The awarded graduates have been studying at Metropolitan College's Computing programmes of study, offered in collaboration with University of East London.
The British Computer Society (the Chartered Institute for IT) Hellenic Section hosted an awards ceremony for 18 excellent University graduates who excelled in their undergraduate and graduate studies in the field of IT. Six of the awarded graduates are University of East London graduates who have successfully completed their studies at Metropolitan College's Faculty of Computing in Greece.
The UEL graduates who stood out during their studies at Metropolitan College and have been awarded are the following:
- Giannis Basa, MSc Data Science, University of East London
- Eleni Gkatsonidou, BSc Computer Science, University of East London
- Georgios Gkikas, BSc Computer Science, University of East London
- Vasilis, Karatzas, BSc Computer Networks, University of East London
- Constantinos, Stathis, BSc Computing, University of East London
- Lampros, Taxiarchis, BSc Computing, University of East London
The BCS event took place at the British Ambassador's Residence in Athens - Greece, with the presence of HM Ambassador Matthew Lodge, Minister of Digital Governance Kyriakos Pierrakakis and the BCS Hellenic Section President and BCS Fellow Christos Stavroulakis. Metropolitan College was also represented by Antonis Mouhtaropoulos, Dean of Digital Learning & EdTech and Deputy Director (Academic), Thessaloniki campus.
The BCS Awards constitution is annually organised to honour those who have acquired the necessary hard and soft skills, have deep knowledge of their chosen specialisation and are prepared for the demands of the IT field. It is worth mentioning that this is the second year in a row that Metropolitan College's Computing graduates, who have completed their studies in the courses provided by University of East London, are being awarded. That fact underlies the high quality of the academic programmes offered and the success of the collaboration between the two distinguished educational institutions.