BCS GOLD MEDALIST 2017
Our Chief IT Officer, Varun Dutt Domun was recently one of the Gold Medallist for the IT Professional Award 2017, awarded by the British Computer Society. Celebrating their 60th anniversary this year, the British Computer Society (BCS) awarded other IT professionals and enthusiasts during their celebratory ceremony at the newly renovated Plaza Theatre, Rose Hill on Saturday 14 October, in the presence of the President of BCS International and other eminent personalities. In 2014, he was the medallist of the “Young IT Specialist” from the British Computer Society (BCS), who also awarded him the “Young IT Professional Award 2015.” In 2016, he was again medallist for the IT Professional Award 2016, and is currently the only Mauritian with such a proven track record.
Mr Domun heads the IT Department at Rushmore Business School, which now offers a range of IT courses. These include Certificate and Diploma level courses from the British Computer Society (BCS), as well as undergraduate level courses offered in partnership with Leeds Beckett University. Rushmore’s long standing international academic partner, namely a BSc (Hons) in Computing, a BSc (Hons) in Business Information Technology and a BSc in Computer Forensics, a BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and BSc (Hons) Multimedia Computing, and for graduates, an MSc in Information Technology, all of which are accredited by the Tertiary Education Commission (T.E.C). Moreover, this expanding department will also offer two new courses from one of the world’s leading universities, Coventry University: BSc (Hons) Ethical Hacking and BSc (Hons) Multimedia Computing.
Mr Domun’s passion for IT has widely contributed to the expansion of the IT Department, with numerous partnerships and collaborations with prestigious companies such as Oracle. Under his leadership, the Department also offers Computer Based Examination services for international organisations such as ACCA, ACA and PearsonVue. He is not only committed professionally but is also very active outside of work, as a member of the Rotary Club of Flacq. He also has several other feathers to his hat, being the representative of the Cloud Credential Council for Mauritius and pursuing his PHd in Cloud Computing.