Neil Horrocks, Director of Data Energy Innovation at UQ, said: “There is significant potential for education to work with the tech hub on a range of initiatives and we look forward to continuing those discussions over the coming weeks and months. UQ welcomes opportunities for our students that may arise as a result of these future partnerships.”
Professor Lori Lockyer, Executive Dean of QUT, commented: “We commend CBA in initiating this important partnership with the School of Design in the Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice. With strong skills in user experience design and user interface design, our students are well placed to further advance CBA’s tech hub initiative. We look forward to broadening the partnership to engineering, data science and IT from our Faculties of Science and Engineering.”
Jackie French, Director of Faculty Creative Arts and Digital Design, TAFE Queensland, said the partnership with CBA would offer graduates a pathway into technology careers with an iconic Australian organisation closer to home.
“Queensland already has a vibrant digital community with a well-established pipeline of graduates,” said Ms French. “As the state’s largest training provider, we’re delighted to partner with CBA to supply skilled and job-ready information technology, cyber security, website and software developer graduates for the placements this program will deliver.”
CBA is building out its presence in tech hubs across the nation to continue to position itself as a global digital bank and a leader in digital experiences and technology.
Note to Editors
Further details about the digital workforce opportunities in technology at Commonwealth Bank are available at the Careers Page.
Banner image: Brendan Hopper, CBA’s Chief Information Officer for Technology; Jackie French, Director of Faculty Creative Arts and Digital Design at TAFE Queensland; and Miriam Fox, CBA’s General Manager HR for Technology, at Mt Gravatt TAFE (Paul Harris)