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Meet Monty – the exam de-stress dog

If you are missing your pets, or would like to spend some time in the company of a friendly dog, then come and meet Monty. On Friday 25 May, staff and students from the School of Computing have the opportunity to relax with … Continue reading

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Summer school opportunity for computing students

Students from the School of Computing can apply for free places on immersive summer schools in France. The three-week courses, which are taught in English, each explore a different theme in depth. The topics available this year are: Artificial intelligence and … 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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Wellbeing festivals

Wellbeing Festivals will take place at both Canterbury and Medway campuses. The events are organised by Student Support and Wellbeing who encourage students and staff to ‘enrich your life and try something new for free!’ Details of the events will be … 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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Alumna wins Tech Women 50 award

Computing with a Year in Industry Alumna, Charlotte Hutchinson, has been named one of the top 50 women in technology in We Are Tech Women‘s  TechWomen50 awards 2017, which celebrates emerging talent. Over 500 women were nominated for the awards … Continue reading

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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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