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Heriot-Watt University Dubai Campus

Dubai International Academic City

Dubai, Dubai 294345

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Open for Grade / Year 10 – 13 high school students

Due to the overwhelming success of the last computer science festival, Heriot-Watt University is again organising a Computer Science Festival for local schools.

There will be a number of activities and events being organised by our faculty and students.


Activities on the day:



1- Apps Workshop (SK)

In this workshop you will create an Android App.


2- Games Corner (MA)

You will also get the chance to try some of the computer games that have been developed by our students and also talk to them about how they developed the games.


3- Computer Security Workshop (HR)

In this workshop you will learn how to crack some cryptographic codes.


4- Robots Interaction Workshop (TS)

You will be interacting with robots using various interaction mechanisms.


5- Learning from Nature Workshop (MH)

You can find out what we have learnt from ants and how to use to solve interesting problems.


6- Solar Decathlon Middle East Booth (TS/HZ)

You will get a chance to see sustainable features and the accompanying smart home features of the house.


7- Quiz (HZ)

During the day you will get the opportunity to participate in a quiz called as Ada Lovelace Quiz of Firsts.

One quiz will be based around Ada Lovelace; a mathematician, writer and a countess from the 19th Century. She is considered to be the first computer programmer.

All correct solutions to the quizzes will be entered into a draw to win a prize.


Refreshments and lunch from Marketing.

Booking of ITLab1 (SK)

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This event is open for Grade/ Year 10 – 13 high school students Only

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