Approaching AGM - Term 2 Week 6 Newsletter

Posted on 15th February 2022

Hello everyone! We've got a busy week coming up for you all, including our AGM and elections this Friday - read on to find out more...

🏆 UWCS Challenge++ (+ Free 🍕)

[Week 6] Wednesday 16th Feb, 5pm-8pm, CS0.01

We're back with another programming challenge! Come on down to tackle some cool problems across a range of difficulties. You can take part alone, or in teams of up to three, and there will be prizes for the top 3 places:

  • 1st: £30 Amazon Voucher + Selection Boxes
  • 2nd: £15 Amazon Voucher + Selection Box
  • 3rd: Selection Box

If that isn't enough to entice you, then perhaps the free pizza being provided will do the trick!

We've made some changes from our previous contest, such as an easier setup, smoother difficulty curve, and new problem types - so hope to see you there!

🗳️ Annual General Meeting

[Week 6] Friday 18th Feb, 5pm-7pm, OC1.09, Teams & Discord

Our AGM is coming up this Friday at 5pm, and it's your chance to run for a position on the Exec, vote on who the new Exec will be, and have your say on some of the motions that have been proposed up until now. We'll be running the meeting in-person, with streams to Discord and Teams (use code xlnaghz to join) too.

You can still nominate yourself for an Exec position - you can either email ahead of time, or nominate yourself on the day. The positions available are:

  • President
  • Academic Coordinator
  • Gaming Coordinator
  • Social Secretary
  • Tech Officer
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Women's Officer

We will also be running the following motions:

- Motion to add Provision for Shared Positions:

- Motion to add a Publicity Officer:

- Motion to Recategorize Officers:

- Motion to add a Freshers Rep:

- Motion to Rebrand Women's Officer as Welfare and Inclusivity Officer:

- Motion to Delete the Exec Server:

Voting will take place online, at - we have a couple test votes available for you now. Please contact us if you believe you should be able to vote and can't vote in these. You need to have been a member before 7pm on Friday 4th of February in order to vote in the AGM.

🎮 Friday Night Gaming

[Week 6] Friday 18th Feb, 7pm-12am, Department of Computer Science

Come join us in the ground floor of DCS, as we kick our feet up and relax by playing some games. We'll be putting out our range of consoles, and Steam is up and running for you to use your library, but we also have our very own GamingGet software where you can download and play a bunch of DRM-Free games, no login required. We now have a second switch available, and to top it all off, we'll have VR available too!

( As this event is in-person, we ask that you follow the safety precautions outlined at )

Bletchley Park Trip - Sign Ups Open Now!

We'll be going on a trip to Bletchley Park and the National Museum of Computing on Saturday 12th March (that's in Week 9). If you'd like to come, please fill out the form linked below, so we can get an idea of numbers:

We will be paying for entry to the park and museum, and will be getting the train together there and back (although you are welcome to meet us there instead if you would prefer). We look forward to seeing you there!

This Week in UWCS


Wishing you a lovely week,

Harry (he/him)

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