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Computer Science student wins Gold at WorldSkills UK Neelan Thuraisingham, a second year student at the School of Computing has won a gold medal at the WorldSkills UK competition. Neelan, who studies Computer Science (Networks) with a Year in Industry, was selected for the Network Infrastructure Technician national final after winning a national qualifier in Surrey. Neelan said; ‘When they were announcing the prizes I was hoping for bronze and then silver and then when those prizes went to other peo...

21 November 2017

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Explainer: how the latest earphones translate languages Shutterstock Ian McLoughlin, University of Kent In the Hitchhiker's Guide to The Galaxy, Douglas Adams's seminal 1978 BBC broadcast (then book, feature film and now cultural icon), one of the many technology predictions was the Babel Fish. This tiny yellow life-form, inserted into the human ear and fed by brain energy, was able to translate to and from any language. Web giant Google have now seemingly developed their own version of the Babel Fish, ...

15 November 2017

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Year in Computing launches for 2018 Many students are keen to learn the tech skills that will make them stand out to a graduate employer, or simply want to learn more about computing for their own interests. The School of Computing offers a ‘Year in Computing‘ for all Kent undergraduate students*. This extra year can be taken after stage 2 or the final year of a students’ current degree programme. Students interested in finding out more can come to a kickstart lunch...

15 November 2017

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Last Updated: 14/11/2017