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BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

BCS - The Chartered Institute for IT

British Computer Society The British Computer Society is a professional body and a learned society that represents those working in Information Technology both in the United Kingdom and internationally. Established in 1957, in 2009 it rebranded as BCS — The Chartered Institute for IT, although this has not been reflected in a legal name change.[1] Overview[edit] With a worldwide membership of over 82,000 members in over 100 countries, BCS is a registered charity and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1984. BCS is a member institution of Engineering Council UK, and therefore is responsible for regulation of ICT and computer science fields within the UK. BCS has offices off the Strand in Southampton Street, south of Covent Garden in central London. Members are sent the quarterly IT professional magazine ITNOW (formerly The Computer Bulletin). History[edit] The Coat of Arms of the British Computer Society. The former logo of The British Computer Society. The BCS patron is HRH The Duke of Kent, KG. Governance[edit]

Engineering Council - recognising professional excellence - Engineering Council Home BCS Code of Conduct The Code of Conduct: sets out the professional standards required by BCS as a condition of membership;applies to all members, irrespective of their membership grade, the role they fulfil, or the jurisdiction where they are employed or discharge their contractual obligations.governs the conduct of the individual, not the nature of the business or ethics of any Relevant Authority*. Members are expected to exercise their own judgement (which should be made in such a way as to be reasonably justified) to meet the requirements of the code and seek advice if in doubt. Annex A to the code sets examples of interpretation of the tenets of professional conduct and form part of this Code of Conduct. Breaches of the Code of Conduct If a member of BCS should know of, or become aware of, any breach of this Code of Conduct by another member they are under an obligation to notify BCS. Breaches of the Code of Conduct may also be brought to the attention of BCS by others who are not members of BCS.

BCS Organisational Membership (with voiceover) by Max Mazonowicz on Prezi Institution of Civil Engineers - Career prospects When deciding on the kind of job you want to do as a profession, it’s important to think about the opportunities you’ll have to be successful in your career. ICE has put together some questions you should ask about civil engineering: How much would I get paid? Civil engineers can earn anywhere between £20,000 and £80,000. Imagine that! You salary is likely to start around £20,000 and increase as you gain more experience and become professionally qualified. back to top Can I work abroad? There are projects all over the world that need civil engineers. Projects abroad aren’t all well known. ICE can help you become a professionally qualified civil engineer with a qualification that’s highly recognised qualification around the world! Do civil engineers work on site all the time? No. It is important that civil engineers check the work that is being done and ensure that everything is on plan and within the budget laid out at the start of the project. Can my careers advisor help me?

Show and tell for gadget lovers Three of the gadgets shown at the BCS north London branch show and tell When thinking of a present to buy your loved ones this Christmas, how many of you thought of the latest must have gadget or electronic gizmo? Increasingly, however, such toys are not just fancy festive gifts but they are actually shaping the way we live and interact with each other. Richard Tandoh, a freelance business analyst, sits on the committee of the 5,000-strong North London branch of BCS, the Chartered Institute of IT (formerly known as the British Computer Society). He talks to BBC London about the BCS, the 'gadget of the year' event that he organised and the technological innovations we can expect to see in the near future. What do you get out of the BCS? I enjoy putting on events, I enjoy the networking and I enjoy the chance to keep my finger on the pulse to see what's happening in the industry. What is the idea behind holding this gadget event? You get original inventions too? What are mash ups? Simon Hartog

Chemical Engineering Membership reduced fees | BCS Available when you apply online. International ratesIf you live in a low or lower income country, you'll receive 50% discount on your annual subscription for Associate, Professional and Fellow membership and Fellowship application fee. More about our international ratesEarly careers pricingIf you've just completed your degree, apprenticeship, bootcamp or BCS Higher Education Qualification (HEQ), you'll benefit from our early careers phased pricing when you upgrade your Associate AMBCS or Student membership to Professional MBCS membership.Year 1 - £25Year 2 - £50Year 3 - £92If you live in a low or lower income country, please see our international rates page for the early careers phased pricing. Tax relief If you’re a UK tax payer and pay your own subscription fees, you may be entitled to claim back tax for your BCS membership fee. Find out more at Reciprocal discounts Please speak to your full paying membership body who will be able to provide you with a BCS discount code.