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All female team tackle plastic pollution at Athena Hack

A group of Masters students from the School of Computing attended Athena Hack, an all-women hackathon, in London from 13-14 April 2019. The hackathon was organised by ShowCode as an initiative to champion female technologists and focus their skills to … Continue reading

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Computing students reach final of start-up competition

Three students from the School of Computing have gone through to the final of the Business Start-up Journey (BSUJ) and will pitch their ideas at the Business Start-Up Journey showcase on Wednesday 20 March 2019. The BSUJ is an inspirational … Continue reading

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David Chadwick takes part in I’m a Scientist get me out of here

Professor David Chadwick is taking part in I’m a Scientist, get me out of here! from 4-15 March, as part of British Science Week. I’m a Scientist is an online activity for school students to connect with scientists. It is … Continue reading

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Computing Student wins Sciences Postgraduate Research Prize

Computer Science PhD student, Farhana Liza, has been selected as the Sciences Postgraduate Research Prize Winner for 2018. Farhana has won £500, which can be used for costs related to her research. The prize was presented formally at the Postgraduate … Continue reading

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Computer Science student to compete in global competition

Masters student Sybil Mayard, from the School of Computing, has won this year’s University of Kent Big Ideas Competition with her business idea “Codable”. Each year the University selects a student, or team of students, to compete in the Global … Continue reading

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Computing students reach final of start-up competition

Three students from the School of Computing have gone through to the final of the Business Start-up Journey (BSUJ) and will pitch their ideas at the Business Start-Up Journey showcase on Wednesday 4 April 2018. The BSUJ is an inspirational … Continue reading

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Kent wins National Capture the Flag competition

Students from the School of Computing at the University of Kent have won the annual Deloitte Cyber ‘Capture the Flag’ competition. The competition tested students’ penetration testing, forensics, malware and intrusion analysis skills in a fun and competitive environment. The … Continue reading

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Placement Officer wins Kent photography competition

Katie Van Sanden, Placement Officer in the School of Computing, has been announced as a winner in the Vice-Chancellor’s photographic competition. Staff, students and alumni were invited to submit photographs that captured the essence of the beautiful cities in the … Continue reading

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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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