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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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Award for new Year in Computing programme

The innovative Year in Computing programme has been awarded a University teaching prize. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Karen Cox, presented the award to Colin Johnson, Sally Fincher and Ian Utting at a  ceremony on Wednesday 4 October 2017. The Year in Computing … Continue reading

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Kent student IT consultancy to offer cyber security advice to local firms

Organisations across Kent will be able to receive help and support dealing with cyber security threats thanks to a new offering from the Kent IT Consultancy (KITC), based within the School of Computing at the University of Kent. The KITC … 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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Students awarded prizes for groundbreaking projects

Students from the School of Computing were awarded prizes for outstanding achievements at their graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral. Project Prizes were awarded to Martins Irbe and Eunan Camilleri for the project Controlling a Drone with an EEG Headset and James Morrison … Continue reading

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Prizes awarded to outstanding students

Graduating Canterbury students and staff had celebrated the success of prize winners at a reception for graduating students. Deputy Head of School, Peter Rodgers presented the awards. William Riches – winner of the Janet Linington Prize William chose the final … Continue reading

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Students shortlisted for Go Abroad awards

Congratulations to Oscar Kent-Plummer and Jason Marable who have been shortlisted for the University’s Go Abroad awards. The awards celebrate the efforts and achievements of students who have undertaken a study or work placement abroad. Both Oscar and Jason are final year undergraduates … Continue reading

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Student consultants present to national computing group

Students from KITC (Kent IT Consultancy) presented examples of their work at an event entitled ‘Becoming a Consultant – the Next Generation’ at the headquarters of BCS, the Chartered Institute for IT. Student consultants at the KITC are ‘the graduates of … 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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School’s Silver Award for Going Global

The School of Computing has been awarded Silver in the inaugural University International Impact Award scheme. The award is a new venture which recognises and rewards international achievements within schools and departments at Kent. The scheme has been devised to … Continue reading

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