Read what our students and alumni have to say about their experiences of being a student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Sheffield.
‘It's possible to create something really special’ - student celebrates dissertation prize win
Emily Ip Graduate , Computer Science With Speech and Language Processing MSc
Graduate Emily Ip was in ‘complete disbelief’ when she was told she’d won the Department’s Fretwell-Downing prize for her dissertation on using language cues to detect signs of cognitive decline.
Sheffield has the perfect balance between nature and city life
Grace Lim Project Engineer, AMRC, BSc Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science/ MSc Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence
Grace loved studying at Sheffield so much that she chose to return to do an MSc in Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence after successfully completing a BSc in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science. Grace is now a Project Engineer at the University's Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC).
'What I'm doing today is down to the skills I acquired in Sheffield'
Kiran Kulkarni Head of Products, Otomeyt.ai, Software Systems and Internet Technology MSc
Entrepreneur Kiran has forged a successful career in tech since graduating from the University of Sheffield, and is now Head of technology at a global company. Kiran explains his role, and how he uses the skills he learnt in Sheffield every day:
When you ask people what they like best about Sheffield, they all reply the same thing - the people!
Yang Wang Research Intern, MSc Computer Science with Speech and Language Processing
After graduating Yang Wang joined VoiceBase as an intern. Whilst working as an intern he is also waiting to get some of his research published in a journal. In the future he hopes to continue his passion for research by doing a PhD.
Programming plays a large part in almost every industry in the modern world, so having these skills increases my employability.
Callum Murton MSc Student, MSc Data Analytics
The best part of the course is how industry-relevant, and up to date, all the material is. The programming languages we are using are the most desirable and widely used in the industry.
The hands-on experience I got from working with epiGenesys and real clients as part of modules was very enjoyable and definitely enhanced my learning
Hend ElGhazaly Lab instructor at the American University of Sharjah, MSc Advanced Computer Science
Since graduating Hend has been working as a lab instructor at the American University of Sharjah.
The university's services were exceptional - my time in Sheffield was transformative
Qidi Wu Consultant, Project Manager, China Mobile Group Design Institute , Software Systems and Internet Technology MSc
Project Manager Qidi Wu's career has gone from strength to strength since graduating in 2019. Here Qidi explains how the skills, qualifications, mentorship and support he received at Sheffield have been instrumental in shaping his career.