Brett Freeman, Principal here at Woking College. Welcome to our College.
Computer Brains Score in International Computing Challenge
December 14, 2017, 12:12 pm
Over 30 Woking College Computer Science students took part in an international computing competition which attracts entrants from 30 countries. Sponsored by Oxford University, the competition, known as the “Elite Bebras” aims to develop skills in problem solving and computational thinking skills.
All Woking College students achieved certificates in the Elite Category of the competition with four students: Bora Ulukan, Edward Barker, Val Knight and Rowan Lamerton receiving a Distinction. Rowan also achieved the highest marks for the College in this category.
The Challenge is highly regarded by universities and employers. Student Rowan Lamerton commented “I was interested in completing the challenge because it looked fun and I gained a recognised qualification which will be useful in my future career. I am really surprised but really pleased that I achieved top marks in the Elite category".
Students and teachers here are delighted with an excellent set of results this year. Similar to the last few year students achieved an advanced level pass rate of 99% and with 60% achieving high grades - a fantastic 7% improvement on the previous year; that means
On the hottest evening of the year the private view of Woking College’s Summer Exhibition at the Lightbox on Wednesday attracted over 500 visitors including parents, current, past and prospective students, governors of the College and trustees of the Lightbox.
Two Woking College students were presented this week with awards from Zonta International – an organisation that empowers and enhances the status of women around the World.
This week Woking College Health & Social Care students ran an extremely well attended Health Fair to highlight issues which affect young people today.
This week, Business Studies students at Woking College hosted the “Mini Oscars of the Business Department”.