Computing at Brighton

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Nafis Rubio Borrego BSc (Hons) Computer Science

Training NHS staff with augmented reality

Nafis Jared Rubio Borrego, Computer Science BSc(Hons), took time out from presenting his work at the computing degree show to tell us a bit more about his project and placement experience. “I love the diversity of the City and the University of Brighton is a nice place to study – it’s flexible, creative and exciting.

Fast-growing digital sector needs more women

A month-long campaign has been launched to encourage more women into IT.

Computer Science Students’ Scholarship Success

Paxton, who design and manufacture security systems has announced the first recipients of the scheme which has been created in collaboration with the University of Brighton.

University’s privacy protection success

The University of Brighton has helped develop a new software system that empowers citizens to take control of how their private information is used. Hospitals in Spain and Italy, and government departments in France, Italy and Greece, have successfully applied the new platform in pilot projects, and the European Union has asked for presentations highlighting…

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What makes Hove, actually?

Members of the public are being invited to come up with ideas as to what makes Hove Hove. Workshops are planned for people to suggest stories and objects for the Hove Plinth, a new cultural attraction on the historic Hove seafront designed to showcase the best in modern day sculpture. The University of Brighton is…

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A winning placement year

Arun Sharma is currently on placement as a junior software engineer at West Control Solutions, and is one of two recipients of the Lancia Consult Award for Excellence in a Computing Placement Year at our school awards ceremony. We caught up with Arun, a student on our Computer Science (Games) course, to find out more…

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to all our students graduating today!

Celebrating success

We celebrated some fantastic successes today with our award-winning computing students. Head of School, John Taylor, introduced the School of Computing Engineering and Mathematics awards ceremony by leading a round of applause and congratulating all our winners. Congratulations to Beck Rush, Digital Media Development BSc(Hons) and Arun Sharma Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons)who both received the…

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Prize-winning ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’

Rupert Agnew, studying Computer Science BSc(Hons), has designed ‘Home Automation using Raspberry Pi’, which, among a multitude of uses, will feed your cat when you are away from home. This final year project has won Rupert a prize from the international IT services company FDM Group. The system uses the Internet of Things to link…

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Dream big and aim high

Umair Khalil, Third Year (BSc) Hons Computer Science gives us an insight into life as a computing student at Brighton. The reason I chose to study at Brighton is because the curriculum reflects what is being used and practiced in industry. The city of Brighton was another big factor as the community here is diverse…

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