Welcome to BCS Northampton Website

The Northampton branch membership has grown steadily from our start in 2004 and we now have over 980 members, mainly from Northampton, Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. Our aim is to hold 5 committee meetings a year, with 4 or 5 events covering a variety of areas to provide interest for as many of our members as we can. Look at our forthcoming events page to obtain the details of our events planned for the 2014/15 season. Our AGM is held in September where we announce the winners of the Student Prizes and where you as a member are able to both stand as a committee member and vote for your choice of representative.

This years Students Prize winners are:

Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT - Best Computing 1stYear Award

  • Jan Marian Jaworski - BSc Computing (Web Technology & Security)

  • Winner of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT Best Computing Student Performance Prize

  • Ohood Hazim Sabr - BEng Computing (Computer Network Engineering)

  • Winner of the HM Government Communication Centre (HMGCC) Best Dissertation Prize

  • Warren Haskins BSc Computing (Software Engineering)

  • Winner of the Best Group Project Prize from HM Government Communication Centre (HMGCC)

  • Roxana-Alexandra Cresta
  • Mahbub Haque
  • Mohammed Rahman
  • Tomas Taujanskas
  • Oloruntobi Abimbola Ayilara

  • University of Babylon MSc Scholarships

  • Ohood Hazim Sabr - BEng Computing (Computer Network Engineering)
  • Mustafa Hasan Abed Altameemi - BSc Computing (Software Engineering)

  • Best Barclaycard Business Related Dissertation

  • Kelly-Nicole Maitland-Coffin -BSc Computing (Software Engineering)

  • 2017 Student Awards and Prize Giving

    BCS Northampton Events Page

    NOTE: All our events are open to members and none members, no registration is required unless otherwise stated.


    28th November 2017 - Developing Applications for the mobile environment

    The presentation will be held in Room NW205 of The Newton Building at The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, St Georges Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JB

    Presentation by Adam Bradley, Principle Software Developer/Co-Founder at Infinitive Group

    * Adding mobile and web interfaces to existing, ageing systems though use of RESTful web services

    * Supporting iOS applications in the enterprise space

    * Creative ways around data privacy regulation

    * Implementing custom security architectures to fit system limitations

    * Choosing appropriate programming languages for the job at hand

    Doors will open at 19:00 hrs, The Presentation will commence at 19.30hrs.


    12th December 2017 - 5G - Britain"s lead role in its future

    The presentation will be held in Room NW205 of The Newton Building at The University of Northampton, Avenue Campus, St Georges Avenue, Northampton, NN2 6JB

    Peter Curnow ford will give a lecture on 5G

    * 5G "what is it and why" - eg Enhanced Mobile Broadband, Ultra Low Latency and Internet of Things

    * Where is the UK in the 5G world (Europe, Asia and US)

    * What is UK Government doing - including recent DCMS 5G test bed £15m funding announcement, £25m for future 5G cities and networks

    * Ofcom"s forthcoming 5G spectrum auction and future 5G auctions - what that means

    * Where UK industry is playing a key role - key technologies

    * Mobile operators and what we can look forward to and when

    Doors will open at 18:30 hrs, The Presentation will commence at 19.00hrs.


    Contact the Branch


    Email: HQ Contacts

    Phone: 01793 417 478

    Post: BCS Headquarters First Floor, Members Groups Department, Block D North Star House, North Star Avenue ,Swindon, UK, SN2 1FA

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