School of Computing

Welcome to the School of Computing

Our reputation for providing top quality graduates puts Kent fifth out of all Computing departments for 'Career after 6 months' in the Guardian league tables for 2013.

  • We are celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the University of Kent with the
    Kent Crypto Challenge. Can you crack the code?
  • Year in Industry: 75% of our undergraduates in 2014/15 are on a placement with leading companies including CISCO in California, HSBC in Hong Kong and IBM in the UK. Placements opportunities are now available for all MSc students.
  • KITC: students gain first-hand experience of working as IT consultants as part of their degree.
  • Find out more at our Open Days. The next Postgraduate Open Day is on Saturday 29 November 2014 at our Canterbury campus.


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 on the Canterbury campus from Monday 3 - Friday 7 November. This university-wide week of events will showcase all the ways in which you can get experience and gain skills whilst studying at the U...

23rd October 2014

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Treasure hunt winners New Students at the School of Computing were tested on their knowledge of the Canterbury Campus as part of their induction to the School. Two teams scored 27 out of 30 and several teams scored 26 out of 30. The first team back with 27 points and the winners were; Will Riches, Lee Harris, Mike Watson, Ben Jenkins, Jack Lee and Claude Gamba. The runners-up with 27 points were Elle, Andrew, Laurent, Justin and James and third place went to Sergey, John, Jo, Deniz, Ross and Chris.

20th October 2014

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School sponsors object-oriented programming conference The School of Computing sponsored the European Conference on Object Oriented Programming (ECOOP), held in Uppsala, Sweden, in July/August 2014. The School has a long history of Object Oriented Programming and was one of the first UK universities to introduce the Java programming language as a teaching tool. ECOOP is the premier European (arguably the world leading) conference on all aspects of object oriented programming. It is also the venue for the award o...

17th October 2014

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Looking for careers inspiration or practical advice on how to get your dream job? #employabilityweek @UniKentEmploy

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School of Computing, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NF

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Last Updated: 14/10/2014