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Sharing best practice in employability for computing graduates The School of Computing is taking a national lead in improving employability for computing graduates. Kent is one of 25 universities which shared their best practice in a series of national workshops which culminated in the report Building a Graduate Employability Community in Computing (GECCO). The Kent placement team highlighted the importance of one-to-one meetings with each student, to plan their job search. In the meet...

15 August 2017

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Kent strengthens relations with institutions in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia The University of Kent is building relationships with universities in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Professor Ian McLoughlin (Head of School at Medway) and Dr Palani Ramaswamy (Reader) from the School of Computing visited the region in June. The purpose of the trip was to increase overseas student numbers and raise Kent’s international profile. The academics also discussed research collaborations and provi...

28 July 2017

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Honorary doctorate awarded to Simon Peyton Jones Computer scientist Professor Simon Peyton Jones has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Kent. Professor Peyton Jones is a British computer scientist who researches the implementation and applications of functional programming languages, particularly lazy functional programming. He received a Doctor of Science degree at Canterbury Cathedral on 13 July. He was awarded the degree after an oration by Professor Simon Thompson who cited...

24 July 2017

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