Monthly Archives: May 2014

Computing Student plans Escape from Alcatraz

While most students manage to fit plenty of new experiences into their placements year, most don’t go as far as planning an escape from an infamous prison island. However, that’s exactly what Computer Science MSc student Elizabeth Bowen will be … Continue reading

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Makerspace nearing completion

The School of Computing has recently built a Makerspace in the Cornwallis Quad on the Canterbury campus. This building represents exciting new teaching and collaboration opportunities. Amongst other equipment, it contains milling machines, a 3D printer, laser cutter and extensive … Continue reading

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Master’s student awarded £500 prize on placement

Master’s student Deepak Selvaraj has been awarded a best employee prize of £500 in recognition of his excellent work on his industrial placement. Future Computing MSc student Deepak is currently working for communications infrastructure company Arqiva on a 12 month … Continue reading

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School of Computing in top quartile of league table

The School of Computing continues to maintain its high position in the league tables. It has been ranked 26th out of 105 UK Computer Science departments in the Complete University Guide 2015. The School also received a similar ranking in the … Continue reading

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Athena SWAN Bronze award for Kent

Athena SWAN Bronze award for Kent The University of Kent’s success in developing employment practices to support the career progression of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) has been recognised with an Athena SWAN Charter Bronze award. … Continue reading

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Team Invicta are world champions of First Lego League Competition

Three teenagers from Kent have been named the winners of the IET’s global First Lego League technology competition. They beat 20,000 teams from 70 countries to claim the title. Emma English, 14, a pupil at Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School, … Continue reading

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