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King’s College London Announces New Scholarship Opportunity

On the fourth of March 2013 it was announced that a new scholarship program for Masters in global mental health has been established at on the King’s College London. The scholarships will be awarded during next academic year.

British Library promises to support university libraries

The new chief executive of the British Library has pledged to support libraries of the UK universities as some of them struggle to provide top-class services in financially straitened times.

New Supercomputer at Leeds University

A new supercomputer hosted at the University of Leeds is offering businesses and academic researchers across the North of England unparalleled computing power. The supercomputer is capable of a peak performance of 110 trillion operations per second!

University of Reading scholarships for international students for the academic year 2013-2014

University of Reading, which belongs to the top one per cent of the best universities in the world, has a range of unique scholarships specifically designed for international students.

Imperial College London invests one billion pounds into a new campus

Imperial College London will open a large new campus by 2015 near White City in London. Imperial College is one of the best universities for scientific study in the UK.

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Simon Wilkinson

Simon Wilkinson

Web Development, Database Management 

Business Development, Database Management, SaaS, E-Commerce

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BA Psychology at University of Southampton, UK

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Since graduation I have been involved with a number of successful IT/ Internet related businesses at both start-up and later development stages. A few projects have included the development of a convertible bond trading system, building a market leading E-commerce online ordering system for the office stationery industry and leading the development of the world’s most comprehensive online neuroscience-based behaviour mapping instrument (psychological profiling tool in layman terms) used by many investment banks and some of the world’s largest corporate institutions.

I run my own IT company, established in 2002, which is focused on web applications and development of our own Software as a Service (SaaS) web platforms for both content management and travel bookings. Luckily I’m a geek and really enjoy our web and database development work, as well as learning new skills and techniques as web development is constantly evolving.

I’m very happy to be working with a great team at Education Index and helping to build such a comprehensive and useful website to help students make a more informed choice about their future. We have produced a unique database that combines a number of different datasets and I’m looking forward to adding to it even further in the future.

Between lots of computer work and beautiful twin baby boys I don’t have much free time but I wouldn’t have it any other way!