School of Computer Science

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Latest News

Computer Science students feature on The Gadget Show

Students from the School of Computer Science recently featured on an edition of Channel 5's The Gadget Show. The University of Birmingham was visited by the production team from Channel 5's The Gadget Show including author and TV presenter, Jason Bradbury, in October.

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.

School Events

2017 Undergraduate Open Days

The University will be hosting two Undergraduate Open Days on Friday 23rd and Saturday 24th June 2017. The School of Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.

2017 Postgraduate Open Day

The University will be hosting a Postgraduate Open Day on Friday 3rd March 2017. The School of Computer Science will be giving talks, manning stands, performing tours and showing demonstrations.

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.