Industry AI scholarships

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We have secured funding for 40 industry scholarships. With match funding industry partners can support two members of their staff through one of the eligible courses, or sponsor graduates undertaking an AI Masters.

To learn more about the programme please visit the University of Birmingham’s website.

If you’re an industry partner who’d like to discuss the scholarship programme with us please get in touch via

Unlocking Birmingham’s Digital Talent

We are looking for volunteers (we call them Champions) to go into primary and secondary schools in the West Midlands to deliever prepared lessons and improve the region’s digital skills.

BDF is a group of organisations (founded by the University of Birmingham, PwC and TechSheCan) dedicated to evolving the digital skills capability amongst young people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver inspirational and engaging lessons for primary and secondary schools through our body of volunteer Champions. We are always on the on the lookout for new Champions to deliver our lessons, new schools to receive them and new partners to inspire us.

To learn more or volunteer please go here.

Shortlisted for WM Tech Awards 2022

Birmingham Digital Futures were shortlisted for the West Midlands Tech Awards 2022, in the category of Tech Collaboration. The awards was won by Aspire Active Education Group and miMove for their work with young people. We were thrilled to be a part of the evening and see a whole host of fantastic tech and digital companies celebrated for their innovation and hard work.