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.

  • Year in Industry: 75% of our undergraduates in 2013/14 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.


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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Helping Wimbledon stars analyse their game Information Technology student Charlotte Hutchinson has been been rubbing shoulders with the great and good of the tennis world during her time working with IBM behind the scenes at Wimbledon. She said; 'I had the best two weeks at Wimbledon. I've had so much fun and met some amazing people!' Charlotte was tasked with working on the Media Production Team providing the players on all the show courts with their match statistics and data on a memory stick ...

10th July 2014

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Graduation photos from Canterbury and Medway are now available on our Facebook page

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Going for Gold in Africa - Good luck to new grads Matt and @chrisdetsicas as they set off on their @DofE expedition

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Last Updated: 16/07/2014