Developer Student Club
Kisii University.

Developer Student Clubs is a Google Developers program for university students to learn mobile and web development skills , design thinking skills and leadership skills.

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Concept of DSC

The DSC program is a grassroots channel through which Google provides development skills, mobile and web development skills for students, towards employability.

Why DSC?

For students to learn development skills, solve problems through technology and inspire them to be world class developers and changemakers.

Target audience

DSC activities are targeted at University students and any others including faculty members who want to learn development skills & work to solve real-life problems.

Opportunities DSCs provide students with

  • Grow their knowledge on developer technologies and more through peer to peer workshops and events.
  • Gain relevant industry experience by solving problems for local organizations with technology based solutions.
  • Showcase their prototypes and solutions to their local community and industry leaders.
  • Getting inspiration to become world-class developers and changemakers from sharing others' success stories.

Technologies we're excited about

Opportunities to learn & access deep technical content.


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Android Development

Every year Google developers release exciting new updates to the world's most popular operating system. We always have sessions to keep you updated and mastering the latest trends in modern Android development.

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Web Development

Learn the core foundations of a delightful web experience both for the user and developer. Stay up to tabs with emerging and trending technologies. Get access to a guided, tutorial and hands-on coding experience.

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Cloud Computing

For passionate developers who want to stay relevant in a cloud first world where businesses demand for agility and innovation and prompt rise of cloud-native applications to bridges gaps between data, insight, and action.

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Machine Intelligence

Learn how to drive user engagement and retention with intelligent apps that are able to effectively serve users what they need without the fuss by providing these systems with the ability to automatically learn and improve from experience without being explicitly programmed.

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Events & Workshops

Come learn, share and connect with us in person.

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Intermediate

Cloud Study Jam
20th April 2019
LH 20, Main Campus
0900hrs - 1200hrs
Attend
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Beginner

Kotlin for Beginners
6th May 2019
LH 20, Main Campus
0900hrs - 1400hrs
Attend
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Expert

Let's Flutter This Week
22nd May 2019
LH 20, Main Campus
1800hrs - 1930hrs
Attend

Firebase for Web


DATE : 16th Feb 2019
VENUE : LH 20, Main Campus

We discussed what firebase is and implemented firebase features which include hosting, authentication with email and Google Auth as well as firestore.

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Getting Started with Android Things


DATE : 26th Jan 2019
VENUE : LH 20, Main Campus

We learnt how to assemble an Android Things kit and saw the temperature and barometer sensors on the kit in action

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The Magic Of Flutter


DATE : 6th Aug 2018
VENUE : LH 20, Main Campus

We concentrated on two parts of Flutter, that we admire most : The developer experience and brand design first development

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Build Your First App


DATE : 6th July 2018
VENUE : LH 8, Main Campus

We set up the Android Application Development Environment for creating, testing and debugging apps.

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DSC SSA Leads Summit


DATE : 25th July - 28thJuly 2018
WHERE : Lagos, Nigeria.

One of our lead organizers was privileged to represent the community in a lead summit hosted by Google Nigeria where he also talked about goal-setting.

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Meet The Team

Passionate students and faculty staff driving the success of the program.

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Kelvin Kamau

Lead / Android Developer

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Anne Mburu

Co-Lead / Web Developer

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Collins Juma

Volunteer / Java Developer

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Warukira Theuri

IoT Dev / GDG Co-lead

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Beatrice Masila

GDG Lead / Software Dev

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Teresa Abuya

DSC Faculty Adviser

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can become a member?

The club is open to any student, ranging from novice developers who are just starting, to advanced developers who want to further their skills.

How frequently do events and workshops occur?

We often have hands-on session every Tuesday at SG25 from 1800hrs to 2030hrs. We also hold workshops and showcases & we would recommend you to join our community on Meetup to get updates.

What should I carry when attending a workshop?

We recommend you carry with you a notebook, pen and a laptop because more often than not we get our hands dirty with code. Most importantly, bring along a healthy dose of curiosity and enthusiasm.

Who should I reach out to if I have any questions?

If you have any questions or comments, please don't hesitate to contact us by clicking the button below. We would be happy to stay engaged via email or in person even after the events.