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Exec Elections

Posted on 30th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc.

As the AGM is soon, I wanted to inform you about the elections for exec positions in the society and how to apply. I know some of you have already sent in manifestos after I announced this at LAN, don't worry, there's no need to re-send those (Unless you want to of course).

Please send your manifesto to secretary@warwickcompsoc.co.uk. Your manifesto should cover who you are and why you want to be elected to a position in the society. There is no limit on the number of positions you may ...

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LAN Issues

Posted on 26th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc

We have a few messages for you about some issues which occurred during
LAN.

We are also in possession of a grey jumper which was left by Table 1 at the
end of LAN, so contact cranman if it's yours.

Firstly, we are concerned about state of Table 3 at the end of LAN. There
was food trodden into the carpet under the tables, which made the clean-up
a lot harder to complete. Please ensure that you leave your seating area
in a clean manner, as it's unfair on the people cleaning up at the end....

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Academic Trip to IBM Hursley

Posted on 16th January 2011

Hello, CompSoc.

CompSoc have organised an Academic Trip with IBM, if you're interested, sign up ASAP. The trip will be a full day event, taking place on the Wednesday of week 3. (8:45-17:00)

E-mail academic-president@uwcs.co.uk if you're interested.

Description from the website event:

IBM, the world’s largest IT company, invites you for a unique opportunity to visit the cutting-edge environment of our UK Software Development Labs at IBM Hursley, near Winchester and be one of its Innovators for a day! Y...

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CompSoc Newsletter Week 1 Term 2 2011

Posted on 13th January 2011

Greetings CompSoc.

I hope everyone had a pleasant holiday and is ready to start attending CompSoc events again.

Sign-ups for our next LAN are open, taking place on the weekend of week 2. (That's Friday 21 Jan - Sunday 23 Jan)

There is an Exec meeting on Friday this week too, which are open to all members of the society.
If you're thinking of running for a position, then I recommend coming along if you can.

We also have our usual Pub social on Mondays and Gaming on Fridays. Hope to see you there.

This ...

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Term 1 Week 8: Gaming, Christmas Meal and LAN Signups.

Posted on 26th November 2010

Hello CompSoc!

A few things this week:

As we have our Christmas meal on Friday, gaming is not officially taking place this week. We apologise about the short notice about this.

You should come along to the Christmas meal instead if you can! It's at Wing Wah's, an all you can eat buffet and starts at 19:30. I hope to see you there!

Also, LAN sign-ups for the week 9 LAN are now open. A pizza order should be added to the website soon too, for those who want to order something to eat.

This week's events
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CompSoc Newsletter Term 1 Week 7 2010

Posted on 15th November 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

First things first, a big thank you to everyone who helped to clean up after our first LAN of the new year, I hope all the attendees had fun too.

Secondly, we have a few events going on you might be interested in:
-We have a guest speaker from IBM speaking on the topic of “A New Dimension of Computing” this Wednesday.
-Our traditional Christmas meal on Friday 26th(Friday week 8) at Wing Wah's.

There may only be a limited number of places for the Christmas meal so sign up sooner rather...

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CompSoc Newsletter - Week 4 - LAN signups

Posted on 26th October 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

I'm getting to touch to let you all know about our first LAN of the new year. If you haven't been to one of these before, details can be found on the website here: http://www.uwcs.co.uk/cms/about/gaming/lans/

If you're a fresher, then I have good news for you, LAN signups are already open! Places can fill up fast so if you want to come along, make sure to sign up soon.
Signups for regular members open on Friday 29th of October.

Can sign up and view details of the event here: http://ww...

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Week 9 Term 3 Newsletter

Posted on 25th June 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

Just a quick message about the BFL, our week long LAN in week 10, starting on Monday morning.

There is one place remaining, so if you haven't signed up already, be quick!
(If signups fill up, and you REALLY want to go, try e-mailing the exec, although I can't promise anything.)

For those of you already signed up, standard pre-LAN procedure is advised, updating games etc.
The steam summer sale is on, so you might want to look at picking up some stuff from there.

IMPORTANT: Please note...

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CompSoc Week 3 Term 3: LAN and BFL signups

Posted on 16th May 2010

Greetings CompSoc!

Some important announcements this week, LAN sign-ups are open for both
the week 5 LAN and the BFL. Make sure to sign-up early to avoid
disappointment.(Maybe not so much for the week 5 Exam-LAN.)

The Week 5 LAN will also have the speed programming competition, more
details on this soon.
For those of you who want to buy more pizza than you can eat in one
sitting, there is a 'beast pizza' order for the week 5 LAN as well.

We also have our usual Pub social at the Phantom Coach and Friday
...

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Week 10 Term 2 Newsletter

Posted on 14th March 2010

Hello CompSoc!

We've got the usual stuff this week, the pub social in the Phantom Coach on Monday to Gaming on Friday.

A note to those who were at gaming last Friday:
-There is some lost property from gaming, a hat/gloves/scarf combo and some notebooks with mathematics notes in, get in touch with Agaeki if any of this is yours.
-Also, the room was left quite a mess after gaming, food trodden into the carpet etc. If you're going to have food at gaming, PLEASE ensure you take it with you or throw it away wh...

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