Recognised for championing cyber skills

UTC Swindon has been given special recognition for its high standard of cyber security teaching.

The STEM-focused school, which specialises in engineering and cyber security, has received a CyberFirst School Bronze award from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in a programme developed to encourage and support students interested in pursuing a career in cyber security.

The CyberFirst School programme certifies schools committed to developing young people’s cyber skills. Successful schools receive a range of benefits, including official recognition from the NCSC and opportunities to collaborate on cyber-related activities with more than 130 CyberFirst partner organisations from industries as varied as banking, telecoms and transport.

“The CyberFirst Award, recognises schools and colleges whose approach to cyber security education is excellent.” (National Cyber Security Centre).

For more details on the programme visit

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