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B.Comp students at the Guelph Tech Showcase

Students Attend the 7th Annual Guelph Tech Showcase

On Wednesday, January 10th, nearly 300 computing students braved the icy weather in order to attend the 7th annual Guelph Tech Showcase. Hosted as a partnership between the School of Computer Science and the Bachelor of Computing Coop, the showcase allowed students to meet and network with potential employers from around the area.

UofG Computing Students Attend CUSEC

Students from the Bachelor of Computing attended the Canadian University Software Engineering Conference, better known as CUSEC, this past weekend. Students made the trek to Hotel Bonadventure in Montreal to participate in a three day conference, starting on Thursday, January 11.

The conference hosts tech talks and workshops, and networking opportunities for all the participants. Some of the workshops were hosted by companies like IBM, RBC and Yelp, and some of the talks had interesting topics like the deployment of quantum cryptography and on teaching machines to learn.

Computer Science Student Presenting Research Poster

Student To Present At The British Ornithology Union's Ornithologist Twitter Conference

Third year Computer Science student Brandon Edwards will be presenting at the inaugural British Ornithology Union's Ornithologist Twitter Conference. Brandon will be alloted a 15-minute time slot to present six tweets about the findings of his research with his advisor, Dr. Dan Gillis completed this past summer and fall. Brandon will be presenting with over 70 ornithology researchers from around the world.

School of Computer Science Graduate Awards Announced

On behalf of the School of Computer Science Awards Committee, we are pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Graduate Excellent Entrance Scholarships and the Graduate Tuition Scholarships.

School of Computer Science Building Renovation Update

The University of Guelph is creating a new home for the School of Computer Science as large-scale renovations to the Reynolds building are almost halfway complete. The School of Computer Science is undergoing extensive renovations to create new research and collaborative spaces for our students and to transform the building into an exciting hub for collaboration, instruction and research.

Computer Science Students at Hack the North

Student Success at Hack the North

Over the weekend of September 15-17th 2017, students from the School of Computer Science attended Hack the North, Canada's largest hackathon. The event brought over 1000 emerging developers and designers and over 300 mentors to the University of Waterloo for the 36-hour competition. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in attendance to open the event on Friday evening.

2017 Ontario Universities' Fair

Over the weekend of September 22nd, 23rd and 24th 2017, The School of Computer Science attended the Ontario Universities' Fair, the largest educational fair in Canada.

Codemaker's Camp 2017

Over the week of July 24-28th, twenty children ranging from Grade 4-6 attended the Codemaker’s Camp at the University of Guelph. In collaboration with the School of Computer Science and Creative Encounters with Science, we put on a week long week long, activity oriented coding and construction camp. Children learned to create, interact and discover the world of computing through puzzles, games and programs. This camp introduced children to using computers as a creative canvas and was designed for any child interested in creative play.