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Sharing best practice in employability for computing graduates

The School of Computing is taking a national lead in improving employability for computing graduates. Kent is one of 25 universities which shared their best practice in a series of national workshops which culminated in the report Building a Graduate … Continue reading

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The School Placement Team hits another century

Over 100 students have once again embarked on industry placements with the support of the team in the School of Computing. Placement Officers Sian Robson and Katie Van Sanden announced that 113 students will be on placement for the 2016/17 … Continue reading

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Honorary Doctorate for Alumnus Tony West

On Monday 13 July at the degree congregation in Canterbury Cathedral, the Chancellor conferred an honorary doctorate on a former student of the School of Computing, Dr Anthony Robert West for championing student placements. Tony, as he is more commonly known … Continue reading

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Placement team used as a national example of best practice

A national report on industry placements for computer science students uses the School of Computing’s placement team an example of best practice. The report, Growing Experience: A Review of Undergraduate Placements in Computer Science by the National Centre for Universities … Continue reading

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University of Kent part of new county alliance to promote IT innovation

The University of Kent is one of three universities to join forces with Kent Connects – a public sector technology partnership which links all of Kent’s councils with the emergency services and NHS – to help promote IT innovation and … Continue reading

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