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School of Computing postgraduate students raise a glass to celebrate their graduation

The sun was shining and  the town was buzzing with anticipation on Friday 23 November as hundreds of Kent University students made their way  to Canterbury Cathedral  to receive their diploma. Following the ceremony, over 100 people including academics, students … Continue reading

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Prize winners celebrate success at graduation

Graduating students and staff celebrated the success of prize winners at a reception for graduating students. The awards for Canterbury-based students were presented by Head of School Professor Richard Jones, Dr Sue Black OBE and Kent alumnus Chris Tasker, from … Continue reading

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Prize winners celebrate at Medway graduation

Students from the School of Computing were awarded prizes for outstanding achievements at their graduation ceremony at Rochester Cathedral on Tuesday 10 July. The Computer Science Project Prize, a prize awarded for the best final year Computing Project, was won … Continue reading

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Technology Evangelist Dr Sue Black OBE to receive honorary doctorate at Canterbury graduation

Dr Sue Black OBE will receive her honorary doctor of science degree, in recognition of her ‘inspirational championing of women in computing and science and campaign to preserve and save Bletchley Park’ at a ceremony at Canterbury Cathedral on 16 … Continue reading

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Honorary doctorate awarded to Simon Peyton Jones

Computer scientist Professor Simon Peyton Jones has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Professor Peyton Jones is a British computer scientist who researches the implementation and applications of functional programming languages, particularly lazy functional programming. He received a … 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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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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Prize giving for top students

Congratulations go to the final year students who have been awarded a prize for their outstanding achievements. The prizes were awarded to students who attended the graduation congregations at Medway on 8 July and Canterbury on 16 July. Edward Jones … Continue reading

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