Computer Science spin-out company joins the space race
7 November 2014
Rapita Systems is helping secure the safe return of space shuttles to earth after its technology was selected for safety tests on the European Space Agency's latest vehicle.
Computer Science to have key role in advancing digital creativity
6 November 2014
The University of York is to play a key role in the Digital Catapult, a new national project to advance the UK’s best digital ideas. The University is part of a consortium in Yorkshire which will establish one of three Connected Digital Economy Catapult (CDEC) centres across the UK. Find out more about the project.
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Prof. Jim Woodcock
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Spotlight on undergraduate study
You'll get help with your CV, interviews and support on your year in industry from our dedicated Industrial Placements Coordinator.
Explore a typical week in the life of a York Computer Science student.
Tom, who studied BEng Computer Science, explains how his degree helped him get his job at Twitter.
Our Admissions Tutor explains how York gives you the basis to tackle any challenge in the workplace.
When your place is confirmed at York, you'll get a free Raspberry Pi so you can be part of our Challenge and win industry-sponsored prizes!