Download as PDF (198 KB) Guidance for applying for the Master’s (MSc) in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) studentsOffice for…Read more on Master’s in Data Analytics for Government application guidance
Download as PDF (144 KB) Guidance on funding for the Master’s (MSc) in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) studentsOffice for…Read more on Master’s in Data Analytics for Government guidance on funding
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Coming soon: the Data Science Community Showcase is a celebration of the power of community. This year, the event will take place over three days, from 28 to 30 November 2023.Read more on Data Science Community Showcase 2023
We are delighted to share that we are supporting Cabinet Office’s new annual training initiative, One Big Thing. This year, the focus is on data upskilling!Read more on Are you ready for One Big Thing?
In this guest blog, Helen Lankester, offers insights into her participation in the Accelerator programme, highlighting the impact and career growth she had through her involvement in the programme.Read more on Guest blog: Breaking into the world of data science with the Accelerator programme
Calling all UK public sector analysts interested in developing data science and data visualisation skills. The Autumn 2023 cohort of the Accelerator is now open for applications!Read more on Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator
In this guest blog post, graduate data scientist, Lilly Taylor, gives an an account of what it is like to work as a graduate data scientist in the public sector.Read more on Guest blog: A day in the life of a graduate data scientist in the public sector
This page contains some frequently asked questions about the Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator programme.Read more on Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Data Science Graduate Programme curriculum provides a robust and exciting learning pathway designed to consolidate existing analytical skills.Read more on Data Science Graduate Programme Curriculum
This page contains some frequently asked questions about the Data Science Graduate Programme.Read more on Data Science Graduate Programme Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
This page contains information about standalone Continuing Professional Development (CPD) modules and their availability for this academic year.Read more on Master’s in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) CPD modules
In this blog post, we are sharing more about what is available through the community to support you in your career, including the our brand-new Living Library.Read more on How the cross-public sector data science community can support your career
The Data Science Community is a vibrant space where those with an interest in data science, across the public sector, come together to share knowledge, exchange ideas, and build networks.Read more on Cross-Government and Public Sector Data Science Community
We are pleased to announce that we have expanded our training offer by incorporating the delivery of the Analysis Function technical training, which includes delivering instructor-led workshops.Read more on More ways to expand your data science skills with the Data Science Campus
The next cohort of the Data Science Graduate Programme will start in October 2023. Read more for information and deadlines for applicants and organisations.Read more on Data Science Graduate Programme
We celebrate work we have done to build data and data science skills across the wider public sector, and share our plans for the future.Read more on Building a love for data across the public sector
Interested in the Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator? Applications for both programmes are opening soon. Read more in this blog post.Read more on Join the Accelerator movement in 2023
This accessibility process was developed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) Data Science Campus. It applies to anyone reviewing,…Read more on Data Science Campus faculty accessibility process 2022
In this guest blog, data science apprentice Evie Brown from the Social Care Analysis team at the Office for National Statistics (ONS) presents work on grouping online job adverts by social care role. This project was a significant part of the final year of the Level Six Data Science Apprenticeship.Read more on Identifying different roles in the social care sector using online job advertisements
A large-scale accessibility audit of many courses and presentation templates on the Learning Hub and the ONS website in 2021 revealed many accessibility issues that would impact users of screen reader technology.
In this blog post Jake Marshall talks about the process I developed and why this project is important not only to the Campus, but to him personally.
