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Taster Session: Gower College Swansea


Gower College Swansea recently visited the School for a Taster session in Applied Computing. Led by one of our Lecturers Lee Cobley (aka the Cisco Kid, far right) the Students enjoyed using a Graphical Programming Environment to create an Interactive Application for Mobile Devices.

The School would like to thank Gower College Swansea Lecturer Clive Prosser (far left) and all the students who attended, we hope you Enjoyed the day. Many thanks also go to our in-house Researcher Tim Bashford and representatives from Swansea Metropolitan’s Computer Society for supporting the event. Much appreciated.

For more information about Taster sessions please contact Lee Cobley via e-mail on: lee.j.cobley@smu.ac.uk

Big Bang Cymru


The School of Applied Computing is proud to support judge and moderate The Big Bang Cymru Annual STEM Competition, Wales’ premier celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) for students and young people.

It is the biggest single free event of its kind in Wales, hosted by Careers Wales in association with Technocamps and e-skills.

It attracts hundreds of pupils from every corner of Wales who take part in interactive STEM workshops, exhibits, exciting shows and demonstrations. Pupils compete for the National Science and Engineering Competition and the CREST Awards.

“I always really enjoy the Big Bang Wales event, it’s a wonderful experience and Great to see so many inspired young people from School and Colleges throughout Wales encouraged to be so Creative and Express their unique ideas and skills in so many different ways. A Great Opportunity for all involved.James Williams (Lecturer at the School of Applied Computing)

STEM subjects and technology in particular, have been identified as a priority to ensure the country has the skills to support the development of a vibrant and sustainable knowledge-based economy.

Big Bang Cymru brings together the Welsh Government, primary, secondary, further and higher education, industry and the wider science, technology and engineering communities.  Together we can help provide the platform to inspire young people to follow a rewarding career.

For more information or to attend and participate please visit: www.thebigbangfair.co.uk


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