CW's digital skills programme for young people

CW Techsters

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Are you curious about how MACHINES Learn?
Fascinated by how data Travels around our planet?
Wanting to know which tech can save the planet?

CW Techsters is a programme designed to help you boost your digital skills. The programme includes five online learning sessions that only take five hours to complete, followed by two live events!

VIDEO: The CW Techsters 5G Bootcamp 2021


VIDEO: The CW Techsters Ideation Day 2021




Learn how to control the digital world and bend it to your will. Get to grips with coding!



Connecting thousands of sensors in real-time gives us an amazing insight into the way our world works. What technologies underpin the IoT?



It has never been clearer that all future development must be sustainable, and technologies are needed to fix mistakes that have already been made. What options are there?



Helping machines make an impact. Computers can process vast volumes of data, make decisions and even learn. But how?



The latest wireless technology that may feel like a faster 4G for your phone, but will transform industry. What's it all about?

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There are Three STAGEs of CW Techsters Learning:


Learn from your room

Looking to level up your knowledge of any of the above topics? Check out the CW Techsters learning platform for introductory and deep dive videos from experts in these areas. They'll break each down to its basics before expanding on the nitty gritty. Want to check your knowledge? Take a test! Do you think you'll make it to the top of the leaderboard?

Start your Learning journey


attend the Bootcamp

Watched all the videos? The next step to CW Techsters is the 5G Bootcamp for a limited number of you who really want to be the best and have completed the online learning. Applications are now closed.


problem solve with experts

Attendees of the 5G Bootcamp will continue the programme to join mentors from the technology industry for a half-day Ideation Workshop of problem solving based on real-world challenges. Applications are now closed.

Every moment was worth it and every second was a learning moment. I had fun, I learned a lot but most importantly it has allowed me to expand my insight into what technology really is about. Thank you so much CW Techsters for this amazing opportunity.

Yueyang Liu, CW Techsters Participant

Having participated in such a project I met new people and gained industrial knowledge. It was a great time and I am happy that I took part in the first cohort of CW Techsters.

Kamil Ziajko, CW Techsters Participant

It was truly a rewarding experience, being able to support and empower the young in their digital and sustainability learning journey. I’m honoured to have the opportunity to be part of this impactful programme and the contributions towards shaping the future leaders.

Michelle Law, ghd

Really enjoyed taking part in the CW Techsters workshop. It was great fun and really inspiring to work with such a talented group. Really enjoyed meeting the other mentors and everyone else who was involved. I would definitely like to get involved again.

Darendra Appanah, Cambridge Consultants

The companies making CW Techsters possible:

Anglian Water - square

Anglian Water

Delivering "Coding"

1nce - square


Delivering "Internet of Things"

PwC Square


Delivering "Sustainability"

Humans in the Loop - square

Humans in the Loop

Delivering "Artificial Intelligence"

Huawei - square2


Delivering "5G" & our programme partners

Supported by

Synergy Solutions

Synergy Solutions

St John's Innovation Centre

St Johns Innovation Centre

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