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100 Miles for Canterbury Food Bank

Simon Thompson, Professor of Computing, and Peter Taylor-Gooby, Professor of Social Policy, together with the Food Bank Bear, are planning to do the ‘London 100’ Bike Ride on 31 July, to raise funds for Canterbury Food Bank. The Food Bank … Continue reading

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Student David Meakin to teach tech skills in Uganda

Computing with a Year in Industry student David Meakin is planning to spend his summer vacation teaching tech skills in one of the world’s poorest countries. He will be spending a month in Uganda project managing a programme which uses hardware donated … Continue reading

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Professor David Chadwick marks accident recovery with a charity abseil

David Chadwick, Professor of Information Systems Security in the School of Computing is raising money for King’s College Hospital after their excellent care for him following a severe cycling accident. David was cycling down St Thomas’ Hill, Canterbury in January when he was knocked … Continue reading

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First fundraising cycle challenge for Professor Richard Jones

As preparation for a Paris to Canterbury cycle ride in September, Professor Richard Jones and colleagues from the University took park in a 60-mile charity bike ride on Sunday 28 June. In September a group of riders will be cycling … Continue reading

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Charlotte’s marathon run to thank cancer charity

Final year undergraduate student Charlotte Hutchinson has very personal reasons for wanting to raise money by running the London Marathon for Children with Cancer UK. Charlotte, who is studying Computing with a Year in Industry, will be running the 26.2 … Continue reading

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Students develop new IT solution for Canterbury Food Bank

Students from the University of Kent have developed a new computer system to help Canterbury Food Bank meet the increasing demand from people in need across the region. The team of four students from the University’s School of Computing have worked together to create … Continue reading

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Well done Tim!

Computing Officer Tim Bishop completed the London Marathon on Sunday 21 April. “It took me 5 hours, 1 minute and 4 seconds. That’s slightly longer than I had estimated, but I’m still really pleased to have finished. It was one … Continue reading

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