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Mon 07 Nov

This is not a drill, we have our own Programming Competition! Keegan's been spending far too long on this one, so you better all like it ๐Ÿ˜ฅ . Our Rust course finished last week, I hope you all enjoyed that, if you missed it, find it at rs118.uwcs.co.uk. This week also marks the end of our lovely Python course, so our schedule is looking a little clearer -- I hope your coursework load makes up for it!

We had our new Fresher Reps elected last week! Say hi to Alex Wright and Henry Gao! We'll be putting out a get to know them post this week!

๐Ÿ” Weekly Pub Meal W6

๐Ÿ•– Mon 7 Nov 7pm - 9pm ๐Ÿ“ Phantom Coach
I think we missed a trick not going to the Phantom Coach for Halloween, but to make up for that, we'll be there this week instead!

๐ŸŒ xSoc Python Course Final Session

๐Ÿ•– Tue 8 Nov 7pm - 9pm ๐Ÿ“ OC0.03 / OC0.01
Final Session back to being run by us! We'll finish off with a discussion of efficiency, compactness, and readability.

This course will take you from a complete novice to creating a quiz program, so if you've fancied creating some gadgets, a website, or automating some daily task: this course will bring anyone up to speed! Find materials and catch-up on previous weeks at go.uwcs.uk/python

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿ’ป Programming Competition

๐Ÿ•’ Wed 9 Nov 4:30pm - 7:30pm ๐Ÿ“ Department of Computer Science
Our very own team programming contest, UWCS Challenge, is happening this Wednesday! Take part in teams of up to 3, and tackle 5 problems of increasing difficulty. Good practice for technical interviews, and we'll be giving away prizes to the top teams!

๐ŸŽฎ Friday Night Gaming

๐Ÿ•— Fri 11 Nov 7pm - 23:59pm ๐Ÿ“ Department of Computer Science
We'll have our normal gaming, or perhaps a LAN Party, if our Gaming Officers can pull it all together in time

This weekend had Guy Fawkes Night, I hope you all enjoyed watching things go boom and celebrating the attempted destruction of parliament! Yay!
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The society relies on sponsorship to fund events, infrastructure, and all that free pizza you all love so much, so go check out our three sponsors we have lined up for this academic year:

Student Roost - The Oaks
The Oaks is a student accommodation in Coventry with more brand new rooms for 2022. Situated less than a 10-minute walk from the University of Warwick and the only purpose-built student accommodation next to Warwickโ€™s 750-acre main campus on the outskirts of Coventry, the accommodation is a popular choice among Warwick students. The Oaks Coventry combines the best of campus living within studio and en-suite rooms and easy transport links to and from nearby places of interest Coventry, Warwick, and Leamington Spa. Sound good? Book early to avoid disappointment for next year, or if you're still looking for a place for this year, The Oaks still have rooms available, including their new en-suite rooms for only ยฃ159pw! Find out more at https://www.studentroost.co.uk/locations/coventry/the-oaks.

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Qube Research & Technologies (QRT)
Qube Research & Technologies (QRT) is a global quantitative and systematic investment manager operating in all liquid asset classes across the world. We are a technology and data driven group implementing a scientific approach to investing. Combining data, research, technology and trading expertise has shaped QRTโ€™s collaborative and innovative mindset which enables us to solve the most complex challenges.

We strongly believe that long-term investment into our people is critical to our future success and distinctive culture, as demonstrated by our low turnover in staff and continuous growth. We are proud of our exceptionally talented, collaborative and diverse teams, and now are looking to add motivated, intellectually curious STEM students and graduates with entrepreneurial spirit to our team. We have a number of internship, industrial placement and graduate roles across Software Engineering, Data Engineering & Analytics and Infrastructure & Cloud Engineering, all within our amazing new office that looks out over London.

We are one of the best performing and fastest growing multi-strat quant hedge funds over the last couple years and we are just getting startedโ€ฆ

Our roles will be live by mid-November but in the meantime, contact our team to find out more at campus@qube-rt.com

Accenture is a global professional services company with leading capabilities in digital, cloud and security. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries, they offer Strategy and Consulting, Technology and Operations services and Accenture Songโ€”all powered by the worldโ€™s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. Their 710,000 people deliver on the promise of technology and human ingenuity every day, serving clients in more than 120 countries. They embrace the power of change to create value and shared success for their clients, people, shareholders, partners and communities. Visit them at https://accenture.com/.

Find out more at https://uwcs.co.uk/sponsors