LAN is Back! - Term 2 Week 7 Newsletter

Mon 21 Feb Newsletter

Week 7 now - and our second LAN of the term is coming up, check out this newsletter if you're interested...

Hello everyone!

Thank you to everyone who came along to our AGM on Friday - just a reminder that you can still cast your votes on the motions proposed and for the elections here up until 8pm this Wednesday. I urge you to get involved with these elections, as they will heavily influence the next year of the society - the #hustings channel in our Discord server is still available if you have questions for any of the candidates.

Bletchley Park Trip - Sign Ups

Just a little reminder that we'll be going on a trip to Bletchley Park and the National Museum of Computing on Saturday 12th March (just under three weeks from now). There are still spaces available, so if you'd like to come, please fill out the form linked below:

🏆 Google Hash Code (+ Free 🍕)

[Week 7] Thursday 24th, 5:30pm - 9:30pm, CS0.01

Want to tackle a real Google engineering problem with your friends? Hash Code is a programming competition for teams of 2-4, where you can pick your own programming language and compete against the world! There'll also be a University-specific leaderboard, so you can flex on everyone with your score.

If you haven't already, make sure to register here before 11am on Wednesday!

While you can compete online, we'll also be in CS0.01 from 5:30pm on Thursday, with the contest starting at around 6pm - and providing free pizza for attendees! We'll also give out some selection boxes for the top teams.

🕹️ Ceci n'est pas un LAN

[Week 7] Friday 25th, 7pm - Sunday 27th, 6pm, LIB2

Our final LAN before the Easter break is coming up this weekend from 7pm on Friday all the way until 6pm on Sunday, in LIB2!

To reserve your spot for the weekend, signup and pick a seat here:

Don't worry if you can't make it in person - we'll be hanging around in the Discord and streaming some events, so there are still ways to get involved! Speaking of events, check out our schedule for the weekend below:

Note: Friday Night Gaming will take place at LIB2, instead of our usual location in the Department of Computer Science.

Hopefully, there's something on the schedule you're interested in - we'd recommend dropping by in the evenings if you've not got much time. We'll have our VR setup along with console and tabletop games, so if you don't have a PC/Laptop you'll still be able to take part in these.

As this event is in person, we'll be asking everyone to follow our Covid-19 precautions which are outlined here:

Hope to see you there!

This Week in UWCS

Wishing you a great week,

Harry (he/him)

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