Week 3 Term 2 Newsletter

Mon 25 Jan Newsletter

Week 3 Term 2 Newsletter

Hello Everyone!

Week 3! Hopefully you're not me and getting given all your coursework at once. If you are, you have my deepest sympathy. Lets do far more fun things like (W)LAN this weekend!

WAN Way Or Another - This Friday - Sunday

We're running an online LAN party this weekend! Running from Friday 6pm - Sunday 6pm

The premise is that we all gather our computers together and play games for a weekend. Naturally due to the state of things. Instead of a Local Area Network, we use the internet as a Wide Area Network and we all bring our computers to exactly where they already were.

We're hosting this on our Discord Server and we'll have an active lobby for casual gaming and socialising. With people often splitting off into other smaller lobbies for gaming together.

Friday night we're kicking it off with a fairly usual kind of gaming! Sets a nice mood to start with and gets everyone involved.

We'll be running a couple of tournaments, Valorant (Saturday) and Hearthstone Battlegrounds (Sunday) as they're pretty popular among the society.

Saturday evening we'll be running a Quiz, with one of the rounds written by yours truly. No need to sign up in advance but you might want to think about who you'd like to do it with, a max team size of 2.

After the quiz we're going to be putting on a movie in a similar fashion to past movie nights. We've already put up a poll ( https://forms.gle/qqsVcRTK5PikbMoi7 ) for suggestions (Though I'm still hoping for Shrek 2).

Casual card games and board games is a nice way to unwind on the Sunday and I'd recommend hanging around for it. Played online via whatever medium works best for the game.

Very importantly, we have a music server (https://amphi-compsoc.web.app/) running throughout all of the weekend which means you get to subject people to your taste in music! Trust me, everyone loves my picks.

AGM - Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting is coming up this term! We're aiming to run this Friday Week 6 and it's your opportunity to run for an Exec position, vote for who the new Exec will be, and make any changes to the society in a democratic way.

Naturally, due to the ongoing state of the world, it will be run online and as such, the exact format is yet to be decided with advice being given from the SU.

If you're interested in running for a position or have any questions please do get in touch, though you're also free to nominate yourself on the day if you wish.

The positions available are:

If you are interested and would like more information, check out our Exec page for more on what each exec position is responsible for.


That's all from me!


If you would like to keep in touch, join our Discord Server, or information can be found on our Facebook Group, or on our Twitter.

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