University of Aberdeen computer science students received an
insight into the industry during a careers seminar hosted by
business software specialist Codify.
The Aberdeen-based company gave an overview of the rapidly
evolving sector during an informative session staged yesterday
Managing director Graeme Humphrey, sales engineer Emma Clarke
and analyst Stuty Jain outlined their experiences in the industry
as part of the university's commitment to fostering links with the
business community. They were joined by project manager Fraser
Smith, technical architect Anthony Jones and software developer and
graduate of Aberdeen University Andrea Cowe.
Graeme Humphrey said: "Around 43% of the current Codify team
joined as graduates and half of those had previously worked with
the firm during university placements before joining the company on
a full-time basis.
"We value our links with the city's universities and have
benefited greatly from the fresh ideas and energy that our
placement students and graduates have provided year after year.
"It is very much a two-way relationship and sharing our
experience is an important part of that, with events such as the
University of Aberdeen careers seminar an excellent way of engaging