Enter the Appys Competition!

Students can enter APP-cdaemy at http://www.theappys.ie. One student will walk away with an intern-ship worth €5,000 (a mixture of time, investment, mentoring and cash). The others will get to chat with, network, get feedback from and possibly an interview from app development firms, digital advertising agency owners and telecoms companies. 

School of Computing help Support the DCU Access Programme

DCU Ladies Mini Marathon helping support the Access Programme

Well done to the DCU ladies who ran the Flora 10k mini marathon in great time and thanks to The School of Computing for supporting the Access Programme.

Final Year Projects Expo 2011 A Great Success

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The final year students from the Schools of Computing and Electronic Engineering participated in a hugely successful event on Tuesday 31st May, in the Helix.  The event, Expo 2011, gave these students the opportunity to showcase the work they had completed for their final year project (FYP) assignments and to demonstrate their achievements to invited corporate guests from the ICT sector.

It started at 8.00am with a breakfast and short speeches from DCU President Prof. Brian McCraith, guest speaker Liam Ryan, Managing Director of SAP Ireland and the two Heads of School, Prof. Mike Scott and Dr. Noel Murphy.  Over 200 guests from many of the top ICT companies arrived with great enthusiasm and eagerness to meet the students.   James Flynn and Brendan Murray of IBM Ireland announced Graham Rhodes, 4th Year student from the BSc. in Computer Applications as the winner of a high spec laptop for the best use of Opensource in his project.

GDF Part-time course accepted as part of the new Springboard Initiative

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We are delighted to announce, our GDF part-time course  was accepted as part of the new Springboard initiative announced by the Minister yesterday.  Up to 60 places for unemployed applicants on the GDF course will be supported. Well done to Dr. Mark Roantree who coordinated everthing for our School.  For more information on the courses supported visit : http://bluebrick.ie/ 

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