SFU's Computing Science Student Society

Paid Opportunity for FAS Students!

posted by Justin Yan on Nov. 17, 2022, 2:44 p.m.

Hello everyone,

There is currently a paid opportunity for Applied Sciences students to get more involved with the Faculty as a Student Ambassador. Please see below for more details:


The Faculty of Applied Sciences is currently seeking CMPT, ENSC, MSE, SEE, and SOSY students to join our Student Ambassador Team! This exciting paid opportunity is a way for students to develop skills, engage with the FAS community, and represent SFU externally.

Application Deadline: December 2, 2022
Read more about this opportunity online! Eligible candidates will be contacted for an interview.
If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Stephanie at fasau2@sfu.ca.

Thank you!

Justin Yan
Vice President | Computing Science Student Society
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Dr., Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6



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CSSS x LSU Ice Skating

posted by on Nov. 14, 2022, 9:35 p.m.

Hi everyone,


Want to ice skate and chill with your friends from the Linguistics Student Union before finals?


The CSSS and LSU are hosting an ice skating night!


  • Date: Monday, November 28
  • Time: 6:00 pm at the SFU upper bus loop or 6:30 pm at Kensington Complex
  • Location: Meet at SFU Transit Exchange (upper bus loop), then take R5 to Kensington Complex (6159 Curtis St, Burnaby, BC V5B 4X7)
  • Cost: Free including skate rentals


Sign up and get more details here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/csss-x-lsu-ice-skating-tickets-467390927847


For any questions, please contact csss-doe-current@sfu.ca.


Oliver Xie

Director of Events | Computing Science Student Society

Simon Fraser University

8888 University Dr, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6



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CSSS Newsletter: Hoodie Sales, Grad School Info Session, BGN, FAS TTT

posted by Johnson Luong on Nov. 14, 2022, 3:22 p.m.

Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 22nd edition

🗓️CSSS General Meeting

General Meetings are held biweekly and dictate how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and for motioning money to be spent on items and events. By attending you will get to have a better understanding on how we operate and be able to vote on motions!

The following is the Agenda:
- Report of Officers
- Announcements
- Motions
- Open Floor
- Approval of minutes

Date and Time: Tuesday, Nov. 15th, 2022, 7:30pm
Location: Zoom, https://sfu.zoom.us/j/9558476775

🧥CSSS Hoodie Sale

We'll be hosting a hoodie sale this coming week! Drop by our common room and check it out! We take cash, debit, credit, and e-transfer.

(Yeah Truman, sell those hoodies!)

Date and Time: November 14, 16, 18 from 12 - 3 PM
Location: ASB 9802 (CSSS common room)

💬FAS The Teaching Talks (TTT)

The FAS TTT, CSGSA (CS grad school association), and CSSS invite FAS faculty and students to participate in a conversation session: “Listening to the Students’ Voices”.

This is an informal conversation between faculty and students looking to hear your thoughts on the academic resources provided by SFU (such as office hours, labs, tutorials, peer tutoring, etc…), learn more about the resources that you think would help you thrive, and hear more about your experience and ideas on mentorship opportunities.

Come chat with us in TASC 9204, eat some pizza, and get a chance to win one of ten $20 giftcards🤑 generously funded by the FAS Dean’s office (note that gift cards are for current students only)!

Feel free to email csss-doee@sfu.ca if any questions come up
Registration (for pizza ordering): http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/436134713
Date and Time: Tuesday November 15th, 1:00PM-2:10PM
Location: TASC 9204 (virtual option available)

🎲Board Games Night

We will be having our usual biweekly board games night (BGN) this Friday, November 18th! As usual, it will be from 5 PM to 8:30 PM in TASC1 9204. There will be dinner provided and a wide selection of board games for you to enjoy. Our board games nights are open to all SFU students, so invite all your friends!

Additionally, we are collecting feedback on our board games nights; if you have opinions or suggestions on food options or new board games to purchase found below.