This summer, the Campus hosted two interns as part of the HDR UK’s Black Internship Programme. Read more about their experience, embedded in real-life data science projects within our teams.Read more on Improving career opportunities for Black data scientists in the UK
As part of our graduate programme, we successfully delivered a geospatial module produced by the Office for National Statistics’ (ONS) Geography team and Ordnance Survey (OS). Find out more about this collaboration.Read more on Broadening geospatial skills across the public sector
Find out more about the Government Data Science Community’s events and opportunities in 2022. The community is a vibrant space for analysts and data scientists in the UK public sector.Read more on The Government Data Science Community in 2022
This Data Science Graduate Programme Handbook is for current and prospective graduates, as well as stakeholders looking for more information about this programme.Read more on Data Science Graduate Programme Handbook
This summer, the Campus faculty hosted two groups of students to engage them in a unique work experience that helped them gain valuable workplace skills.Read more on Opening our doors to future talent
In this blog our Programme Officer managing the Graduate Programme, Laura Clarke, gives an update on our sought after Graduate Programme.Read more on The data science graduate programme: past, present and future
The MDataGov is a unique and flexible full-time or part-time master’s programme that combines modules in statistics and data science.Read more on Master’s (MSc) in Data Analytics for Government
We are delighted to launch the Public Sector Data Science Graduate Programme for 2022 to 2024, with applications open until 24 March 2022.Read more on Launching the Public Sector Data Science Graduate Programme 2022 to 2024
It has been one year since the creation of the Data Masterclass for Senior Leaders, and participation in the programme has far exceeded expectations.Read more on One year of the Data Masterclass for Senior Leaders
The International Data Science Accelerator Programme opened for its’ first applicants on 31 January. We spoke to Fatima Al Taharhwa (Department of Statistics, Jordan) and her mentor Hatem El Sherif (Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Centre, United Arab Emirates), who took part in the pilot programme.Read more on Mentoring without borders – growing data science skills internationally
Our data science apprentices have gone from strength to strength over the past three years, and are using their passion and experiences to inspire young people and be role models for the next generation of data scientists.Read more on Building data science futures one bite at a time
During National Apprenticeship Week 2021, we wanted to help ONS staff with young kids being home schooled by giving them some time back while we taught their children some data science.Read more on Bitesize data science for kids
Applications for the Data Visualisation Accelerator are open until 11 February 2022. We hear how a mentor and mentee from the first cohort of the programme and how they, and their organisations benefitted.Read more on Visualising in pairs – growing data visualisation skills through mentoring
The relationship between the mentor and mentee is vital to successful outcomes on the Data Science Accelerator programme. Daniel O’Callaghan (Forestry Commission) and Sam Taylor (DWP) talk about their relationship that helped to deliver a successful project.Read more on How effective mentoring relationships are growing data science skills and capacity
The Data Science and Data Visualisation Accelerator mentoring programmes will open for applications in January 2022.Read more on Boost your data science and visualisation skills in 2022!
Our FCDO hub’s mentorship model has helped countries, including Rwanda and Vanuatu, deliver in-house data science projects with significant impact, while also creating a flourishing sustainable ecosystem of data scientists.Read more on Making an international impact with data science mentoring
In 2021, our highly successful Data Science Graduate Programme has been expanded across the UK pubic sector. We have offered 50 places on the programme, located in 10 public sector organisations. 25 places were offered to new graduates, selected from 511 applications. An additional 25 places have also been offered to 25 analysts already in posts, who want to significantly increase their data science skills.Read more on Graduate Induction Week
This summer, data science apprentices in our faculty worked with young people from disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds, introducing them to data science and supporting them to start developing skills in the field.Read more on Supporting improved social mobility through data science
This course catalogue provides you with information about the analytical courses available on the Office for National Statistics’ Learning Hub.Read more on Course catalogue
The Data Masterclass helps senior leaders across UK government, the public sector and devolved administrations put data and evidence at the heart of their organisation.Read more on Data Masterclass for Senior Leaders
Applications are open for the 2021 Data Science Graduate Programme until 3 June 2021. This year’s programme has been expanded to offer places at several high-profile public-sector organisations.Read more on Expanding the Data Science Graduate Programme
The Campus has exceeded a target to train 500 public sector analysts in data science by 2021. The target was originally set in 2018, and recently confirmed in the National Data Strategy.Read more on 500 not out – building data science capacity for the future
We conducted a lessons learned exercise to help understand the challenges faced by our teams during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.Read more on The hard reality of being a learning organisation
The Campus will develop and deliver the 2021 programme in partnership with several Office for National Statistics (ONS) teams and other government departments.Read more on 2021 Commonwealth Professional Fellowship programme
The University of Glasgow will offer the MDataGov online in the 2020 to 2021 academic year and will also offer individual modules from the programme this summer.Read more on Bringing MDataGov online with the University of Glasgow
On International Day of Girls in ICT 2020, Harriet Sands talks about her journey into data science, what it’s like to work as a data scientist in government and how she would encourage a younger version of herself to get in to data science.Read more on Inspiring the next generation of girls in data science
We are pleased to announce Cardiff University as the latest provider to join the MDataGov Framework from October 2020.Read more on Cardiff University joins the MDataGov Framework
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, our Data Science Degree apprentices share their progress and the difference they are making at the Data Science Campus.Read more on Doing so much more than making tea!
