Department of Computer Science and Technology

Computer Laboratory Outreach and Public Engagement Activities

The University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory aims to raise the profile of Computer Science and inspire young people to think about a career in technology.

We are involved in a variety of activities designed to educate, engage and excite the wider community, and are committed to increasing diversity through activities created to broaden participation.

Open Days 2018

The Department Open Days will be held on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July 2018 in the William Gates Building. Booking is not required and we welcome potential students, teachers and parents to visit the Computer Laboratory. Full details can be found on our Open Day Events page

Sutton Trust Summer School 2017

The Department took part in the Sutton Trust Summer School from 14 August to 18 August 2017 with 30 attendees. The week long programme organised by Dr Robert Harle, Dr Tim Jones and Dr Bogdan Roman included an introduction to Programming (Simple Python in a day) and Machine Learning using a Raspberry Pi. Further details can be found on the Sutton Trust Website

Computer Laboratory Open Days


A list of some of the previous activities can be seen in the archive.

Contact details

If you have any questions about our outreach and public engagement activities please contact us at [Javascript required].