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Android basics Boot-camp

Android developers, Juma Allan and Harun Mwangereka who are also part of Android 254 team took the school of computing students through a session on Android basics. They covered a wide range of topics that one must know about Android before learning how to build mobile apps . 

The session was really informative and the facilitators also sponsored 5 students to attend the droidconKe conference next year. This is the largest conference  in subsaharan Africa that brings together Android developers from all over .

Mentorship session on Users and User Experience and Tools

An array of industry gurus speaking to students from the School of Computing and Informatics, School of Mathematics on Users and User Experience and Tools,User Acceptance Testing–UAT, People Management in different cultures: Ethiopia, Zambia, Malawi, Kenya, and Nigeria, Changed markets in Africa, Power of Data, Data Analytics Tools–R and Mode, Use of USSD and WhatsApp and Mobile App Development,

Facebook ID8 Event

It was an honor to have Students from UoN School of Computing and Informatics invited to the Facebook ID8 event at trademark Hotel on 22nd November 2019. The event was a first of it's kind in Africa that allowed the students   to join fellow Facebook developers and partners, and learn how technology can help them  embrace the challenges and opportunities you  face everyday in your business.

Setting yourself up for placement in the coding industry

We learnt about common data structures and algorithms required to interview successfully and be a productive software engineer at work and Students needs to be encouraged to practice how to use these data structures and algorithms frequently.

The session was to take students through the components in data structure and algorithms to help them understand its applicability in their day to day coding activities.

Alumni interactive session with undergraduate’s students

On Wednesday October 9, 2019, a group of alumni held an interactive session with undergraduate’s students of the School of Computing and informatics. The objectives of the mentorship session was to increase student knowledge of professional life, gain experience and confidence in personal and professional relationships, identify personal strengths, areas for improvement, interests and goals, identify future employment opportunities and establish professional networks.

Presentation by Rosario Robinson from Anita Borg Institute

Rosario Robinson Senior Director at Anita Borg Institute speaking to the students of Computer science and Engineering,University of Nairobi on trends in technology, careers in open source, opportunities available to college students with open source communities and technology companies. She also gave resources for studies and careers available globally.