Computing at Brighton

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Christmas Codefest

Students recently flexed their coding skills at the Christmas Codefest event. Open to all levels, students had to solve programming challenges in teams. The winning team were presented with a Raspberry Pi set and case each. Run by Almas Baimagambetov, the sessions are a great way to improve your computing skills. If you missed this event, look…

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University of Brighton students win GameJam 2018 award

Team Win, made up of students Jasmine Allan, Brandon Asprey, Karol Bolek, Piotr Chyrc and Caleb Smith – all of whom study Digital Games Development – won the Accessibility Award at the UKie (UK Interactive Entertainment) Student GameJam 2018.  

Fast work at the UKie GameJam

Our Computer Science for Games BSc(Hons) and Digital Games Development(Hons) students pitched their skills against teams from across the UK in a marathon 30-hour student game jam this week. Based on the theme ‘change’ five teams of first and second year students from Computer Science for Games and Digital Games Development took part in the…

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Computer Science BSc(Hons)

Off to France for International games competition

As part of the Integrated Group Project module, our computing students were asked to develop an educational game. The top three games were submitted to the 6th International Educational Games Competition at the 12th European Conference on Games Based Learning (ECGBL 2018) that will take place on 4 – 5 October 2018 at the SKEMA…

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Elise Davies, Digital Media BSc(Hons0

App to assist people living with dementia

Elise Davies, Digital Media BSc(Hons) tells us about her final year project (and her course). “I chose Brighton because not many universities offered digital media and I liked the variety of the course. I was going to choose graphic design but I wanted the knowledge of coding which this course given me. The city of…

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John Evans. Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons)

Desk navigating robot using computer vision

Computer Science (Games) BSc(Hons) student John Evans tells us a bit about his course  and demos his final year project robot at the Computing Degree Show. “I chose this course as it is a general computer science course which could give me more options compared to focusing purely on games.  The artificial intelligence modules and…

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Amandeep Kaur Bhasin. Computer Science BSc(Hons)

My Brighton experience – Amandeep Kaur Bhasin, Computer Science BSc(Hons)

I had an interest in technology from a young age and believed that Computer Science would allow me to understand more about tech and learn the skills I would need to join the tech world. Brighton is also known as UK’s next digital tech hub and this can be seen by the various small business…

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Sam Buxton

Head in the cloud

Sam Buxton, Business Information Systems BA(Hons), talks about his work experience at RSM UK and migrating into the Microsoft Cloud. I did my placement at RSM UK where I worked as an IT Trainee for 16 months. The role encompassed everything from IT Support tasks, all the way up to designing and deploying solutions to…

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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.

Zahra Rahman at the computing degree show

iEscape for safe travelling

Zahra Rahman, Digital Media BSc(Hons), tells us about her travel safety app project. “My final year project is based on the evaluation and re-design of a mobile app called FCO Alerts that was available via Google Play. The app allows the traveller/consumer to select countries they would like to receive safety updates for.

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