#FFCONF

#FFCONF, regarded as a single-track conference repeated twice, was one of the first large-scale conferences I had ever attended. It was back in 2016: I was in the midst of the first semester of my Final Year and collating research for my dissertation. I was famish for new ways to develop new techniques, hone my existing knowledge and do everything in between when I found … Continue reading #FFCONF

The Digital Future

The Course Leader for Data Science and Analytics from the School of Computing at University of Portsmouth had kindly invited me to return to campus and deliver a guest lecture to Final Year Students studying the unit Practical Data Analytics and Mining (PDAM). I was so grateful for this amazing opportunity, especially since I had studied this very module during my Final Year at University … Continue reading The Digital Future

The University Guide: Year 2

As students start making their voyage back to their University-town after a visit back home to spend some quality time with friends and family, as well as some much-needed relaxation, it is the perfect opportunity to embrace that New Year motivation for the upcoming semester. After the amazing response from my Year 1 guide, I decided to extend the series for Year 2 and Year … Continue reading The University Guide: Year 2

Six Hours in Bournemouth

11:00AM – Arrive in Bournemouth Be amazed by the beauty of such an intricate and classic looking train station. Is this Dorset’s answer to Kings Cross? Contemplate on taking up Trainspotting as a hobby. Fire-up Google Maps to locate a place for a quick bite to eat… 12:00PM – Stumble across Space NK One week prior: vow to go on a spending ban on cosmetics. … Continue reading Six Hours in Bournemouth

The University Guide: Year 1

Hello, all! As Freshers’ Week has drawn to a close for Universities nationwide, it is now time to soak in that campus life a little bit more. I’ve decided to write a little guide to those starting out their new chapter in life. Everyone is on the same page when they begin their pursuit in Higher Education. I remember scouring through many student blogs and … Continue reading The University Guide: Year 1

BCS Ada Lovelace Colloquium 2017

All the way back to mid-April of this year, I had the pleasure of visiting Aberystwyth to represent the University of Portsmouth and present my Final Year Project at the 10th Anniversary BCS Ada Lovelace Colloquium. I sent in an application alongside my dissertation abstract to the poster contest in February after the encouragement of my Project Supervisor. To my surprise, I was selected as … Continue reading BCS Ada Lovelace Colloquium 2017