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Our website is narrow so that people can watch programmes on windows media player whilst surfing through our programme listings at the same time.
CAREERS
On UK Future TV you can find out about a wide range of careers. In each of our programmes the participants describe how their careers progressed and developed plus the decisions and dilemmas they faced.
They talk about what first inspired them to go into that field plus the good and the bad aspects of their careers. They also describe the changes and trends in their field and what they think the career will offer in future years.
STUDY CHOICES
We now have programmes about most of the subjects that can be studied at university. Traditional favourites like law and medicine. New fields such as nanotechnology and biomimetics plus popular courses such as psychology and media studies.  
RESEARCH
We cover research work in social sciences and the environment as well as science and technology. Research carried today will not only affect our daily lives in the future but may well shape the careers of people working in the relevant industries.
ENTERPRISE
People who have started businesses describe where there ideas came from and how they built up their enterprises. The aspects that worked well plus a few things that were not so successful. 
AUDIENCE
Our channel is already well known in the academic world through our e-mail marketing. Many of our participants promote the link to their video on their own web pages, e-mails and documents. This brings in an audience from across the world. 
Our e-mail marketing now extends to schools and careers advisers. Our site is featured on various online video listings sites and we also receive traffic through internet search engines.      
OUR HISTORY
We started in Spring 2007 and have been steadily building up our programme catalogue.
We have interviewed academics from the following universities : Bristol, Brunel, Nottingham, Sunderland, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Warwick, Durham, Leicester, Oxford Brookes, Bath, Surrey, Sussex, Cardiff, Liverpool Hope and Liverpool John Moores.
We have also interviewed entrepreneurs from the Cambridge Science Park and Sheffield Technology Park plus health professionals across the UK.
FUNDING
Many of our programmes featuring academics and entrepreneurs are paid for by private benefactors who support the aims of our channel. Other programmes are paid for by the participants. As our channel develops we will also be running programmes sponsored by commercial companies.
TECHNICAL NOTES
All our videos are windows media (.wmv) files streaming at 700 or 1,000 kbps. They should run without problems over any recent home broadband connection. Many office connections are fast enough but video use can be restricted by IT departments.
If the video keeps stopping and buffering then your connection is too slow. You can however right click any video and “save target as” to download the video to your computer regardless of the connection speed you have available.
CONTACT US
Email : enquiries@ukfuturetv.com
Telephone : 01904 673880
Post : 10 County House Mews, York YO31 7NR