Developer Student Club
Taita Taveta 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 Developer Student Clubs (DSC) program is a grassroots channel through which we provide mobile and web development skills for students, towards employability.

Why DSC?

For students to learn development skills, solve problems through technology & inspire them to be developers and change-makers.

Target audience

DSC activities are primarily targeted at University students and any others including faculty members who want to learn development skills

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

Technologies we're excited about

Opportunities to learn & access deep technical session.


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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

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 engangement and retention with intelligent apps that are able to effectively serve users what they need without the fuss.

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Events & Workshops

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Beginner

Project To-Do

DATE : 15th Feb 2019
VENUE : AB5 005
TIME : 1700hrs - 1900hrs

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Twende Hike 🥾 🏔️

DATE : 16th Feb 2019
VENUE : Sagalla Hills
TIME : 0800hrs - 1700hrs

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Beginner

Mobile It!

DATE : 23rd Feb 2019
VENUE : AB5 005
TIME : 0900hrs - 1400hrs

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Design Thinking Workshop


DATE : 28th October 2018
VENUE :AB5-004

We did a brief introduction to design thinking and its concepts. We also had tackled the food issue in campus and came up with solutions using the design thinking concepts.

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Pitch Deck 101


DATE : 06th October 2018
VENUE : AB5-004

We had a session where members were trained on how to go about pitching their ideas and innovations to potential investors effectively.

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Android Boot Camp


DATE : 17th to 28th September 2018
VENUE : Computer Lab, upstairs

We introduced members to the basics of Android development using Java. We worked on a couple of basic apps.

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Internet Governance


DATE : 30th September 2018
VENUE : AB5-004

We held a conversation on Internet Governance, what it is and how we can contribute to the same.

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Android and Web Development


DATE : 6th Aug 2018
VENUE : AB5-004

We introduced members to the concept of DSC and how it would assist them in developing themselves outside the classroom.

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Build Your First App


DATE : 7th July 2018
VENUE : AB5-004

We worked on the Alarm Android codelab.

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DSC SSA Leads Summit


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

One of our lead organizers Stella Kaniaru was privileged to represent the community in a lead summit hosted by Google Nigeria where she also talked about leveraging on existing communities.

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Meet The DSC Team

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

Frequently Asked Questions

Who can become a member?

The clubs 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 have a hands-on session every Tuesday at LH1 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 make our hands dirty with code. Most importantly, carry 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 even after the event