YSE Awards

Young Software Engineer of the Year 2019

The Young Software Engineer of the Year Awards are given for the best undergraduate software projects drawn from across all students studying computer science and software engineering in Scotland.

Thank you to our sponsors:

YSE Awards Dinner Sponsor – Leidos
YSE Awards Video Sponsor – Skills Development Scotland
YSE After Dinner Speaker Sponsor – Autorek


Each university nominates the top software engineering project submitted by its final year undergraduates for the awards, so these young people are seriously good! The projects are judged against a number of criteria including:

  • Level of Innovation
  • Level of Knowledge
  • Previous Research
  • Commercial/Social relevance
  • Quality of Engineering
  • Planning & Organisation
  • Quality of presentation
  • Technical Difficulty

View Nominees

EICC, 150 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EE

6:30pm, Thursday 3rd October 2019

The Awards evening really is the most anticipated event in the technology calendar.

Not only do you get to celebrate the tremendous work of the skilled graduates, you’re also provided with an unparalled expereince to network and reach out to friends old and new.

More than 600 of your peers from across the entire sector, and services to the sector attend to enjoy an evening of great food, superb entertainment and inspirational ideas from the very best of this year’s graduates.

Tickets and tables can be booked online by clicking the button below or, if you have any questions please contact Karen Meechan on 01506 472200 or by email [email protected]


18:30 – 19:00

Champagne Reception

19:00 – 21:20

Welcome / Dinner

21:20 – 22:00


22:15 – 22:45

After Dinner Speaker

Colin Maclachlan - former SAS operator


Official Close

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