UiPath is an enterprise Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company. It announced that it has signed an Academic Alliance partnership with Bahçeşehir Uğur Educational Institutions, Bahçeşehir University and Bahçeşehir Technology Transfer Office in Istanbul, Turkey. Additionally, Bahçeşehir University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the RPA company’s Automation Ready Youth.
Both initiatives are meant to help build digital capabilities among Turkish youth, preparing them for the current and future workplace.
Having entered the partnership with UiPath Academic Alliance, five universities of BAU Global and K12 schools of Bahçeşehir College will educate 200,000 students in RPA and artificial intelligence (AI). UiPath will provide the faculties; an RPA curriculum for both technical and non-technical students; guidelines and learning materials for educators; and access to laboratory work. To enable the universities to promote the curriculum to students, UiPath will also make promotional materials available.
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The alliance aims to enable access to a critical STEM skill such as RPA. The UiPath Academic Alliance program therefore empowers young students and experienced professionals to accelerate and thrive in the workplace of the future by accessing the company’s unparalleled RPA knowledge ecosystem. The UiPath Academic Alliance is also a strategic part of UiPath’s purpose. It enables the company to serve more than one million students and one thousand schools globally in the next three years.
Automation Ready Youth is an educational program through which UiPath aims to help children and teenagers aged 8-18. It supports them in learning automation technology and developing essential personal and professional skills for the jobs of the future.
Tansu Yegen, Regional Vice President UiPath, said, “This is a momentous occasion for the young people in Turkey. We are proud to see prestigious education institutions are pledging to consolidate their digital skills in order for them to be successful in the workplace. Within several short years, companies will seek these talents more than ever; as they need them to be able to thrive in a competitive environment and contribute to the country’s economy.”