INF1-CG students said that Richard Shillcock’s slides were mostly pictures so they spend a lot of time making notes from what he says; they would prefer slides with bullet points. Also Mirella asks questions in the lectures expecting the students to shout out the answer but they don’t like this, as they feel it is a bit like being at school.
There was no issues with UG2, the Reps are going to re-introduce themselves to the year.
Students found milestone 2 of SDP very time consuming, it is taking up a lot of their time. Enterprise Computing the students feel the course has no real content, the lectures are good but the students are feeling anxious about the exam as they are unsure of what they are to be examined on.
Software Testing is reported to be very vague, the tutorials are good but they aren’t done in any order, they feel deadlines for the tutorials would be good to encourage students to do them.
Computer Security has a new lecturer this year and the students aren’t enjoying the lectures, they also said that a tutorial sheet that was due to be done by 10am was realised at 1am that morning.
There was no issues with UG4, the students are working on their UG4 projects as well as semester two coursework deadlines.
IRR feedback is still not back and IRP deadline is in 6 weeks.
Data Integration and Exchange slides are difficult to find.
Computational Complexity deadline is due 6th March and it was meant to be released on Monday 23rd February but it hasn’t.
Students asked where you could find help and information on going abroad, this can be dealt with by the International Office at 33 Buccleuch Place.
Students asked if we could create a Google calender with events, rather than get bombarded with emails, a central location of all events would be more useful.