Unearthed Hackathon awards recognise student and graduate talents

Both graduates and current students recently competed in the 2016 Unearthed Hackathon creating prototypes to solve challenges from the mining industry. Team MinX (Daniel Camilleri, Konrad Janica, Tullie Murrell, Jack Gerrits) won the people’s choice award for their mineral composition analysis tool using a deep learning – convolutional neural network. Graduate Xiaogang (Norm) Dong joined […]

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Students compete in ANZAC Round 3

Continuing on from round 2, University of Adelaide teams continued to hone their coding skills while competing against teams from Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines in the third round of the ANZAC programming competition held Saturday. Adelaide was again well represented by teams at all levels of experience and placed in the top 10. […]

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2015 ANZAC programming competitions underway

Seven University of Adelaide teams competed against teams from Australia, New Zealand and the Philippines in the second round of the ANZAC programming competition. The ANZAC competition is a 5 round competition designed as practice for the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition. Adelaide was well represented by teams at all levels of experience and placed […]

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Student – Industry Mentor program enters second year

After a successful 2014 pilot and feedback from students and mentors, Computer Science students who have completed at least one year of study again have the opportunity to be matched with industry mentors across a wide range of CS areas including Software Engineering and Security consulting. This is a fantastic opportunity and an area of […]

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Microsoft challenges students in programming competition

Leading into the careers expo, Microsoft engineers welcomed students in a tech talk on how Big Data is shaping Microsoft projects and challenged students to test their coding skills in a 3 hour ACM style programming competition for a Microsoft Xbox One and $100 gift cards.

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Google Hosts Polymer Workshop for students

Students were able to join Google Engineers for a hands on interactive tour on building a web application using Polymer — ‘the future of the web platform’.  As well as getting some hands on experience with this framework, students were also able to discuss opportunities for internships and positions at Google over pizza with the […]

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CS Learning Centre (Duck Lounge) upgrade

Students can now enjoy an even better study and activity lounge with upgrades to the CSLC (Duck Lounge) including a permanent movable touch display, more couches and comfortable chairs and upgraded computers (Mac, Linux and Windows) amongst other upgrades.  The CSLC provides a space where students studying Computer Science subjects can work together on projects […]

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School graduates shine in competition for positions at REA

Our alumnus Joh (B.CS 2013) reports on the exceptional quality of our school’s graduates in his employer’s, REA, latest graduate program: “Out of the ten applicants offered position at my company three of them are from the University of Adelaide. I thought was a very impressive results as we had about 250 applications from across […]

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Industry Mentoring Students visit Department of Human Services ICT Expo

Four students in the Industry Mentor pilot program run in cooperation with the Careers Office met with Department of Human Services (DHS)  employees and the Chief Information Officer of DHS during their ICT Expo, getting an industry perspective on how they can apply their knowledge and skills to solve industry problems.  This pilot has been […]

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ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition – Divisional Win! Computer Science students win back the SA Golden Ukulele

Congratulations to all the UofA teams (O(n!), DMW, uofa0xDEADBEEF, TJR and ufoa80186) who competed in the ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition – Divisional round on Saturday 30 August. University of Adelaide teams took the top 3 positions for SA and won back the perpetual Golden Ukulele trophy and a place in the Regional competition to […]

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