Ryan Clifford studied MSc Banking and Finance part-time at Queen Mary between 2016 and 2018. Since graduating, he has gone on to work in the FinTech industry, currently working as a Developer Relations Lead at the Financial Services firm Finastra. … More Meet Ryan Clifford – MSc Banking and Finance Alumn Working in FinTech
Finding your ideal STEM graduate opportunity Not sure what industry, employer or sector you’d like to work with? Read on for Gradcracker’s step-by-step guide to find your ideal Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) opportunity. Choosing the industry Your first step is deciding on the industry you’d like to go into. Some of you may … More Guest blog: Finding your ideal STEM graduate opportunity
As a student, thinking about your future can be a daunting prospect – especially if you’re considering careers and industries that aren’t so widely known about. One such industry might be FinTech (financial technology), an emerging industry that uses new technology to improve financial services. A hugely exciting and rapidly growing industry, FinTech covers many … More Guest blog: Why students should consider a career in FinTech
Kamrul Alom I have recently completed my Politics degree at Queen Mary and am looking forward to my graduation ceremony in the next few weeks. I am passionate about technology and how it enables changes and breakthroughs in industries that have not changed for years, and how it has provided new transformations in the way … More Generation Rent: My PropTech experience
London Technology Week took place a few months ago and I went along to some of the events to take the temperature of the recruitment market for graduates interested in the digital sector. First up to talk on recruitment trends was John Ridpath, Head of Product at Decoded. John’s talk was particularly interesting as it … More Death of the CV?
Take a look at this recent article in the Guardian about women working in Stem and the effects of Tim Hunt’s recent comments. I like the nice, positive aspect to it. “…anyone considering a career in technology or science should be encouraged by the uproar that followed Tim Hunt’s comments that made one thing clear – … More Women in Science, Tech, Engineering and Maths
There has been a wave of concern recently regarding the way in which women and girls are highly under-represented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) careers. The lack of women within this sector has been the basis of contentious argument and many initiatives have been set up on the back of this. Nevertheless, it … More Diversity in STEM Careers