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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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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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