School of Computer Science

Breaking new ground in the theory and practice of computational systems and their applications

Latest News

Professor Mark Ryan inaugurated as HP Chair in Cyber Security

Mark Ryan, Professor in Computer Security has been inaugurated as HP Chair in Cyber Security, in an event held in the School of Computer Science that was attended by colleagues in EPS and staff from HP. The role marks a strategic partnership between the University and HP Labs, paving the way for leading research into cyber security.

School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham awarded Bronze Athena SWAN status

We are proud to announce that we have recently been awarded Bronze status in Athena SWAN, in 'recognition of commitment to improving the recruitment, progression and retention of female staff'.

School of Computer Science students organise BrumHack 5.0

Hacka-what? A hackathon is best described as an 'invention marathon'. Amongst the computing community, to hack is to build in as short a time as possible with no thought given to long-term maintenance, simply to demonstrate an idea or play around with a new technology.

Welcome to all our new undergraduate and postgraduate students!

The School of Computer Science warmly welcomed our returning students and a new cohort of first year undergraduates and postgraduate students during Welcome Week – activities have been taking place and start of term commences shortly.

School Events

2016 Postgraduate Open Day

The University will be hosting a PG Open Day on Wednesday 23rd November 2016. Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.

SoCS hosts first careers fair of the academic year

The School of Computer Science is hosting its inaugural super careers fair of the academic year – the first Software Engineering, Consultancy and Technology Role in Finance Fair. Taking place on Thurs 27th October between 11am-3pm in the department, over 25 employers from various industries will be coming along to talk to our students about graduate jobs, placements and internships in general Software Engineering, Computing for online services; Financial Computing; IT Consultancy; Security Software Engineering, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security; Cloud and BigData Software Engineering and teaching.

Prof Mark Ryan speaks in UoB Debating Society's first public debate of 2016

The School of Computer Science's Professor Mark Ryan will be speaking in the UoB Debating Society's first debate of the academic year on Thurs 6th Oct at 6.30pm in the main Arts Lecture Theatre.

2016 Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting an UG Open Day on Saturday 15th October 2016. Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.