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

  • Oloruntobi Abimbola Ayilara

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

  • William Hurer-Mackay

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

  • Florin-Sebastian Ciobanu

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

  • Souad McFarlane

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

  • Riyam Khalid Kareem Marjan

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

  • Doaa Mundher Dalal Al-Midhatee
  • Gideon Awuah
  • Solomon Green
  • Ohood Hazim Sabr Sabr
  • Sana Ullah



  • BCS Northampton Events Page

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


    27th June 2017 - Connectivity Theme

    Social robotics is a growing area of new robotic products, new crowd funded projects in this area are regularly started. In this short talk a brief history and the purpose of social robotics is discussed, followed by met the robot.

    We will also have an update on IOT.

    Room NW205 Newton Building, Northampton University.

    7:00pm Doors open

    7:30pm Lecture start


    Sunday 16th July 2017 - Great family day out at the National Museum of Computing

    Annual Family Day at TNMOC!

    Cost will be £5 per head (Adults and Children) and includes a basic lunch of a sandwich and a drink

    The event is subsidised By BCS Northampton and Bedford Branches


    Tour Includes

    Private tour in morning then Activities in afternoon which will include the children (with adult supervision) being able to engage with the Stem Explainers activities in the classroom.

    Please use the links below to book your tickets. There is a student rate of 5GBP, to qualify please ensure to tick yes to the full time student question in order to obtain this rate.


    July 2017 - Critical Connectivity

    This event will cover topics such as:

    * Mission

    * Financial

    * Safety

    * Security

    Further details regarding location will follow.


    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

    Northampton @ BCS HQ

    The University Of Northampton Web Site and Directions