Published: 02 Mar 2015

Special IT & Computing Open Day

Looking for a degree or career in Computing? Then come along to our special Open Day on 11 March

We invite all prospective students to Open Day. If you'd like to attend, please let us know by completing the short form below or send an email to the Admissions department

 

Girls on Code

BSc Computing students Nikoletta Minarova and Nusa Babic

Once thought of as the domain of male programmers, an increasing number of women are establishing themselves in the field. this special workshop for girls is delivered by two of our current students.

Solving real-world problems with graphs

Veronika Douchova, Head of School of IT & Computing

How many friends can you meet at a party?; How to colour maps?; How to cross bridges?; How to travel efficiently? When answering these questions, we can model these situations using graph theory, and also use its results when answering them.

The enigma of the Voynich manuscript

Stefano Cavagnetto, Head of the School of Business

One of the most fascinating documents in history, the mysterious Voynich MS has a deep connection with Prague and the figure of Georgius Barschius who owned the manuscript in 1639. After more than three centuries, the meaning of the manuscript is still unknown, and it represents one of the most interesting challenges for linguists, crypto-analysts, computer scientists, and passionate manuscript scholars.

Latex workshops

MSc Computing student Alejandro Villamarin

Two workshops introduce students to document typesetting system LaTeX. An introduction to the platform is followed by specific sessions on Formatting, Formulas, and working in multiple languages.

The Digital Fruit Revolution

Patrick Scherer, Associate lecturer

The revolutionary credit-card sized computer has been hailed across the world as an educational tool and as a springboard for enhancing employment prospects for a whole new generation. In this workshop, participants build their own computer using Raspberry Pi in 12 minutes.

The Story of Information

The BBC documentary 'The Story of Information' will be screened during the day.

Build your own Active Directory: how hard can it be?

Delivered by BSc (Hons) Computing student Michal Jakoube, this is a presentation of the usability of Active Directory and usefulness of environment (AD, DNS, DHCP, .. GPO, WSUS, IIS,.. PKI). The plan is to have a simple environment of two servers: one acting as AD with related services and the second one as client.