Kainos Academy
From Face-To-Face To The Virtual Space
Since March, we have been adapting to working from home due to COVID – from the toilet paper panic to puppies appearing in meetings, it’s been a long journey that’s worth reflecting on. Clare Buckley shares her experience of what it has been like working at Kainos over lockdown.
From student to guest lecturer
I had the pleasure of going back to my old university, Ulster University to deliver a guest lecture to Software Engineering students as part of their Software Development Practice module. From this I learned a few things: New found admiration for the work lecturers do — from preparing lectures, to creating syllabus to delivering the…
Lego City Shapers Competition
In 2019, Kainos asked me to take part in the FIRST LEGO League Challenge, as a mentor, partnering up with Wellington College Belfast. Working with Mr O’Hare, we formed “Team Wellington” mentoring 5 brilliant students. Read on for a rundown of what we did and why taking part is so important both for Kainos, and…
Four weeks at the User Experience and User Research Training Academy 2019
Read this post about the Design training academy held in September
CodeCamp Belfast – recap, winners and more!
CodeCamp Belfast mentor Chris Thompson recaps the event and lists the winnners!
Kainos offering over 300 free opportunities for young people to gain coding and A.I. skills for their CV this Summer
Kainos offering over 300 free opportunities for young people to gain coding and A.I. skills for their CV this Summer.
Have you ever seen a dragon? Part 1
Read this blog from our Innovation Team on an immersive experience created in 2019 to inspire young people about tech.
My Big Data Academy Experience
Read this blog post on the Big Data Academy, and what you can expect to learn if you’re a participant.
Derry students launch ‘CropSafe’ app to tackle global crop disease
Read the story of CropSafe here – a business launched by two NI students, supported by the Kainos Academy.
Changing careers – the first Business Analyst Academy
Find out about how flexible career paths can be at Kainos in a new blog post from Computer Science graduate turned Business Analyst Sophie.