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Anglia Ruskin University

Bishop Hall Lane

Chelmsford

CM1 1SQ

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Studying Computing at University can open up a wide range of interesting, and well paid careers. We’ll take you through just a few of the many disciplines IT professionals specialise in. We’ll start the day with an introduction to all the different types of careers in the IT sector and the degrees you might choose to follow a career path of your choice. We’ll give you a taste of what you need to consider when building an App and take you through some of the practical aspects of using Google’s AppInventor and also look at securing networks, and explore how you might prevent a cyber-security attack.

9.30 Welcome to ARU - Studying Computing at Universit­y

10.15am (1.5 hours) AppInventer

This session is will introduce you to Google's Android AppInventor tool, where we’ll take you through how to animate bouncing balls across a phone's screen taking into account user interaction.

11.45pm Campus Tour

12.15-1pm Lunch

1-2.30pm Packet Tracer

Learn how to use Cisco Packet Tracer (a powerful network simulation progra­m) to experiment with network behavior and ask “what if” questions.

2.30-3pm Review of the day and questions

PLEASE NOTE: This event is suitable for individuals who are 16+ and for school groups of A level/BTEC Computing subjects.

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If you have a group larger than 10 students please email fstmarketing@anglia.ac.uk to ask any questions you may have about the day.

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