Newsletter Week 10

Newsletter Week 10 - S2 2016!


  • News
    • Ordinary General Meeting 1
    • Upcoming Social Events
    • Study Events
  • Events
    • Weekly Code Challenges
    • BBQ
    • Pokemon + Smash bros Night
    • End of year Tech Trip
  • Other News
    • Google Hangout Session
  • Regular Events
    • Wednesday Night Board Games
  • Our sponsors


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Hi all the CSSA is holding the next ordinary general meeting in N101, CSIT Building at 6pm on Thursday the 27th October in Week 13. This event is a great time for ordinary general members to ask questions of the committee members, hear how the association is going so far and have their voices heard.

This is the last OGM for the year. any relevant procedures will be explained at the meeting. You need no prior knowledge of how General meetings work to come and interact.

Full members of the CSSA will be able to vote on motions during the meeting, so you should bring your membership card to sign in, if you haven’t signed up yet, sign up will be available on the night.

To propose motions for the meeting, please email the secretary at no later than 9am, Monday 24th October. The agenda will be available early week 13.

Thank you,
Amy Blunt,
President, ANU CSSA.

Time: Thursday, 27th October 2016, 18:00
Location: CSIT N101

Upcoming Social Events

Hi everyone! The CSSA has a whole bunch of social events lined up for you to get involved in!

First up is the start of our weekly code challenges, every week on Wednesday we will release a new and quirky programming related challenge for you to freely enter. This week its “Smallest amount of characters that prints a Fibonacci sequence”. Find more info on the submission page. The best submissions may get you into our hall of fame!

Next up is a casual and social BBQ hosted by none other than your new BBQ representative Jay! its on Thursday 20th October at 12PM near CSIT so make sure you’re there for a free feed; vegan and vegetarian options available.

Later that same day at 5PM is the Pokemon + Smash bros Night! That’s right. Thursday 20th October at 5pm, poke-battle it out on your DS or use Pikachu to beat up your friends in Smash at the CSSA common room, snacks provided!

Hope to see you all there!

Study Events

The dates for the various study events that the CSSA will be running have been determined for you to scribble into your calendars.

COMP1110: 28/10
COMP2310: 14/10, 11/11
COMP2600: 14/10, 4/11

Check the posters around the common room for more information closer to the dates.


Weekly Code Challenges

See above for details in Upcoming Social Events

Time: Wednesday, 12th October 2016
Location: CSIT


See above for details in Upcoming Social Events

Time: Thursday, 20th October 2016, 12:00
Location: CSIT BBQ Area

Pokemon + Smash bros Night

See above for details in Upcoming Social Events

Time: Thursday, 20th October 2016, 17:00
Location: CSSA Common Room

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What better way to finish off your academic year than to join us on our 4 day tech company extravaganza?

We have Google, Atlassian, IBM and Accenture lined up for you (and that’s just for starters). We will be visiting iconic Sydney locations. We will be meeting up with the University of Sydney and UNSW tech societies.

This event is open to all students of the ANU

The cost will be $80 (that’s $20 a day, wow! Value!) for the trip itself and, if you don’t want to organise your own accommodation, an extra $100 to stay at the hostel we have booked.

Registration is open now! Hurry and apply now ! Registrations close Friday October 21st.

Time: Tuesday - Friday, 22nd - 25th November 2016
Location: Sydney

Other News

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Google entry level jobs open up early next year!

Are you interested in working for one of the world’s leading tech companies but are afraid of the dreaded Google interview?

Wouldn’t it be awesome if you had an insider who could gently guide you through the entire process?

Lucky for you, the ANU ambassadors and our own CSSA industry rep, have managed to arrange a hangout with a Googler with all the inside tips you could ask for.

In this Hangouts, she will cover information about Google opportunities, not only limited to tech positions, that will be open early next year, how to apply to them and write an effective CV. There will be Q&A, so come prepared with questions!

There will also be lots and lots of Google merch giveaways and off course Pizza!

Bring your friends and come along to room N109!

P.S. Obama may or may not appear at the event.

Regular Events

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Take a Ticket to Ride and Come Settle in our Dominion at CSSA board games night! CSSA board games night is Articulate. Other board game nights are Absolute Balderdash.

Check the Facebook Page to catch up on latest changes.

Time: Wednesdays, 19:00 - Late
Location: CSIT N101

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