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Why Oxford is a great location for technologists

Posted on 1/08/2018
by Amy Taylor

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Oxford is rapidly building its reputation as a leading tech hub within the UK. The presence of software and gaming development companies, such as Natural Motion and Brainomix, is ever growing and the City has a history of creating a wealth of technology start-ups including Biocarbon Engineering and OXBOTICA. One success story in particular which is evident of Oxford’s tech presence is Sophos, an anti-virus software house that achieved the largest IPO for a UK software house in 2015.

Working and living in Oxford

Most famous for its world renowned University and research programmes, Oxford is a vibrant cosmopolitan City where you can enjoy beautiful architecture, museums and an endless choice of shops and restaurants. For those working within the technology sector the perks go on as Oxford has three large annual tech conferences and over 30 digital meet-ups and networking groups to get involved in, including Oxford Digital Entrepreneurs and Oxfest. Tech start-ups in particular have praised Oxford as a work location for reasons such as; excellent quality of life, great potential for tech sector growth and its strong digital economy.

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