Summer in Kenya: Edinburgh students visit iHub

Nairobi city centre

Nairobi city centre

A team of undergraduate and postgraduate students from the University of Edinburgh are visiting Nairobi – Africa’s technology and innovation capital – in July 2015. In collaboration with the Global Development Academy and led by Dr Jamie Cross, four students who won the Smart Data Hack for International Development will visit iHub, home to some of the world’s most cutting edge tech solutions to development problems.

Dr Cross describes the trip on Vice President for International, Professor James Smith’s blog, Africa 2015: 

 ‘The students won the opportunity after building a bespoke search engine to help development professionals filter news on technology trends…This is a great opportunity for (them) to learn from technology professionals amid the spectacular Kenyan backdrop.’

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1 thought on “Summer in Kenya: Edinburgh students visit iHub

  1. Thank you for coming to Kenya, its so encouraging for the sharpest young minds to visit us. I hope to one day join Edinburgh after am done with my undergraduate studies at the University of Nairobi.

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