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.

  • Clearing is now open - we have a limited number of vacancies for good candidates
  • Congratulations to our new students, we look forward to seeing you in Welcome Week.
  • 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 Open Day is on Wednesday 17 September 2014 at our Canterbury campus.


UK police and anonymity on the internet Dr Eerke Boite and Dr Julio Hernandez-Castro of the University's School of Computing and Interdisciplinary Centre for Cyber Security Research have asked poignant questions following an announcement by the National Crime Agency (NCA). The NCA said it had made 660 arrests after an operation to identify people who had viewed indecent images of children online. The cyber crime experts argue that this announcement raises important qu...

31st July 2014

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Going for Gold in Africa New graduates Matt Levett and Chris Detsicas will be going on an African adventure this summer as part of their Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Gold awards. The trip will include an expedition on foot along the coast from South Africa to Mozambique and back, visiting a school and an orphanage, taking part in a game ranger basic skills course and being challenged to live on one rand per day. Matt explained; 'The main challenge is not physical, it is being in a completely difference culture for three ...

29th July 2014

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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 - Dean's Prize; a prize awarded for outstanding performance in the examinations. James Wilkinson - Rotary Prize; prize awarded for the best results in each faculty. Lucas Kummerle-Perger  - Rotary Prize; prizes awarded for the ...

16th July 2014

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

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Last Updated: 14/08/2014