City, University of London
City, University of London
We run subject workshops for Year 12 students which are delivered t City, University of London. We can run a few different subject workshops in one event if there are enough interested students. at City, University of London

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Computer Science Subject Workshop

University event offered by City, University of London

Event Summary:

We run subject workshops for Year 12 students which are delivered t City, University of London. We can run a few different subject workshops in one event if there are enough interested students.

Full Event Details:

**Important note: this event is only for teachers making bookings for their school groups. Individual students interested in events at City, University of London are encouraged to attend an open day, taster day or book a campus tour. More information can be found here: http://www.city.ac.uk/study/visit-us**

Below is an example of the types of sessions we run for this subject. We also do general talks on studying this subject at university and at City.

A Computer Science degree provides a systematic knowledge of the foundations of computing, the structure of programming languages and the skills to code creatively. It focuses on how programming can be used to solve real-world problems, equipping students with the skills for a range of careers, such as business computing, games development and research in the IT industry.

An example of what we offer
A session on computer science with an introduction to programming and debugging using the context of puzzles. This can be a paper-based session or carried out in a school’s computer laboratory. Students can later attempt further online challenges using Gidget: http://www.helpgidget.org.

How it is delivered
A session on programming and the important role it plays in everyday life with paper-based programming puzzles and an introduction to Gidget.

The benefits for the student
An interactive introduction to computer science with the opportunity to be creative and solve problems. For some, a programming workshop at City, University of London.

The benefits for the school or college
Provision of an engaging and fun introduction to programming and Gidget. Interested students can continue to use Gidget online after the visit and attempt increasingly complex challenges and create their own levels in the game.

This is a free service.

Suitable For:

Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)

Duration:

Short Session

Dates Available:

This event is delivered at our institution. Please contact us to arrange a date.

Minimum number of students:

10

Institution Profile:

**General University Talks**
We provide high quality presentations to students, staff and parents related to higher education. These presentations can be delivered at your institution or at City, University of London.

Typical talks include a focus on aspects such as:

• University: what's it all about?
• Where can a degree take me?
• Choosing a course or a university
• The UCAS application process
• Personal Statements
• Student Finance
• Studying in London
• Studying at City, University of London
• Student life

The talks are designed to encourage and support students through the application process, whilst informing them about what City, University of London has to offer. The programme of talks is constantly being reviewed and updated so most requests can be catered for.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and 13 students with a general interest in Higher Education and who, ideally, would be expecting to meet the City entry requirements for their chosen programme.

**School Visits to City University, London**
School visits are an excellent opportunity for your students to see what a city-based institution is really like. We offer bespoke visits to campus for your students to experience life at City, University of London. These visits can be tailored to your individual requirements.

They are generally made up of UCAS sessions and subject tasters.

**Subject specific talks**
We can also arrange subject specific talks, delivered by City, University of London's lecturers. If you would like to involve our lecturers in your next round of subject talks, please do get in touch and we will aim to support your programme of events.

These talks are designed for groups of Year 12 and Year 13 students with a specific subject interest, who would be expected to meet the entry requirements for their appropriate programme.

This is a free service and most sessions last between 30 minutes and one hour, although it is possible to alter the sessions depending upon the needs of the school/college.



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