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 Saturday 21 June 2014 at our Medway campus.


Frank Wang invited to speak at the Science and Information Conference Professor Frank Wang has been named as one of the Invited Speakers to the Science and Information Conference (SAI) 2014 in August. His speech title is 'How will computers evolve over the next 10 years?'. Other keynote and invited speakers will be coming from Canada, Japan, Germany and the USA. Frank said: 'Computer science has impact on many parts of our lives. Computer scientists craft the technologies that enable the digi...

22nd April 2014

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Find out who won – staff or students A radio quiz featuring a student and a staff member from the School of Computing will be broadcast at 3pm on Monday 14 April. The 3rd Degree is BBC Radio 4's lively university-based quiz show where teams of undergraduate students challenge their lecturers in a public display of their knowledge. The Kent academic team includes the School of Computing's Colin Johnson and final year student Steve Farrugia represents Computing on the student team. Come...

3rd April 2014

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Year in Industry photo competition launched Students have been challenged to share their Year in Industry experience in images. A photo competition has been launched and is open to all School of Computing students currently on a Year in Industry placement. Placement Officer Katie van Sanden said; 'We are not looking for a particular type of image but for photographs that represent what your Year in Industry experience is like. Everyone's experience is unique and we would like to see the everyday ...

24th March 2014

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Professor Frank Wang has been invited to speak at the Science and Information Conference in August

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Happy St George's Day! So how #English are you? Or, international staff and students, how English have you become?

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RT @UniKentEmploy: @unikentcomp Computing students - come in & pick up free careers booklets from the Careers & Employability Service http:…

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Last Updated: 10/02/2014