Last year I took part in the Ada Lovelace Colloquium, an annual conference for undergraduate women with a passion for computer science. I enjoyed it so much I headed back for the 11th Colloquium in March with Christina Moir, honours year student and vice-president of RGU’s Computing Society. This year the event took place at […]
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 […]