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Course enrollment for Spring 2018

Appointments for course enrollment began on Monday 26 March and open enrollment begins on Wednesday 28 March.

For students trying to add CS courses, we encourage you to review the course selection page.

COURSE ENROLLMENT
In Computer Science,  we drop the enrolment caps by approximately 15% of the total enrolment number for the course to give advisors room to handle special cases. We will return the enrolment caps to their actual size in the second week of classes after we have had time to deal with the special cases. This will occur on Friday, May 4, 2018, (we don't know the precise time) and remaining space will be available on a first-come-first-served basis only if the section isn't already at its enrolment total. WHAT IS A SPECIAL CASE?
1. Students who selected courses but something went wrong because of: enrollment capacity in a course **a time conflict **an academic enrolment block was applied after course selectiondropping or failing a course after course selection** Please re…

Do you want a summer job? Finastra is hiring

Finastra is hiring two positions for summer (May-August).
Developer
Job SummaryThe Developer will be responsible for designing and implementing code in both client and server sides. Your primary focus will be two-fold: 1) implement a complete user interface in the form of a mobile and desktop web app, with a focus on performance; 2) implement services to support back-end data exchanges and business validation. Your main duties will include creating modules and components and coupling them together into a functional app.
Job AccountabilitiesDeliver complete features in both front and back-end application layersEnsure high performance on mobile and desktopWrite unit tested, coding standards compliant, and minimally documentedCoordinate the workflow between the UI/UX, Angular and RESTful ServicesCommunicate with external web services that may have both SOAP and REST flavorsPart of an Agile teamPreferred skills & knowledgeKnowledge of object-oriented coding with applicability in two tech…

DataFest - May 4,5,6 2018

WHAT
DataFest is a celebration of data in which teams of undergraduates work around
the clock to find and share meaning in a large, rich, and complex data set.

The students are assisted by roving consultants who are graduate students, faculty,
and industry professionals. After two days of intense data wrangling, analysis, and
presentation design, each team is allowed a few minutes and no more than two
slides to impress a panel of judges. Prizes are given for:
> Best in show
> Best visualisation 
> Best use of external data


Each individual in the winning teams will receive $500.

WHEN
Friday, May 4 – 3:00 p.m. to Sunday, May 6 – 5 p.m.

WHERE
M3 1006

REGISTER
by April 10, 2018
Please note: all members of your team need to register. The competition has a limited
Availability of 100 students and the teams will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.
For more information, visit: uwaterloo.ca/statistics-and-actuarial-science/events/asa-datafest-2018

Interested in research experience at Florida International University this summer?

The Summer 2018 REU SITE of Florida International University Research Experience for Undergraduates in Advanced Secured Sensor Enabling Technologies spans ten weeks, May 29- August 4, 2018, offers research and professional development opportunities for 10 undergraduate students.

Available research projects share the theme of advanced secured sensor enabling technologies and span several exciting areas such as

  * Trajectory Privacy Preservation in Mobile Sensor Networks,
  * Privacy & Secure Social Sensor Networks,
  * Mobile Video Authenticity Verifications
  * Search Rank Validation for Social Media
  * A Software Library for Visualizing Large Scale Sensor Network Applications,
  * Trajectory Sensor Stream Cleaning,
  * Resource Management for Security & Surveillance over a Sensor Network,
  * Self-configuring, non-cooperative Mobile Sensors
and many others

Details about REU-ASSET including an online application, can be found at http://it2.fiu.edu/it2_REU.php . The application deadline…

Fancy a change to win from a pool of $25,000 in cash prizes?

The second annual Waterloo Datathon is on May 12, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. in M3 1006.

HIGHLIGHTS
$25,000 in cash prizesThe chance to showcase your skills tackling a meaningful, real-world problemThe opportunity to participate in The Data Open and win $100,000 in cash prizesPossible interviews with Citadel & Citadel SecuritiesFor more information and details about registration, go to the Event page.