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TY Students Graduate In UCC
Article Uploaded : 22/05/2013 by Midleton College

For the first time Midleton College students were nominated to participate in the Munster Programming Training Outreach Programme at UCC. Transition Year Students Ciaran, Anthony and Kevin  undertook the six month course on Saturday mornings.  
The Munster Programming Training initiative, which began in 2004, is designed to encourage transition year students to open their minds to the various areas of comptuer programming and multimedia. A diverse range of students from all across Munster attend the course. The course began with an introduction to C programming, followed by web design, flash animation and lastly film production. The opportunity has provided the students with an invaluable insight into the growing IT industry. 

The course culiminated in a graduation ceremony graduated on Wednesday 22nd May. Speakers at the ceremoney included Dr. Sabin Tabirca (Programme Co-ordinator), Proffessor Barry O'Sullivan (Head of Computer Science), Professor Pat Fitzpatrick (Head of College of Science, Engineering and Food Science), Patrick Dunne (former MPT student) and Bill Lioa (Co-founder of Coder Dojo).