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.


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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Vacancy – Head of Computing (Medway) The School of Computing is seeking to appoint a Head of Computing (Medway) to lead our team at our Medway Campus. The post is given the grade of Professor to reflect the level of leadership and managerial responsibility. The successful candidate will have vision and proven leadership skills as well as a successful track record in research and teaching at all levels. S/he will report directly to the overall Head of School and will play a crucial par...

14th October 2014

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Congratulations to this year's treasure hunt winners, we hope you've found time to share your prize!

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The 2014 Cyber Careers Fair is a FREE event for tech students interested in joining the Cyber Security industry

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RT @UniKent: Take this 2 minute virtual tour & experience the New Templeman Library, inside and out

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

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Last Updated: 14/10/2014