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Administration and Computing in Europe

Date: 10.03.2014

 Within the framework of the Leonardo Da Vinci Sub-Programme (IVT) Angus College and Pixel organized a mobility initiative, which aimed at arranging internships with companies based in Florence focused on the following thematic area: Administration and Computing in Europe.

The objectives of the Administration and Computing in Europe Mobility Initiative were to give a group of students from technical and vocational schools the opportunity to:
• Have a practical in-company work experience
• Learn about different working methods in use of enterprises of a different country
• Acquire skills and work on the field in order to foster their future employability
• Acquire a stronger motivation to learn
• Get to know the European Labour Market

Presentation of the Study Visit

15 students from Angus College (Scotland)


  • Connectis Srl


    Connectis is a company based in Prato. It was created in 1999 by two computer engineers specialized in electronics. The company has a full time staff team of 12 people, most of them are experts in web development, the company also cooperates with a team of external experts and developers. Connectis’ core business is the creation of Internet applications addressed to public authorities operating in the field of tourism. The company is now the main technical partner of most of the Tuscan public bodies in charge of the promotion and marketing of tourism. The company develops tourism search engines, applications for the electronic transmission of data between tourism operators and public bodies etc. Connectis also develops tourism management database solutions as well as touch screen applications that are being used by public bodies in charge of tourism information. Connectis also develops internet solutions for local and regional associations of lawyers to help them in the digital connection with the Court.
    Finally Connectis develops educational online platforms as well as web sites and portal for different sectors: education, e-business, marketing etc.

  • Uplink


    For 10 years Uplink Web Agency Ltd ® has been supporting companies and it has become their ideal partner in planning, developing and promoting their services and products.
    It has over 400 clients throughout Italy, with commercial and operational offices in Milan and Florence.
    Uplink also carries out training seminars on Management, and actively participates and cooperates in consortia, alliances with universities. It has a very dynamic working group, motivated and in continuous evolution.

  • Dotflorence


    DotFlorence Srl is a Web Agency based in Florence. The staff is composed of Italian and foreigner professionals: university professors, programming and graphic experts, photography and video artists, guru of marketing and classic communication and web 2.0, interns from Media and Journalism courses of the University of Florence and many other European Universities.
    DotFlorence Srl offers a complete range of Web Services: creation of static and dynamic sites in Asp and Php, indexing of sites on principal Italian and international search engines, furniture of translations in English and many other languages, creation of photographic and video services, flash animations, e-commerce and online transitions platforms, hosting services and dominions registration.
    DotFlorence Srl also directly manages an important network of touristic portals orientated on Florence e Tuscany. This Web Agency realized (and directly manages) more of 150 sites ranging from tourism to many disparate commercial sectors.

  • No√® Multimedia

    Noè Multimedia srl is specialized in computer graphics, video and multimedia concerning the following sectors: medical-scientific, mechanical, artistic, cultural, transport, mobility, social communication and service. Noè Multimedia is creator of “CompAxon”, an iPad application for BtoB.

  • Vertical Media


    Designers, copywriters, experts in Web Marketing, programmers: this is the Vertical Media team. Their "mission" is to help companies to promote their brand and improve and consolidate its business from the definition of the corporate and the creation of the website, to promotion through the most effective web marketing strategies.

  • Webag

    Companies is a professional team of digital communication, specialized in the creation of modern, attractive and functional websites. This web agency takes care of the strategic aspects of Web Design, Web Marketing and E-commerce, providing effective solutions for companies that want to use the internet successfully.

  • Weekend in Florence


    Weekend a Firenze S.r.l. (Weekend in Florence) pioneered Italian tourism e-commerce with the first authentic Florentine goods and reservations service in 1995. Established by centuries-old Florentine families long connected to the arts of Florence, the site offers both armchair and on-the-road travelers global access to authentic, high-quality leather goods, marbled paper products, fashion accessories, art glass and ceramics, and books or interactive CDs on Italian art, culture, and history. Weekend a Firenze also offers an exclusive service not available elsewhere - on-line reservations to Florence\'s most popular museums, including the Uffizi. Weekend a Firenze is also the hub for other on-line services, including commercial Web hosting and design services for major Italian enterprises, and a chain of cyber-cafes offering convenient Internet access to Italian citizens and travelers alike.

  • WebSM


     WebSM is a company whose objective is the creation of professional web products. WebSM staff is composed by programmers, web designers and web marketing (SEO - Search Engine Optimization) with a great experience and the necessary enthusiasm to ensure the freshest and most innovative products ever.

  • Digital Design


    Digital Design was founded in 1997 in Florence thanks to an idea of Lorenzo Meriggi, who immediately understands the great opportunities and exciting possibilities that internet offered. In 15 years (and counting) of work, Digital Design created websites for many different typologies of business. Digital Design carefully follows the market trends to always offer the best solutions to its clients. The mission is to work with customers in a professional manner while still addressing the human aspect of the relationship. “In short we truly love our job”: that’s Digital Design’s payoff.

  • SoWhat


    SoWhat is a communications agency which offers consulting, development and support in the field of social, new media marketing and digital advertising through the creation and the implementation of communication campaigns and digital advertising. SoWhat supports and guides the companies in the development of strategies of O2O (Offline to Online Marketing) actions.

  • SoWire


    Sowire Studio is a web agency creative based in Florence. Founded by Valeria Marchesani and Lucio Patone in 2009 as a place to bring together graphic design, new media and photography in an experimental approach, Today Sowire Studio maintains the same philosophy and creates tailored services to its clients. Sowire Studio offers a wide range of services: creative communication, branding, photography, web design, and social media marketing.

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D.J. Angus College, UK March 2014 Internship

I would recommend this trip to everyone. Everything was really good. I really enjoyed my time in Florence. I will keep in touch with some colleagues. It gave me a taste of the Italian culture.  

M.D. Angus College, UK March 2014 Internship

A good experience for meeting new people and understanding a professional working environment. The work carried out during these two weeks will go a long way to supporting me in my career  

M.R. Angus College, UK March 2014 Internship

 I am very pleased. My expectations were fully met. I learned a lot of things.

S.N. Angus College, UK March 2014 Internship

The placement given was enjoyable, friendly people and everything required or needed to know seemed to be given to us. And this is the result of the great experience we had thanks to Pixel:

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