Computing at Brighton

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Reflecting on a placement year

Final year student, Becky Rush, had a busy and exciting year on placement at BBC News last year. Now back for her final year, Becky reflects on her time at the BBC. “Throughout my placement at BBC News I had the opportunity to work with talented developers and significantly improve my skills in HTML, CSS,…

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Trends, technology and university life

In a recent article in University Life, Dr John Kingston, senior lecturer in Information Systems and Business Computing here at Brighton, joins the discussion about trends in technology at university and student and employer expectations. One of the points the article makes is that 92% of CIOs think current IT recruitment needs are not being met by education, resulting in…

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Come and visit us this winter

It might be cold outside but don’t let that stop you visiting us this winter! If you’re considering starting an undergraduate course here in 2018, why not sign up to one of our campus tours taking place during December and January and find out more about what it’s like study at Brighton? The tours will…

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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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Placement fair – Thursday 30 November

Are you thinking of doing a placement year in 2018/19? Come along to the computing, engineering and maths placement fair on Thursday 30 November from 12-3pm in Cockcroft Hall. You will have the chance to meet employers from Rolls Royce, IBM, Nestle, General Electric, Marks & Spencer and many more, to find out about the…

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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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Sussex heritage in the digital age

Lecturers Jamie Kaminski and Karina Rodriguez give you the chance to explore the unique ‘Sussex Loops’ which were used as body ornamentation 3,200 years in the Bronze Age,  at the British Science Festival on 7 September.  You will gain insight on the use of scientific approaches and digital technologies used to experience the way of life of…

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Clearing 2017

Good luck to everyone receiving A-Level results tomorrow! If your exams have gone differently from the way you expected, or you have had a change of heart about the course you want to do then Clearing can be a great way to start that journey. Our Clearing hotline will be open on Thursday from 7am…

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to all our students graduating today!

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