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Why Cloud Camp?

Cloud Camp is part of Novosco's commitment to developing Northern Ireland's young I.T talent for the future of the industry.

About Novosco

"The Best Managed Cloud Provider for the Transition to Cloud Services"

Novosco has delivered enterprise-level hosting services to mid-market organisations in the UK and Ireland for the past 20 years. Our collaborative and open culture has also helped us achieve Sunday Times' 100 Best Companies to Work For and be in the Deloitte Fast 50 for 16 consecutive years.

Course Content

At Cloud Camp, there will be a mix of theory as well as hands-on experience delivered during each day. The environment will be fun, afterall, you are giving up your summer break to attend. Each student will receive their own Raspberry Pi donated by Novosco. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer that each student will use to learn the basics of programming and computer science. Novosco Cloud Camp will cover:

Building a Connected World – Raspberry Pi

  • Electronic Circuits
  • Hardware & Operating Systems
  • Networking

Controlling our World - IoT

  • Sensors
  • Data
  • Machine Learning / Artificial Intelligence

Services for a Connected World – The Cloud

  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

Participants will have the opportunity to register for the University’s “Discovery Scholar Scheme”. This scheme allows you to receive formal recognition for attendance and engagement in University school activities.

Meet the Novosco Cloud Camp Team


Patrick McAliskey

Managing Director - Novosco


Dr Nicola Ayre

Associate Head of the School of Computing - Ulster University


Dr Ian Cleland

Lecturer in Data Analytics - Ulster University