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Taster: Computer Network Security for Gower College students

Gower college students from Gorseinon campus visited School of Applied Computing on 1st Dec 2014 for a tailor made taster session on Computer Networks.

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Dr Stephen Hole, Head of School (second from the right) welcomed the students and staff on their arrival. The taster session was organised by Dr Kapilan Radhakrishnan (far left) and Dr Carlene Campbell far right) and was designed to give the students an idea of what is involved in the HN/BSc Computer Networks Programme. Kapilan started the session and the students were given details of the advantages of studying computer networking, job prospects in the field, and additional professional qualifications that they can achieve to enhance their Career prospects whilst studying within the School without any extra cost. Later, Carlene took over and gave the students hands-on experience setting-up security on a network and white-hat hacking. The students really enjoyed the session and gave a lot of positive feedback.

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Taster Session: Gower College Swansea

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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

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