We be Balling and Running | T2W5 Newsletter

Tue 07 Feb

Computing Ball Tickets & WASD: Our speedrunning event!

We have some exciting stuff this week! Our Ball has finally been announced, it will be in the awesome Riverside Glasshouse, on Saturday of term 3 week 2, so just after the first set of exams! Tickets will go on sale tomorrow!

WASD is finally happening! I may be a little biased, but it's gonna be a great weekend! If you want to see how much fun, have a look at our tech diagram -- absolutely nothing to go wrong. But in all seriousness, this WASD has actually been well prepared for, so drop in in the SU Atrium or on Warwick Esports' Twitch!

The membership deadline for the AGM next week has passed, but you can stand for any of the positions right up until the event! We have a couple of candidates for most positions now, but don't let that stop you, because we'll certainly be taking at least a couple of people for a lot of them. If you want more information on the positions, check our Instagram post.

☕ CompCafé W5 + CS262 Revision

🕔 Tue 7 Feb 5pm - 9pm 📍 CS0.01

As promised, we're also starting to do revision sessions! 2nd Years have class tests coming up, so here's what's happening:

The idea is to walk through some of the more challenging questions and topics, as well as offer some tips. We understand that today's one is pretty short notice, but we hope you'll find them both useful. If you have any suggestions for what you think we should focus on, let us know!

🪩 Ball Tickets On Sale

🕛 Wed 8 Feb 12pm - 1pm 📍 go.uwcs.uk/ball
Yes, you read that right, we're having a ball:

📆 Sat 6 May (T3W2) 7pm
📍 Riverside Glasshouse in Leamington Spa
Theme: Enchanted Forest (how can you do anything else in a place like that)
👔 Formal/Black Tie
🎟️ £40 for members, £60 for non-members.

ℹ️ Check the event page for more info
➡️ Get your tickets here (after Wed midday)

🎮 Friday Night Gaming W5

🕖 Fri 10 Feb 7pm - 11:59pm 📍 Department of Computer Science
Gaming. Consoles. VR. Pizza (sometimes free).

🏃 WASD 2023

🕙 Sat 10am - 9pm & Sun 10am - 4pm 📍 SU Atrium & Twitch

Our annual charity speedrunning event, back in the SU Atrium for the weekend!

Check our website or Discord if you are interested!

WASD is organized by UWCS, in collaboration with Warwick Esports Centre, Esports Society and SU.

I hope to see many of you at WASD this weekend, I'm sure we won't have half our organizers collapsing on sofas (😅 again)
-- Owen [he/him] Links: 💬 Discord | 📷 Instagram | 🎟️ Join the Society


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