Have you thought about spending a year studying abroad? At CSDM we offer you the chance to take a gap year and spend one or two semesters at a partner university: this allows you to study different aspects of Computing that you may not normally have a chance to explore at RGU. Our nine partners […]
A summer or a year placement is a huge opportunity that a student of the school of computing science and digital media shouldn’t miss.
Because, yes, in most of the cases, you are going to be paid way over the minimum wage while you are still learning. Not that bad, right? A lot of companies are looking for fresh mind & willing heart to join their team and in certain cases, the placement company will even offer to you a job in the end.
The selection process may be stressful but also fun and you will acquire confidence interview after interview. I promise, you will actually understand a lot about yourself!
Students in the school of Computer Science and Digital Media have an opportunity to take a summer or year-long placement during their degree, usually after their second year. It’s a chance to get real life industry experience and put into practice the theory they have been studying. We spoke to some current and past placement […]
A few months ago I was scrolling through the website of Major League Hacking, looking for a Hackathon to attend. Coding events like these are incredible opportunities for students to network with potential employers, work collaboratively, and learn new programming skills. MLH are a non-profit organisation who help students run large scale events, including RGUHack […]
By The RGU Computing Society committee The biggest event in the RGU Computing Society’s calendar is the Hackathon, a programming competition which took place over the Easter weekend for the third year running. Teams from across Scotland came to the Sir Ian Wood Building for a full 24 hours of coding challenges – sleep optional! Our […]