SAS Big Data Skills Festival Returns to Brunel University London

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Students looking for a career in big data can meet the UK’s top employers and take advantage of CV writing and interviewing skills workshops at the SAS Big Data Skills Festival 2014 to be held at Brunel University London, on Thursday 30th October.

The SAS Big Data Skills Festival is hosted in conjunction with SAS UK and Ireland and Brunel’s unique Business Life programme that supports Brunel’s students. The event is open to all those looking to start or develop a career in business analytics and data management – one of the world’s most rapidly expanding industries. Students and graduates will meet up to 30 top international businesses who are looking to recruit particularly those with experience of SAS software and training.

Dr Maged Ali, Brunel Business School Lecturer and SAS Student Academy Coordinator said “Mastering Big Data is one of the most important employability skills that employers, in private and public sectors, are looking for in universities’ graduates. In collaboration with SAS, Brunel University London provides students and staff with a platform to gain Big Data skills. SAS Big Data Festival 2014 is a great opportunity to bring the industrial partners, businesses, researchers and students together, to exchange ideas, networking and work together, to fulfil the demand for big data analysts in the UK and worldwide.”

About the Event:

Brunel Business School is very proud to be hosting this key SAS event for the second year running in conjunction with SAS – the leader in business analytics.

The SAS Big Data Skills Festival which will take place on Thursday 30th October from 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. in the Hamilton Centre, Brunel University London, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH.

To Register

Students and graduates should email heather.carr@brunel.ac.uk or register via the Facebook event. Current students in the College of Business, Arts and Social Sciences students can register via the Business Life portal.

List of Exhibitors Include:

Accenture, Amadeus Software, Aviva, Barclays Bank, Base 3 Systems Ltd, Capital One, CSP, Department for Work and Pensions, Nationwide Building Society, Office for National Statistics and HM Revenue & Customs, PwC, RWE, nPower, HSBC, Sopra Group, and The Home Office.

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