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.


    13th March 2018 - Blockchain Lecture

    Blockchain was invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008 for use in the crypto currency bitcoin. The invention of the Blockchain for bitcoin made it the first digital currency to solve the double spending problem without the need of a trusted authority or central server. The bitcoin design has been the inspiration for other applications.

    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

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

    Dr Ali Al-Sherbaz and Scott Turner will be giving a presentation on the subject of Blockchain. Further information to follow.


    17th March 2018 - Robotics Lecture

    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

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

    Scott Turner will be giving a presentation on the subject of Robotics. Further information to 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