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Computer Science student wins Gold at WorldSkills UK

Neelan Thuraisingham, a second year student at the School of Computing has won a gold medal at the WorldSkills UK competition. Neelan, who studies Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry, was selected for the Network Infrastructure Technician national final … Continue reading

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Students prepare for elite security competition

Students from the School of Computing have been preparing themselves for a national security competition. Because the University of Kent is an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research, its students are eligible to compete alongside students from prestigious … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurial student wins award

Funmilayo Taiwo has won the Kent Student award for Outstanding Student Entrepreneur of the Year. The final year student of Computing and Business Administration with a Year in Industry  has been recognised for establishing a successful student cleaning business alongside her … 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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Winners announced – Year in Industry photo competition

Computing students currently on their placement submitted a diverse range of images to the first Year in Industry photo competition, which reflects the range of experiences students have during their placement year. The judges found it difficult to narrow it … Continue reading

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Find out who won – staff or students

A radio quiz featuring a student and a staff member from the School of Computing will be broadcast at 3pm on Monday 14 April. The 3rd Degree is BBC Radio 4’s lively university-based quiz show where teams of undergraduate students challenge their … Continue reading

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Year in Industry photo competition launched

Students have been challenged to share their Year in Industry experience in images. A photo competition has been launched and is open to all School of Computing students currently on a Year in Industry placement. Placement Officer Katie van Sanden … Continue reading

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Canterbury trio named IET FIRST LEGO League UK Champions

Three teens from the Simon Langton schools in Canterbury have won a trip to the FIRST LEGO League World Festival, after winning the national final of the IET’s FIRST LEGO League (FLL) UK robotics competition. ‘Team Invicta’ were winners at the Kent … Continue reading

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Lego League regional finals return to Kent

Over 250 pupils from schools across Kent took part in the First Lego League regional finals at the University’s Canterbury campus on Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 December 2013. First Lego League is an international programme designed to bring science to life for school-children … Continue reading

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