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Department consent removed - CS 330, 360, 488

Please be aware that department consent will be removed today (Tuesday, August 28, 2018) for CS CS 330, 360, 488 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59PM (EST).

Waterloo Datathon on September 29, 2018

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to participate in the University of Waterloo Datathon.
If you are curious to see what a Datathon looks like, we encourage you to view this brief clip from our past Dublin Datathon!
The University of Waterloo Datathon is hosted by Citadel LLC & Citadel Securities in partnership with the Faculty of Math and Correlation One. The event will take place on Saturday, September 29th from 8:00am-6:00pm at Waterloo. Highlights include:$25,000 in cash prizes! The chance to showcase your skills tackling a meaningful, real-world problem!The opportunity to participate at The Data Open and win $100,000 in cash prizes!Possible interviews with Citadel & Citadel Securities! Sign up HERE to complete the Questionnaire, Assessment and Registration!
If you have any further questions, please direct them to vikram@correlation-one.com. Thank you, and we look forward to receiving your application and hope to have you in attendance with us on Saturday, Sept…

CS Student Research Conference

Queen’s University is excited to host CSearch, the inaugural Computing Student Research Conference on September 28th and 29th, 2018. We aim to bring students together to learn about opportunities within Computer Science, gaining insights from professionals within the field, and inspire them to continue innovating.
The conference caters to both graduate and undergraduate students, encouraging the exchange of ideas, and fostering the discovery of new possibilities. We have over $1000+ available in research prizes, which will be awarded for exceptional posters and presentations! 
To submit your projects, follow this link: https://www.csearchconference.com/research/.
Our speakers include Dr. Imogen Coe, Vik Pant, Alain Chesnais, Lauren Bhagwandat, and Cecil Cheng. The talks touch on a range of topics including Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Game Development, and the importance of diversity within STEM. We have a full itinerary of socials, open houses and hand-on activities to provide a fun…

Use your CS skills to change the world and/or win prizes with Amazon

Devpost has launched three Amazon competitions for people who want to help change the world and/or win prizes. 
AWS Serverless Apps for Social Good Build applications that contribute to the work of nonprofit organizations and the developer community using the AWS SAM.  There are also bonus prizes for the best solution to combat human trafficking. Prizes: Up to $22,000 in cash and directed donations to a nonprofit partnerDeadline: October 2, 2018Learn more and register at serverlessrepo.devpost.comAWS Serverless Social Slack Channel Alexa Skills Challenge: Tech for Good
Build Alexa skills that has a positive impact on the environment, your local community and the world. Prizes: Participants who submit an eligible certified skill will receive a participation prize, up to 10 finalists will win $5,000 and promotion in the Alexa Skills Store, one grand prize winner will receive $10,000 and the ability to direct a $20,000 donation prize to a charity - university students are even eligible for a b…

Department consent removed - CS 484

Please be aware that department consent will be removed today (Friday, August 17, 2018) for CS 484 for Fall 2018 as per the information on the course selection page.

If the class is full then you will need to wait for students to drop the course before you could add the course for Fall 2018. Please note that the deadline to add courses is 11.59 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19 at 11:59PM (EST).

Applications to transfer to Computer Science, BCS Data Science, and Artificial Intelligence are now open

For students who are interested in transferring to BCS, BMath CS, BCS Data Science, or adding the Artificial Intelligence option to your BCS; you can apply at https://oat.uwaterloo.ca/formsbyAugust 15, 2018 at 11:59PM. Late applications will not be accepted.

Basic eligibility:

BCS/BMath CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018If you are not in the Faculty of Mathematics then you should have initiated an internal transfer to Mathematics.Joint CS
Have credit for CS 136 or be taking CS 136 in Spring 2018BCS Data Science
Have credit for STAT 231 or be taking in STAT 231 in Spring 2018.You must be a CS student to apply for BCS Data Science OR be applying for a transfer to CS in August 2018.Any student who transfers into CS and is not already in their required courses for Fall 2018 will be helped to get into the necessary courses.