HackUPC 2017 – Barcelona Hackathon

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 […]

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Overall challenge winners, Team Leap Sign

RGU Hack – RGU Computing Society’s Annual Hackathon

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 […]

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Quick Lab Infrastructure Win

Hopefully the first of at least a few blogs which gives some details on what I’m going to call ‘The Quick Wins’. Problem: How to quickly deploy updated/custom Virtual Machine images in N523? Background: N523 was previously a classroom, not a computer lab, so it wasn’t originally cabled with enough network ports for 24 PCs. […]

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RGU computing students compete in Cyber Security Challenge

Dieter Holvoet, Florian Peyron, Alexa Noel and Brent De Hauwere from RGU’s School of Computing Science and Digital Media travelled to Edinburgh this month to take part in the Scottish Universities’ Cyber Security Challenge. The Cyber Security Challenge is a series of national competitions, learning programmes, and networking initiatives designed to identify and inspire more EU citizens resident […]

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