School of Computing

Feedback and communication

Weekly emails

Every week, students are emailed with a round up of events, job opportunities and anything else of interest. Feedback from our students told us that they preferred one email rather than lots forwarded on. The emails can also be found below.

Student emails

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People in the school

The School of Computing has many staff and research students. The easiest way to find someone is on the people page. Here you will find their room number, email and role.

Key individuals

It is important to know key individuals within the School at your campus, below you can find out who these are.

Title Name Email
Head of School Professor Richard Jones
Director of Studies Janet Carter
Chair Staff-Student Liaison Colin Johnson
Disciplinary Officer Janet Carter
Industrial Placement Co-ordinator Sian Robson/Katie Van Sanden
Exams Officer Dr Rogerio de Lemos
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Title Name Email
Head of School Professor Richard Jones
Head of School (Medway) Dr Ian McLoughlin
Director of Studies Roger Sutton
Chair Staff-Student Liaison Roger Sutton
Senior Tutor Dr Yang He
Disciplinary Officer Janet Carter
Administrator Janine Jarvis
Industrial Placement Co-ordinator Sian Robson/Katie Van Sanden
Exams Officer Dr Rogerio de Lemos
Medway College Master Jane Glew
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Title Name Email
Director of Graduate Studies (Taught) Dr Peter Kenny
Senior Tutor Janet Carter
Admissions Officer David Barnes
Taught Postgraduate Student Support Assistant Lucy Ashbey
Director: MSc Advanced Computer Science Professor Alex Freitas
Director:  MSc Advanced Computer Science (Computational Intelligence) Professor Alex Freitas
Director: MSc Advanced Software Development Professor Alex Freitas
Director: MSc Computer Security Gerald Tripp
Director: MSc Computer Science Dr Peter Kenny
Director: MSc Computing and Entrepreneurship Dr John Crawford
Director: MSc IT Consultancy Dr John Crawford
Director: MSc Networks and Security Gerald Tripp
Director: International Masters and Pre-Masters Dr Julio Hernandez-Castro
Industrial Placement Co-ordinator Sian Robson/Katie Van Sanden
Staff-student liaison Dr Colin Johnson
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Title Name Email
Dean of the Graduate School Professor Paul Allain
Graduate School Administration Manager Suzie Morris
Director of Research & Enterprise Dr Peter Rodgers
Head of Group: PLAS Professor Andy King
Head of Group: Security Professor Shujun Li
Head of Group: Computational Intelligence Professor Alex Freitas
Head of Group: Computing Education Professor Sally Fincher
Head of Group: Future Computing Professor Frank Wang Research Student Support Co-ordinator Meher Basit
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Staff student liaison

Within the school staff liaise with students in order to get feedback on teaching and learning and other issues as they arise. For more information on this please see the staff student liaison page.

Student forums

The student forums allow you to talk with other students and staff about a variety of topics including coding, theory, general discussion and projects.

Kent Internet Relay Chat (IRC)

The Kent IRC is an instant messaging platform where you can chat and discuss with other students. You can use the web version to access the messaging service (you will be prompted for your Kent login credentials). If you require assistance using the IRC either contact cs-syshelp or go to our support page.


If you have any suggestions or reason to make a complaint you can either email or use the form (School of Computing students only) and someone will respond as soon as they can. For more information on student feedback options please see student feedback mechanisms.

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Last Updated: 20/11/2017