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School of Computer Student Wins $10,000 Top Prize at Hackathon

School of Computer Science student Julia Hohenadel helped led her team to victory in a recent hackathon put on by RBC that aimed to increase financial literacy. The 12th annual 'Next Great Innovator Hackathon' for technology-minded students was held in Toronto on November 17th, 2018. The 12-hour women's-only hackathon included grade 11 and 12 high students, as well as first and second year undergraduate students.

Frazer Seymour (left) and Dar’ya Heyko (right) were both honoured with Co-op awards this year

Two Computing Students Win Co-op Awards

Two Bachelor of Computing Students, Frazer Seymour and Dar’ya Heyko, were both honoured with Coop Awards this year. Frazer won the Co-op Student of the Year Award, and Dar’ya won the Collin Cureatz Memorial award.

The School of Computer Science Hosts Go CODE Girl

On Saturday, February 24th, the School of Computer Science hosted Go CODE Girl, an all-day event where girls from grades 8-12 are able to learn more about the exciting world of coding and software development. 

 

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.

The School of Computer Science and Left to Collaborate on $2.13 Million Mitacs Research Project to Help Bridge Canada’s Digital Divide

The School of Computer Science is excited to announce Mitacs, a national, not-for-profit organization that designs and delivers research programs, has awarded a $2.13 million research project to the School of Computer Science and Left to further improve connectivity in Northern Canada and address the nation's growing digital divide.

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.