2017 3rd DCIT Bootcamp

 

2017 3rd D.C.I.T.

 

Computing and I.T.

 

Boot Camp

DCIT Bootcamp logo

From July 17-21 2017, the Department of Computing and Information Technology (D.C.I.T.) will host their Third Annual Computing and IT Boot Camp at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus.

Camp Vision

To create a new generation of students who are motivated and interested in learning and applying Computing and Information Technology to improve Trinidad and Tobago and the wider Caribbean.

Mission

1) To inspire and stimulate student interest in Computer Science and Information Technology 2) To expose prospective students to leading research and innovative projects within the D.C.I.T. 3)  To prepare prospective students for the challenges and opportunities of university life

Tentative Sessions

  • Python Programming
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Robot Car Programming
  • Web Design
  • Career Guidance
  • Industry Talks
  • Campus Tours
  • Games and Much More

Target Audience

  • Students in Forms 5 and 6 in secondary schools
  • Students entering university undergraduate programmes

Interested students who are eager to participate in our camp but fall outside our target audience are warmly encouraged to apply for entry.

Mentors and Volunteers

Several undergraduate and graduate students at the U.W.I. have been recruited as mentors and volunteers.

Important Dates

Applications: May 17 - July 12, 2017 (Apply here.)

Notification of Acceptance: July 1 - 13, 2017

Registration: July 3 - 15, 2017

Boot Camp: July 17-21, 2017

Fee

The fee for attending the DCIT Boot Camp is $1300 TTD. This covers:

  • Welcome Kit
  • Camp materials
  • T-Shirt
  • Lunch, drinks and snacks

Contact Information

Email: DCIT.bootcamp@sta.uwi.edu

Phone: 662-2002 ext. 83098/83640