Welcome to BCS Shropshire
The branch was created to support BCS members in the Shropshire Area.
Our aim is to help BCS members in Shropshire to have the opportunity:
- to encourage networking of BCS members in Shropshire and other BCS branches
- to pass on knowledge of recent developments affecting IT professionals
- to provide a platform for the discussion of IT issues affecting members
- to arrange events of interest to BCS members
About the BCS
Established in 1957, the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is the leading body for those working in IT. With a world-wide membership now over 60,000 members in over 100 countries, BCS is the qualifying body for Chartered IT Professionals (CITP). BCS was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1984. Its objectives are to promote the study and practice of computing and to advance knowledge of and education in IT for the benefit of the public. BCS is also a registered charity. BCS is licensed by the Engineering Council to award Chartered Engineer status (CEng) and Incorporated Engineer status (IEng); and more recently by the Science Council to award Chartered Scientist status (CSci).
Further information can be found on the BCS Main Website
Over 40 local branches across the country and over 50 specialist groups in a huge variety of fields - the BCS have run over 800 face to face networking events. (Based on 2013 to 2014 data)