Lancaster University Leipzig, an international campus of the renowned UK institution, provides quality education in Germany, blending British academic standards with global perspectives.

Lancaster Leipzig Campus

Lancaster University Leipzig's campus, centrally located near Nikolaikirche, hosts over 600 students from 90+ countries, fostering a diverse and multicultural environment. It offers modern facilities across three floors, including study areas, IT labs, seminar rooms, and a rooftop terrace. Entertainment options like gaming zones and social events are available. The campus prioritizes accessibility and is conveniently situated near transportation hubs and various amenities in the city.

Project Overview

Since September 2023, in my role as a Program Lead in Computer Science, I have been overseeing all aspects of the Computer Science pre-Bachelor and pre-Master programs, ensuring alignment with both UK standards and German regulations.

Responsibilities as a Project Lead

As the Program Lead, I design Computer Science programs that cover a wide range of topics, including Computing, Programming, Mathematics, Statistics, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Bash, SQL, LaTeX, R, and more. I organize the program's learning environments, coordinate program staff, and develop appropriate learning resources to engage students with concepts and principles.

Key Responsibilities

  • Designing the Computer Science programs to ensure that it meets all UK academic requirements
  • Organising the program learning environments (textbooks, lectures, seminars, labs)
  • Coordinating program staff, hiring new members, and leading a key team of 12-15 people involved in the program, such as lecturers and mentors
  • Finding and developing appropriate learning resources to ensure that students engage with concepts and principles to meet the assessment criteria
  • Monitoring students’ progress and well-being throughout the program and providing regular feedback to help them develop

Responsibilities as a Lecturer

Teaching in the pre-Bachelor's module "Computer Science Ecosystems", I deliver lectures, in-person and remotely, on various technical subjects. From web development languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to data manipulation with SQL and R, my goal is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of computer science tools and principles.

Main Focus and Challenges

My main focus lies in program leadership, project management, and ensuring the quality of education. Upholding UK standards while adapting to the needs of a diverse student body presents both technical and logistical challenges, but it also provides opportunities for innovation and collaboration.

Innovation and Partnerships

The partnership between Lancaster University and Navitas Group, an Australian global education provider offering pre-university and university programs, allows our institution to leverage a combined expertise in education. Together, we innovate in curriculum design, teaching methodologies, and learning resources to provide students with a cutting-edge education that prepares them for success in the global tech industry.

Conclusion

Lancaster University Leipzig is at the forefront of Computer Science education in Germany, thanks to our commitment to excellence and innovation. Together with our partners, we strive to empower students with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in an ever-evolving technological landscape.

Basic Info

Project Leading an International Computer Science Program in Germany
Istitution Lancaster University
Location Leipzig, Germany
Job type Full-time
Positions
  • Program Lead in Computer Science, Foundation and Pre-Master's
  • Lecturer in Computer Science Ecosystems
Technologies involved Microsoft 365, Asana, Moodle
HTML, CSS, JS, Python, git, Bash, SQL, XML, JSON, LaTeX, R
Lancaster Uni website
Navitas Group website