Computing Projects & Trips

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Computing Projects & Trips

See some of the exciting opportunities our students have participating in, with industry specialists and the community.

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Rackspace’s Digital Takeover Day with Bucks UTC. On Tuesday 13th December, leading cloud-management providers, Rackspace, provided a full-day seminar and workshop for Computing students of Bucks UTC, from all Year Groups. Blog link… 

 

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Sixth Form Students Build Local Charity Their First Website. Bucks University Technical College (UTC) IT students, have worked with digital-marketing specialists, Framework Digital, to give a local charity their first online presence, by designing a new website as part of their ‘live’ project learning.  Blog link…

 

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Students Receive Workshop from Video Pros, Jmotion, on Taking Professional Photography. The first in a series of workshops Jmotion have been providing to students,  video-tech experts from Jmotion were over to teach a class about taking professional photography and editing. Social media link…

 

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Sixth Form Students set up teleconferencing, with help from Cisco. A group of students are helping set up a teleconferencing unit so that meetings can be easily held, long distance, between Bucks UTC, Governors and the Baker Dearing Trust.  Social media link…

 

bletchley park logoStudents visit Bletchley Park to explore the ‘Home of the Codebreakers’, with a guided tour and take part part in a coding workshop with a top coding expert! Social media link…

 

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Bucks UTC at the Christmas Craft & Gift Fair. On Sunday 4th December 2016, students of all year groups participated in Aylesbury’s Christmas Craft & Gift Fair. We are delighted to announce that the event was a tremendous success, with students raising a fantastic response from the public and money towards a good cause. Blog link…

 

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Adobe Visit Bucks UTC to Showcase New Software at Think UTC. Adobe is one of the most recognised software companies across the world. They have produced programs such as Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator and InDesign, used by millions. Ben Forta, Senior Director of Adobe’s Education Initiatives showcase the company’s latest innovations for students to experiment with. Blog link…

 

wsuk_skillsshow_logoStudents get Inspired at the UK’s Biggest Skills Show. On Thursday 17th November 2016, Bucks UTC students were delighted to visit the NEC Birmingham to experience the UK’s biggest skills show. Blog link…

 

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Successful Workshop from Elevate Education – ‘Enhancing Students’ Performance’. On Thursday 24th November, Year 10-12 students were fortunate to receive a workshop from learning educators Elevate, who provided our learners with unique advice and techniques to improve their project management and overall education performance. Blog link…

 

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Sixth-Form Students Build an Ultrasonic Robot to Educate Youngers at Intel’s CoderDojo. Computing students Joshua Cooper, Kieran McClean, Rory Hillyer, Liam Donnelly and Mohammed Khan are building a small robot with ultrasonic sensors to educate and inspire kids with a passion for IT at a local, technology­led club known as CoderDojo.  Newsletter link (PDF)…

 

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Computing Students Network at Digital Summit with Elite Tech CompaniesStudents were fortunate enough to attend the Digital Summit, organised by Buckinghamshire Business First at the Waterside Theatre. It focused on the future of technology in a wide range of industries whilst highlighting emerging markets and innovative practices… Blog link…

 

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3D-Printing Formula 1 Expert Prepares Students for the Future of Tech.  Bucks UTC’s Year 10 and 11 Computing students are being treated to a series of talks on 3D printing by industry expert Kevin Lambourne, Managing Director of Graphite AM – a 3D printing consultancy that specialises in building complex designs and high-performance components for Aerospace and Motorsport Industries, with clients such as Formula 1. Blog link…

 

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Computing Students Help Patients to Receive Remote Support. Patients with life-limiting illnesses are set to benefit from the skills of two computing students who helped to pilot a tele-healthcare solution at South Bucks Hospice so that patients can receive remote medical support. Press link…

 

*Please note, the examples above are a combination of ‘live’ projects and those that are complete, commencing 2015 academic year onward.