading provider of desirable new homes across the South of England, the Midlands and Scotland.
Founded in 1875 as the City of Aberdeen Land Association, CALA has a long history in successful land management before beginning house building in the 1970s. Today CALA operates through nine businesses across the UK, including eight regional CALA Homes businesses and Legal & General Homes.

CALA is passionate about creating vibrant and sustainable communities. Our homes are characterised by exceptional design and sector-leading build quality, and we have a passion forproviding our customers with a great home buying experience.

CALA has been recognised through numerous industry awards and holds the maximum five star rating in the Home Builders Federation’s National New Home Customer Satisfaction survey.

In 2018, previous co-owner, Legal & General, acquired full ownership of CALA. Legal & General has been involved in housing for nearly 20 years and has a multi-tenure housing strategy, which CALA is now part of. The additional investment illustrates Legal & General’s confidence in CALA’s potential and provides a strong platform for continued growth.

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For more than 30 years, Dell has empowered communities, customers and people everywhere to use technology to realise their dreams. Customers trust us to deliver technology solutions that help them do and achieve more, whether they’re at home, work, school or anywhere in their world. Since the first Dell PC was introduced in 1986, Dell has continued to shape the industry by breaking new ground and pioneering critical developments
in homes, small business and corporate computing.

In the words of Michael Dell – Chairman, CEO and founder of the company – “technology has always been about enabling human potential”. Every one of our 111,000 team members worldwide embodies that spirit and are committed to helping our customers and communities grow and thrive. It’s what we do and who we are.

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FanDuel Group is a team of brands and products that deliver sports betting, gaming and entertainment to millions of US sports fans every day.

We create new products and innovative features that make us a leader in the SportsTech Entertainment space. We believe we’ve created a culture in which everyone can succeed, no matter how you got here.

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology,engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges through integration and application of information and technology and systems. In the UK, we provide solutions that not only transform public services, but change the World for the better.

Leidos provides a broad range of solutions and services to public organisations across the UK. We specialise in developing and supporting large scale technology transformation programmes that are designed to deliver business improvement and efficiency.

From the transition to fully digitised government services, secure hybrid cloud transition and delivery, business process optimisation and business intelligence
capabilities; our ability to deliver transformative digital solutions for the public sector is unmatched.

The Grass Roots team at RS Components are a dedicated team, focused on empowering youth in the engineering and technology space. We support and develop engineering students and young people across the globe, helping them bridge that education and experience gap, between university and the workplace. In short, we help young people get ‘work ready.’

Technical skills and knowledge that engineering students gain at university are invaluable, but equally important are Super Skills. They make you stand out from the crowd and give you confidence in both the interview process and workplace, in terms of understanding what employees are looking for and what behaviours you should express. These skills complement your technical ability to make up a ‘well rounded’ engineer.

Watt Women in STEM | Females in STEM at Heriot-Watt University

Watt Women in STEM is a student-led society focused on supporting female students in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths at Heriot-Watt University. Our mission is to empower our members to achieve their potential by offering a range of events, both industrial and social, to develop their skills and broaden their networks.