Computing Blog

Five skills you will gain from your degree

Are you intrigued to know what skills your Computing degree will give you? Excited to unravel your potential? Then look no further!

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How to join the Game Creation Federation

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Get your hands on our kit

One of the best aspects of going to university is being able to access our industry-standard facilities. Find out exact...

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Getting Involved in Global Game Jam

Game Jams are a hackathon-style event that features teams developing a game in a short space of time. The Global Game J...

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How to get a Computing Placement

Learn how to get a computing placement with help from the Careers + Team in 4 simple steps.

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Meet your Head of School

Andy Aftelak is the Head of the School for Computing and Digital Technology. Learn more about his background, his inte...

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10 Great Reasons to study Computing at BCU

Taking a Higher Education course is a big investment in your future, and you’ll want to be sure that you’re choosing t...

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Meet a Tech Entrepreneur

BCU graduate Harry Jawanda is the CEO and Co-Founder of Wambiz, an app-based staff engagement technology company which...

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Why Study a Computing Degree?

Local Sixth-Form student, Simran Kaur, completed a work experience at our School of Computing and Digital Technology. W...

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Go further with a postgraduate

Deciding to study a postgraduate degree has many benefits such increasing your employment prospects and helping you be...

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How to stay safe online

As our individual online presence continues to increase, it is important to protect ourselves against cyber criminals ...

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Which Computing degree is best for me?

Want to work in the world of technology? If so, you’ve picked an exciting and ground-breaking field. Technology is onl...

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Cyber Security Summit and Expo 2017

Cyber security is a significant subject in today’s society, and it has a powerful impact on businesses and citizens of...

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HackTheMidlands at Birmingham City University

Last month I attended HackTheMidlands here in the heart of Birmingham City University at Millennium Point. HackTheMidl...

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Moving to Birmingham City University

The weeks leading up to moving were crazy and full of panic. I was excited to be moving to Birmingham to study Compute...

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Insomnia 61: The UK’s Biggest Gaming Festival

For almost 20 years now Multiplay has been hosting what they claim to be “the UK’s biggest gaming festival”. From its ...

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Looking back on Innovation Fest 2017

This year our Innovation Festival was on Friday 26 May, but it was such an amazing day we’re still celebrating! We’ve ...

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Women in Networking

This article, first published on the Hamilton Barnes website, explores why Zareena was drawn to study networking at Bi...

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The path less travelled

Why changing priorities and straying from the beaten path could help reduce the risk of cyber-attack…

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What can we learn from the NHS cyber-attack?

The news over the last two or three days has been full of information and some speculation about the attack on the NHS...

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Big Success in Big Data

Birmingham’s Thinktank Science Museum hosted a “Meet the Experts” event on Big Data during the half term. “Big data” i...

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A day in the life of a Software Developer

When people ask me what I do, and I say I’m a “Software Developer”, they seem fairly impressed yet not entirely sure w...

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