S4 Summer School

Event details

  • When: 9th June 2015 13:00 - 16:00
  • Where: Cole 0.35 - Jack Cole CS Student Lab
  • Format: Summer School

S4 pupils take part in fun, hands-on activities themed around Computer Science and Medicine. They will have the opportunity to work in groups to build and deploy their own Android application. This session is run in collaboration with Reach Scotland, Access for Rural Communities (ARC), and the Academic Mentoring Project (AMP).

Space School @ Computer Science

Event details

  • When: 25th April 2015 09:45 - 14:30
  • Where: School of Computer Science
  • Format: Summer School

Primary School pupils from across Fife take part in fun, hands-on activities themed around Computer Science and Space. They will have the opportunity to use online resources to explore the solar system, program their own Lunar Lander game in Scratch, and guide a Lego Mindstorm robot around a track. This session is part of Space School @ St Andrews.

LIFT OFF to Success

Event details

  • When: 14th July 2014 15:00 - 17:00
  • Where: Honey 110 - MSc Lab
  • Format: Summer School

This sessions is run as part of the LIFT OFF to Success (LO2S) programme and is aimed at giving school pupils an insight into what it would be like to study computer science at university.

During the session, pupils take part in a practical programming exercise, where they learn about software development techniques and gain experience writing and developing code.

Sutton Trust Summer School

Event details

  • When: 30th June 2014 09:00 - 4th July 2014 10:30
  • Where: Honey 110 - MSc Lab
  • Format: Summer School

The School of Computer Science runs daily sessions as part of the Sutton Trust summer school. The sessions are aimed at giving school pupils an insight into what it would be like to study computer science at university.

During the sessions, pupils take part in practical programming exercises and attend lectures similar to those they would receive in their first year studying with us.

LIFT OFF to Success

Event details

  • When: 30th June 2014 15:00 - 17:00
  • Where: Honey 110 - MSc Lab
  • Format: Summer School

This session is run as part of the LIFT OFF to Success (LO2S) programme and is aimed at giving school pupils an insight into what it would be like to study computer science at university.

During the session, pupils take part in a practical programming exercise, where they learn about software development techniques and gain experience writing and developing code.

Teachers Together

Event details

  • When: 20th June 2014 09:30 - 11:15
  • Where: Cole 1.33a
  • Format: Seminar

The School is welcoming teachers and representatives of Local Education Authorities to a departmental visit as part of the Teachers Together Conference.

Attendees will hear about our first year curriculum and how subjects such as Maths and Physics feed into it. They will also take part in a discussion about subject development in computer science, with particular focus on the Curriculum for Excellence.

First Chances Taster Sessions

Event details

  • When: 20th June 2014 10:00 - 12:00
  • Where: Honey 110 - MSc Lab
  • Format: Summer School

These taster sessions are run as part of the First Chances Project and are aimed at giving school pupils an insight into what it would be like to study computer science at university.

During the sessions, pupils take part in a practical programming exercise and attend a computer science lecture similar to those they would receive in their first year studying with us.