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Student develops news aggregator website while on placement year

Natalie McLaren, a BSc Web Computing with a Year in Industry student, has launched a personalised newsfeed application that she developed with a colleague while on her placement year at digital marketing agency Cyber-duck. While working at Cyber-duck Natalie learnt … Continue reading

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School placements team reach the century

The School of Computing placements team are pleased to announce 100 students have secured industry placements for the next academic year. The Placement Officers, Sian Robson and Katie Van Sanden are delighted to reach the century milestone again this year … Continue reading

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Placement student praised in company magazine

Final year Business Information Technology student, Michael Ikeji, has been featured in Brakes people magazine as the first information services student intern. Michael worked in the food distribution company between his second and final year at university and quickly outgrew … 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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Wimbledon Fortnight – a view from the players’ lounge

Student Charlotte Hutchinson will have a unique insight behind the scenes of The Championships at Wimbledon this summer. Charlotte who is a student of Information Technology with a Year in Industry at the Medway campus, is currently undertaking her placement … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A century for School placement team

The School of Computing’s placement team is celebrating a landmark. For the first time ever, over 100 students from the School will be taking a paid Year in Industry placement as part of their degree programmes in the next academic … Continue reading

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Computer Science graduate featured as Silicon Valley intern

2013 Computer Science graduate Paul Wozniak is highlighted in TechCrunch article Hey Silicon Valley, The British Are Coming (To Learn Your Startup Secrets). Paul is featured as an example of a UK graduate on the Silicon Valley Internship Programme which enables … Continue reading

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