Food options survey: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/435327204
New board games survey: http://websurvey.sfu.ca/survey/435319751
Date and Time: Friday, Nov. 18, 5:00PM-8:30PM
Location: TASC1 9204

🎓CS Grad School Info Session

Want to learn more about what it's like to pursue graduate studies in the school of Computing Science?

The CSSS invites you to attend the Computing Science Grad School Info Session in TASC 9204. You will get to hear from current grad students and faculty, ask questions, and learn about their experiences! No registration is required, feel free to drop-by!

Feel free to email csss-doee@sfu.ca if any questions come up

Date and Time: Friday, November 18, 4:00PM-5:30PM
Location: TASC 9204, Burnaby Campus

🖥️SFU Surge LeetCode Workshop

Have you heard of the saying "grind leetcode" from tech tiktok/linkedin "influencers" before? Or are you prepping for technical interviews, but don't know where to start? Or even a LeetCode veteran who enjoys problem solving with like-minded students?

Interviews are tough. Technical interviews don't make it any easier. Join SFU Surge for a LeetCode Workshop on Nov 22nd from 5:00-8:00pm in TASC 9204 and we'll struggle with LC together! 🙃

Register here: https://lu.ma/vso0yu68
Date and Time: Tuesday, November 22, 5:00PM-8:00PM
Location: TASC 9204

💻CS Spring 2023 Peer Tutoring Applications

The FAS has opened Peer Tutoring Applications for the upcoming Spring semester. If you are able to spare 3-4 hours a week, and are knowledgeable in any of the courses CMPT 120, 125, 130, 135, 225, 295, 300, or MACM 101, then becoming a tutor may be for you! By tutoring fellow students, not only can you strengthen your grasp of these courses, but you will also gain valuable experience in instructing, communication, and leadership.

Information And Application: https://www.sfu.ca/computing/current-students/undergraduate-students/student-resources/cs_peer_tutoring1.html
Application Deadline: Sunday, Dec. 4th

🎉Events Committee

Want to get involved with the CSSS, but don't know how?🥳

Come take part in our Event's Committee. Where we'll be planning out events for the year. Everyone is welcome! 

If you would like to join please let our Director of Events (Oliver, Liversticks#7734 on discord) know so we can give you the role to get access to the channels in our discord.
Join Our Discord Server!

CSSS Grad School Info Session! Friday Nov 18 4:00-5:30PM!

posted by Valerie Kistrina on Nov. 11, 2022, 11:36 p.m.

Hello All! 

❔ Are you interested in pursuing graduate studies in the school of Computing Science? 

❔ Do you have unanswered questions about grad school?

❔ Want to learn more about grad school?

Well, you are in luck! 

The CSSS invites you to attend the Computing Science Grad School Info Session in TASC 9204 on November 18th at 4:00PM-5:30PM! You will get to hear from current grad students and faculty, ask questions, and learn about their experiences!

❕ What: Computing Science Grad School Info Session!

❕ When: Friday, November 18, 4:00PM-5:30PM! (right before our Board Games Night!)

❕ Where: TASC 9204, Burnaby Campus!

We hope to see you there! Feel free to e-mail csss-doee@sfu.ca with any questions 😊

Valerie Kistrina

CSSS, Director of Educational Events

CSSS General Meeting - November 15, 2022

posted by Jared Murphy on Nov. 8, 2022, 9:43 a.m.

Hi all,

This is notice of the Computing Science Student Society's next general meeting.

Date: Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Zoom

The following is the Agenda:
- Report of Officers
- Announcements
- Motions
- Open Floor
- Approval of minutes

Attached to this email is a copy of last meeting's minutes. Have a look and reach out to your exec team if you have any questions.

You are automatically a member of the CSSS if you are a declared CMPT Major, Minor, or Honours in any program of study offered at the undergraduate level by the School of Computing Science; or currently enrolled in any undergraduate course offered by the School of Computing Science; or are an Honorary Member of the Society. Voting is restricted to members only.

You may attend the meeting remotely by joining the Zoom link below:

Hope to see you there!

- Jared Murphy, Director of Archives

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