Try Computing

Date : Mon 12 Dec

Time : 09:30 - 12:30

Cost :  €20 (includes lunch and light refreshment)

SETU, Cork Road Campus, Waterford, Ireland

**This event is fully booked**

The Department of Computing & Mathematics at SETU (Waterford) is hosting a ‘Try Computing’ event for Sixth, Fifth, FE and TY students interested in a career in ICT (Information & Communication Technology).

Students will participate in practical exercises with staff from the Dept. of Computing & Maths, to explore the general area of computer science. This relates directly to courses on offer at SETU, such as Applied Computing, Software Systems Development, Computer Forensics & Security, Creative Computing and more. The session includes a programming lesson in one of the department’s computing labs, as well as other talks and demonstrations.
Students are encouraged to speak to lecturers on the day and ask questions about the courses, career opportunities and college life at SETU.

Department of Computing & Mathematics courses

Eleanor Reade
Email: [email protected]

Event Schedule

9.30 – 9.45IntroductionsWelcome. Overview of the day’s activities and brief description of the computing industry
9.45 – 10.45Hour of Code

Students complete their choice of the following Hour of Code activities

- Mario

- Tetherball

- (Extra) Python
10.45 – 11.05BREAK
11.05 – 11.45PC Architecture TalkMake and break PC tutorial. Outline major computing components on whiteboard and then investigate old Dell machines
11.45 – 12.30AR/VR DemoAugmented & Virtual Reality demo with Walton crew