Monthly Archives: March 2013

Global gathering of international students

Students from all over the world got a taste of higher education and computer programming at the School of Computing on Wednesday 27 March. The group of students from Pestalozzi International Village Trust, based in East Sussex, visited the Canterbury … Continue reading

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Visual effects expert returns to Kent to inspire students

Kent alumnus Hannes Ricklefs returned to campus on Tuesday 19 March to share his experiences of the visual effects industry with students from the School of Computing and the School of Engineering and Digital Arts. Hannes graduated with a BSc … Continue reading

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Kent selected for UK’s new cyber research institute

The University of Kent has been selected for the UK’s new Academic Research Institute for cyber threats. Funded by a £4.5 million grant, a team at the School of Computing will work alongside other world-leading researchers to investigate new ways … Continue reading

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Professor Kölling receives SIGCSE award

Professor Michael Kölling has received the Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group for Computer Science Education (SIGCSE). Dan Joyce, SIGCSE Vice Chair, presented Professor Kölling with the award at … Continue reading

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Computing students’ project wins innovation prize

Four final year Computer Science students have won a cash prize for a project which the Kent Innovation and Enterprise team (KIE) judged to the be most attractive investment and development opportunity. The prize of £200 was awarded to a … Continue reading

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Students share social media expertise with local businesses

Student IT consultants were invited to share their knowledge in social and collaborative media with local organisations at an interactive workshop on 6 March, at Kent’s Medway Campus. The students, who are working as consultants in the Kent IT Clinic … Continue reading

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Computing students organise Hackathon

Two enterprising Computer Science students have staged a ‘hackathon’ for students at the University of Kent. The two-day event known as #kenthack was organised by second years Rebecca Arnold and James Dryden on 11 and 12 March at the School … Continue reading

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