Tuli Amutenya is a Graduate Data Scientist from the Namibia Statistics Agency who has spent the last 6 months at ONS. Here, Tuli shares her experiences and the learning she will be taking home.Read more on Bridging data science and statistics for international development
Applications are now open for civil servants to study MDataGov modules at ONS in 2020.Read more on Bringing university expertise to you
Data Science Accelerator mentee Ciaran Evans from the UK Hydrographic Office attempts to answer the question “What is the beach made of?”Read more on Mapping beaches with the Data Science Accelerator Programme
The Data Science Campus launches its first Data Science Graduate Scheme.Read more on The final piece of the jigsaw
Across the public sector, analysts can benefit from the Data Science Accelerator, which opened for a new cohort of applications this week.Read more on Data Science Accelerator Programme
We are pleased to sponsor another cohort of Civil Servants to start the Masters in Data Analytics for Government in the 2019-2020 academic year.Read more on Sponsorship for the 2019-2020 MDataGov programme
Last week I had the privilege of helping to organise the second annual MDataGov Symposium in Manchester and was so proud to see how incredibly fast the community is growing – Solange Correa-OnelRead more on Highlights from the MDataGov Symposium 2019 in Manchester
The new Data Science Degree Apprenticeship is now live for delivery. Alison Adams shares her experience of leading the Trailblazer group to develop an innovative new learning pathway.Read more on Trailblazing degree apprenticeships
Our current cohort of apprentices have just finished their training modules and are well on their way to completing their apprenticeships. Lucy and Joe tell us about their journey so far, as part of National Apprenticeship Week.Read more on Our current apprentices – how are they getting on?
To mark the 12th annual National Apprenticeship Week, we caught up with some of our first data analytics apprentices now they have successfully completed their apprenticeship.Read more on The first data analytics apprentices – where are they now?
Registration for the 2019 MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) Symposium is now open. The annual Symposium is an opportunity for…Read more on Join us at the MSc in Data Analytics for Government (MDataGov) Symposium 2019!
Following the graduation of our first data analyst level 4 apprentices, we launched the first Data Science Degree Apprenticeship in Wales, with the first round of applications now complete.Read more on Innovative Data Science Degree Apprenticeship for Wales launches
How did I end up at ONS? In the midst of Christmas and New Year (also known to students as…Read more on 3-month MSc madness: the value of a Data Science Campus internship
One of our first Campus-funded students shares her experience as a data scientist in the Home Office undertaking the MSc in…Read more on The highs and lows of juggling university, work and life
Girls into STEM workshops STEM Ambassadors from the Data Science Campus hosted a group of female school pupils visiting the campus….Read more on We all need more girls in STEM
The Data Science Campus is at the heart of leading-edge data science skills building with public sector bodies in the UK and abroad.Read more on Learning and development
One of the Data Science Campus’s (DSC) important aims is to facilitate the exchange of data science knowledge between government,…Read more on Data Science Campus hosts Barclaycard for a knowledge sharing day
Ceri Regan, Academic Manager at the campus, talks about the recent ONS visit to the National Institute of Statistics in…Read more on Data Science Campus visits Rwanda
Two of our Data Analytics apprentices, Charlotte O’Brien and Alexis Fernquest, share their experiences as volunteers at the 2017 Data…Read more on Volunteering at the 2017 Data for Policy conference
The Office for National Statistics (ONS) is on a fantastic journey to better serve the UK by improving the quality…Read more on Building and stocking the survey question library
In December 2016 the UK’s first data analytics apprentices started work at the ONS offices in Newport. Out of over…Read more on Hello, we are the data science campus apprentices
Hi, I am Steven Hopkins, a Data Scientist in the Data Science Campus (DSC) which was officially opened last week,…Read more on Building data science capability
Hello! My name is Solange and I am one of the Academic Managers for the Data Science Campus. Since joining…Read more on How are we building data analytical skills locally and internationally?