School of Computing

Superb support for international students

Although we are known as the UK's European University our appeal is world-wide. With 157 different nationalities represented in our student body, and 40% of our teaching and research staff from outside the UK, Kent celebrates intellectual and cultural diversity. Our popularity is due to many factors, including our academic reputation, safe and friendly campuses at Canterbury and Medway, great locations and outstanding computing and study facilities. International students also benefit from our English language support, international students' welcome programme, excellent job opportunities, good student accommodation and a beautiful, multicultural environment.

International research

Our courses are informed by International research with global impact and our research was ranked highly in the recent government run Research Excellence Framework (REF) exercise.
Our research intensity was ranked 12th out of 89, with superb impact and 100% of our research impact ranked world leading or internationally excellent.

Our research is divided into five groups:

    Programming Languages and Systems Research group
    Computational Intelligence Research Group
    Cyber Security Research Group
    Computing Education Reserach Group
    Data Science Research Group
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If you're keen to pursue PhD research, visit PhD and research degrees.

 

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International News

Summer school opportunity for computing students Students from the School of Computing can apply for free places on immersive summer schools in France. The three-week courses, which are taught in English, each explore a different theme in depth. The topics available this year are: AI and Robotics Blockchain Internet of Things (IoT) Video Games The summer schools take place at Epitech, a university-level institution that specialises in computing. They have 12 campuses across France. At the summe...

6 March 2019

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KirCCS researchers win two major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 Kent Interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security (KirCCS) are pleased to announce that two of their  members, Dr Jason Nurse and Dr Orcun Cetin, have won  major awards at the Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 2019 (NDSS) which took place in San Diego last February. NDSS, one of the “Big 4” conferences in the cyber security field,  fosters ...

5 March 2019

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Bronze Award for School of Computing blog The International Impact Award scheme has awarded The School of Computing a Bronze award for creating an internationally-focused blog. The scheme, set up in 2016,  seeks to recognise, promote and reward internationalisation-related activity and achievements within schools and departments at Kent. This year’s scheme focused on school and departmental blogs and how their internationalisation ventures, achievements and strategic activities are catego...

4 January 2019

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Athena Swan Bronze award The School of Computing is delighted to announce it has been awarded an Athena SWAN Bronze Award for its gender equality work. The Athena Swan Charter is designed to encourage and recognise commitment to advancing the careers of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine (STEMM) employment in higher education and research. Bronze awards recognise that the school has a solid foundation for eliminating gender bias and developing an inclusive culture that values all staff...

29 October 2018

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Last Updated: 29/08/2018