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Employability Points success for Computing students

Students from the School of Computing have been active in the University’s Employability Points (EP) scheme, winning rewards for their participation. The EP scheme rewards students for their involvement in extra-curricular activities whilst studying at the University of Kent. Students can … Continue reading

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Computer Science fastest growing area of study

Computer Science is the fastest growing area of undergraduate study in the UK with a 13% growth in applications this year. With an increasing number of applicants in the graduate jobs market it is more important than ever for students … 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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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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Employability week 3 – 7 November

If you’re looking for careers inspiration or practical advice on how to get your dream job, Employability Week has something for you. Students looking to make the most of their skills and qualifications are invited to Employability week which is being held … Continue reading

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Employability Week 4th-8th November

It is Employability Week across the Canterbury campus. There are lots of events for School of Computing students to improve employability prospects: Placement Poster Fair (all week in SW101): Come and see what last year’s placement students got up to on their Year … 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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