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Drones, festivals, and coding competitions – an update on DVLA’s STEM programme

4 STEM ambassadors, smiling at camera and holding code challenge flyers

Through our science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) volunteer programme, DVLA supports the next generation by encouraging interest in IT and STEM subjects in communities and schools across Wales.

STEM events

We’ve had a busy few years! Since the launch of our STEM programme, we’ve represented DVLA at many events, including...Read More »

Start your digital career with DVLA’s development programmes

Two DVLA development programme students, Agnes Beviz and Nathan Morris.

At DVLA, we aim to be a Centre of Digital Excellence and the best place to start a career in digital. We have several development programmes which provide a structured path into the digital profession. If you’re looking to start or change your career, our programmes offer the latest...Read More »

5 myth-busting facts about taxing your vehicle

By law, you must tax your vehicle if you’re using it or keeping it on a public road. If you’re keeping the vehicle off the road, you must either tax it or register it as off the road by making a ‘Statutory Off Road Notification’ (SORN).

If you do...Read More »

In conversation with our digital apprentices, Donna and Tom

Donna and Tom in their cap and gown.

This week is National Apprenticeship Week – an annual celebration of apprentices around the country. To mark the occasion, Donna and Tom share their experience of completing a digital degree whilst working at DVLA.

Who are you and how long have you worked at DVLA?

Donna: My name is Donna and...Read More »

Latest step of borehole sealing project a success

Nuclear Waste Services (NWS) has successfully sealed existing boreholes at Rosemanowes Quarry, Cornwall, as part of a vital research project for the safe and permanent disposal of higher activity radioactive waste.

In the search for a suitable site for a Geological Disposal Facility (GDF), drilling and sealing boreholes will be key....Read More »

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