BSc Creative Computing

Making mistakes is the route to better computing

Applying new teaching methods to computing could yield powerful results

Having the confidence to make mistakes could help you become a more successful coder, suggests Goldsmiths, University of London Read more »

Man, monster, or both? Bringing Beowulf to the gaming sphere

'Grendel', by a theatre group with the University of Sydney for Playing Beowulf
'Grendel', by a theatre group with the University of Sydney for Playing Beowulf

Students at UCL have contributed to a gaming project that is designed to engage people with literature and question the stereotypes that 'demonise' video-game players Read more »

Blogging for students

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Blogging can push you to develop a different engaging style of writing

The advantages of contributing to blogs and useful tools to curate with Read more »

Experience is the best teacher

BSc Creative Computing graduate Jeremy Grech
Jeremy Grech: " I tried to learn as many game development related skills as possible"

Having studied BSc Creative Computing himself, lecturer Jeremy Grech offers unique insights to students at Saint Martin's Read more »

Secret Gmail features to freshen up your inbox

Different back drop themes available in Gmail
No need to be bog standard, dress up your inbox window with a colourful theme

Make your inbox shine with stars or unsend an email Read more »

Pinterest for students and academics - what to use it for

Share theme boards with other students

Pin your way to a world of collaboration and shared interests with fellow students around the world Read more »

Want to build an app? There's a MOOC for that

Students taking online course
91% of students rated our courses ‘Good’, ‘Very Good’ or ‘Excellent’

Barney Grainger reports on the fantastic feedback we've received on our first four MOOCs offered through Coursera Read more »

Preparing to launch

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Coursera currently offers 300-plus courses in over 20 categories created by 62 universities

Academic Project Manager Barney Grainger talks to us about launching our courses on the online platform Coursera Read more »

Profile on: Matthew Swarbrick

Matthew Swarbrick
Inspired by the storytelling of C.S. Lewis and the creative flair of Steve Jobs: Creative Computing graduate Matthew Swarbrick

BSc Creative Computing graduate Matthew Swarbrick talks to Lisa Pierre about fuelling his creativity, working in digital media, and why C.S. Lewis is one of his biggest inspirations Read more »

Bournville College teams up with University of London

Norman Cave and Professor Jonathan Kydd
Norman Cave (Bournville College) pictured left with Professor Jonathan Kydd (University of London International Programmes)

Bournville College extends its HE provision by offering University of London degrees in computing and business Read more »

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