Robert Pitchford, MSc
1974 to 1979
left TDS at the age of 16 with 4 O-levels. I then attended Hereward FE College
in Coventry for a further 2 years and attained another 2 O-levels and 3
1981 I entered Higher Education by beginning an HND at the then Manchester
Polytechnic, graduating 4 years later with a HND and a BSc in Maths and
after graduating I got a job at Manchester University Computer Science
Department as a programmer.
worked at the University for 13.5 years, both for Computer Science and, for the
final two years for the University's Admin. Computer department.
June 1999 I moved from the Manchester area to Hampshire, this being for family
reasons, were I joined the Ordnance Survey, in Southampton, as a software System
addition to the above, I passed my driving test in 1988, and attained a
part-time MSc in 1996.
outside interests include reading and following sport, I also did a lot of
voluntary work for Scope in the North West
before moving to the South Coast.