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Unlock the Right Talent for Your Creative, Digital, and Tech Business in Tay Cities Region

In the fast-paced world of creative, digital, and tech industries, having the right talent is the cornerstone of success. Whether you're a startup looking to disrupt the market or an established company aiming to innovate, locating in Tay Cities Region can provide the unique blend of skills and creativity you need to thrive. You’ll find a regional community of ambitious, passionate people including globally connected leaders. 

  • Over 96,000 highly skilled people working in digital technology roles
  • The UK’s first Centre for Excellence in Computer Games Education at Abertay University, a founding partner of Sony’s PlayStation First programme and Scotland lead for the CoSTAR programme.
  • Highly sought-after graduates from specialist courses at the universities of Abertay, Dundee and St. Andrews and Al Maktoum, Dundee & Angus, Fife and Perth UHI Colleges.
  • Highly attractive quality of life and culture - the region is increasingly attractive to mobile talent, with a competitive cost of living, strong culture and easy access to cities like Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and London and the great outdoors right on the doorstep.

 

A Hub of Creativity and Innovation

Dundee is renowned for its rich history in creativity and innovation. Home to the groundbreaking video game "Lemmings" and the globally acclaimed "Grand Theft Auto" series, the city has established itself as a powerhouse in the digital and creative sectors. This legacy continues with a thriving community of artists, designers, developers, and tech enthusiasts who are pushing boundaries and setting trends.

World-Class Education and Talent Pipeline

The region boasts world-class educational institutions that are at the forefront of screen, digital, gaming, and tech education. These universities produce a steady stream of highly skilled graduates ready to enter the workforce. With specialized courses in game design, digital media, and software development, the talent pipeline in Dundee is robust and well-equipped to meet the demands of the modern tech landscape. Regional universities and training programs also ensure that the workforce can continually update on the latest skills and knowledge.

Collaborative Ecosystem

One of Dundee's greatest strengths is its collaborative ecosystem. The city fosters a culture of cooperation between businesses, academia, and the public sector. This spirit of collaboration extends to business support services, making it easier for companies to find the right talent and resources to grow.

Ready to explore? 

Discover more about the opportunities in Tay Cities Region. For more information, contact FifeScreen+TayScreen on +44 (0)1382 432483 or +44 (0)7951 380403 or email info@tayscreen.com.

 

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Strong graduate talent pool across creative, digital and tech. Dundee and St. Andrews are campus locations with a high concentration of talented students transferable skills.

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36% of the student population is post-graduate

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A commutable region with over 80,000 students - access to 330,500 people in a 30 minute drive time and 860,850 in a 60 minute drive time.

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Student nationalities

Snapshot of student nationalities in Dundee.