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Could computer science at Kent be right for you? Book on one of our Open Days to find out for yourself. Our Open Days are on: Saturday 7 October – Canterbury Saturday 14 October – Medway Saturday 22 October – Canterbury Learn more … Continue reading

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New Employability Coordinator joins School of Computing

Kate Buchan recently joined the School of Computing as Employability Coordinator. She is based at the Canterbury campus but will also be regularly visiting the Medway campus. Kate will be working closely with the placements team, the careers and employability … Continue reading

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Honorary doctorate awarded to Simon Peyton Jones

Computer scientist Professor Simon Peyton Jones has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Professor Peyton Jones is a British computer scientist who researches the implementation and applications of functional programming languages, particularly lazy functional programming. He received a … Continue reading

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Open Days for prospective students

Staff and students at the School of Computing are looking forward to welcoming visitors to a series of Open Days on Saturday 8 and 22 October in Canterbury and Saturday 15 October in Medway. At the Open Day on 22 October the School will … Continue reading

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Canterbury Open Day Saturday 2 July

Staff and students at the School of Computing are looking forward to welcoming visitors to an Open Day on Saturday 2 July. The School will be open from 9.00 – 15.00 and prospective students can talk to academic staff and … Continue reading

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Now recruiting – lecturers in Medway and Canterbury

The School of Computing is hiring lectures in computing at both our Canterbury and Medway Campuses. The successful candidates will help us to build on the success of the recent REF exercise when we were ranked in the top quartile of … Continue reading

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Summerbuzz competition for Stage 1 students

A £500 prize is on offer to first year School of Computing students who can demonstrate that their plans for the summer will make them more employable. The prize is being offered by employer Kinetic Solutions, who has a longstanding … Continue reading

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New Lecturer appointment

The School of Computing welcomes Dr Marek Grzes who joined the University of Kent in February after a previous role at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He received his PhD degree in computer science from the University of York, UK. … Continue reading

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Employability week 3 – 7 November

If you’re looking for careers inspiration or practical advice on how to get your dream job, Employability Week has something for you. Students looking to make the most of their skills and qualifications are invited to Employability week which is being held … Continue reading

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Treasure hunt winners

New Students at the School of Computing were tested on their knowledge of the Canterbury Campus as part of their induction to the School. Two teams scored 27 out of 30 and several teams scored 26 out of 30. The … Continue reading

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