The Data Lab MSc Events

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The Data Lab MSc - Events

Welcome to The Data Lab MSc. We hope you have a great year!

The documents in this page outline your responsibilities as a Data Lab student, and provide guidance about the activities you will undertake throughout the year.

Events Listing

Throughout the year we run core (compulsory) and optional events which will connect you with your cohort, The Data Lab, key experts in the data industry including potential employers and academic leaders. These events support you through your MSc and include networking opportunities such as the Welcome and Closing events. 

We also provide training sessions and webinars covering employability skills; communication skills with a focus on the online world; and an innovation/data challenge all which will help you to put your academic skills into practice and boost your employability. You are expected to attend all of the core events. Students who attend 80% of events will receive The Data Lab MSc certificate. 

April

23 April

Details announced for The Data Lab MSc Innovation and Development Week

May - June

Placements start

Placements will normally start in May or June for October starts and in September for January starts.

OPTIONAL

19 May

31 May - 4 June

Data Talent 1 (free event)

The Data Lab MSc 2020-21 Innovation & Development Week

A whole-cohort collaborative, innovation, data challenge and skills development week.

CORE

CORE

July

Date tbc

Industry Showcase 3

An opportunity to hear from companies looking to recruit with a focus on the finance/private sector.

CORE

August

25 August 09:00 - 15:00

Celebration, Networking, Industry Showcase 4, Presentations, The Data Lab MSc Certificates, What's Next for You!

CORE

September

8 September

Data Talent 2

OPTIONAL

October

13 October 09:00 - 15:00

Launch event for 2021/22 cohort

CORE

November

23 November

Data Talent 3

OPTIONAL

December

Date tbc

Closing and Alumni Event Celebration including Industry Show case

OPTIONAL