SFU's Computing Science Student Society

🎮CSSS LAN PARTY🎮 - Friday, July 15

posted by Justin Yan on July 11, 2022, 3:47 p.m.

Hello CSSS members,

Is the end of semester stretch stressing you out? Do you need an additional opportunity to unwind and relax with your friends while also doing something you enjoy? On Friday, July 15th, at 5.00pm, join the CSSS in a LAN Party to conclude your long week. We will have projector screens set up in TASC 9204 for multiplayer party and non-party games, as well. You are highly encouraged to bring your consoles and controllers, and we also have a room in CSIL (ASB 9700) booked with computers installed with certain games for those who wish to have a traditional LAN Party experience. Please be reminded that food is not permitted in CSIL, food will be served in TASC 9204.
To recap, here are the details of the event again:

Event: CSSS LAN Party
Date: Friday, July 15th, 2022
Location: TASC1 9204
Starting Time: 5.00pm
End Time: 8.30pm
As always, this event is open to all SFU students, so invite your friends to the event!

For those who are unfamiliar with campus or have trouble finding the room, here is a diagram of the location of the event (side note, the main ASB entrance is finally open!):

Looking forward to seeing you all there,

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



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CSSS Biweekly Newsletter: 16th Edition

posted by Johnson Luong on July 7, 2022, 5:54 p.m.

Biweekly Computing Science Student Society (CSSS)
Newsletter: 16th edition

Welcome to the CSSS newsletter!
Here we hope to inform our students of exciting opportunities and events, while cutting down on the sheer amount of emails sent for each individual event.
We hope you will find this newsletter beneficial! If you have any suggestions, events, or simply want to contact us, you can reach me at jkl53@sfu.ca

- Johnson Luong

📅 CSSS General Meeting

Q: What is a General Meeting? 
A: General Meetings are how the Computing Science Student Society passes information along to the student body and motion money to be spent on items and events. By attending you will get to have a better understanding how we operate and have a say in how we run.

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

*Voting is restricted to in-person attendees

Date: Thursday, July. 7th, 2022
Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm
Location: In Person @ TASC 9204 (or Remote on the CSSS Discord in he #General_Meetings Voice Channel)

🎉Event's Committee

Want to get involved with the CSSS?🥳

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.

📢❗P.S. Our next Event's Committee meeting is coming up soon!
Date: Saturday, July. 9, 2022
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am
Location: On discord (message Oliver to get access!)

Agenda: git workshop, karaoke, dessert crawl, programming contest, lan party, fall hacks early prep

🎲  CSSS Board Games Night

Want to ✨vibe✨ with fellow classmates? Come join us for our Board Games Night! Food will be provided and this event is open to all SFU students, so invite your friends! 🎲

Date: Friday, July. 8th, 2022
Time: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Location: TASC1 9204

💻CSSS Git Workshop

💻Interested in getting your feet wet in version control? The SFU Computing Science Student Society is excited to host a Beginner Git Workshop coming up next Wednesday.

The workshop is catered towards students with minimal Git experience who are hoping to get a bit of hands on learning. Snacks will be included!

Registration: https://bit.ly/SU22-CSSS-Git-Workshop
Date: Wednesday, July. 13th
Time: 5:30-7:30pm
Location: ASB 9802

📢 CUSEC Head Delegate Hiring

The Canadian University Software Engineering Conference (CUSEC) is the largest student-run SWE conference of its kind in Canada.

It is an opportunity for students to network with leading employers and to learn from talented speakers on the latest topics and skills in the tech industry. Most importantly, it’s a place for students to form connections and unique experiences with over 400 peers from universities across the country!

CUSEC is currently looking for a head delegate from SFU to help promote CUSEC to the school!

🎮 BC Game Jam Organizer Signup

🎮Interested in Game Development? 

BC Game Jam are looking for organizers/volunteers to help out with this years Game Jam!

BC Game Jam is a 48-hour hackathon where game enthusiasts can collaborate, learn, and create a game based on a theme that has been given by the organizers.

Signup Here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf2BREUFO6-4uNJq7KfJIKa7uTAIND3ADHzRpEYiDfz9CORow/viewform
BC Game Jam Website: https://bcgamejam.com/

⚡ Surge Project Lead Hiring 

🚧Do you have a project idea you want to make a reality? Are you passionate about design or software development?

SFU Surge is hiring for project leads! ⚡️ Work alongside like-minded students, gain experience, and boost your resume!

Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1uppE0jiHmQX0uqxFeaKFfd5mP2-4IMMMTAUsx47sYz8/edit
Due Date: Friday July 22

🏦Scotiabank Velocity Winter co-op Networking Event

Interested in Scotiabanks Velocity Internship/co-op program and Scotiabank's resumeless application process? Have a chance to network with some of their Technology recruiters in this online event!

Please note that the deadline to register for this event will be on Monday July 11th at 9:00am EST!

Registration: https://airtable.com/shrYmu4TwyjYmJEPY
Event Date: Tuesday July 12th @ 12:00pm
Join Our Discord Server!

Re: CSSS Board Games Night

posted by Jasper Song on July 6, 2022, 8:09 p.m.

Hello CSSS members,

We will be having our regularly scheduled board games night this Friday, July 8th, 5 PM to 8:30 PM in TASC1 9204. As usual, there will be food and a wide selection of board games provided.

We look forwards to seeing you and your friends at the event!
Jasper Song
CSSS Assistant Director of Events

From: Jasper Song
Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2022 8:33:15 AM
To: csss-announce@sfu.ca; csss-honorary@sfu.ca; cmpt-students@sfu.ca
Subject: Re: CSSS Board Games Night

Hello CSSS members,

A friendly reminder that our next board games night will be taking place this Friday, June 24th. As always, it will be from 5 PM to 8:30 PM in TASC1 9204, and there will be free food provided.

We hope to see you and your friends there!

Jasper Song
CSSS Assistant Director of Events

From: Jasper Song
Sent: Wednesday, June 8, 2022 6:13:26 PM
To: csss-announce@sfu.ca; csss-honorary@sfu.ca; cmpt-students@sfu.ca
Subject: CSSS Board Games Night

CSSS members,

We will be having our usual board games night this Friday, June 10th, 5 PM-8:30 PM. It will take place inTASC1 9204; directions are attached below for those who need them.

For those unfamiliar, the CSSS' board games nights are regular events that occur once every two weeks; there is no entry fee. During these events, food and a wide range of board games will be provided. Student can connect, unwind, and enjoy a dinner together. As always, this event will be open to all SFU students, so bring your friends! We hope to see you there!

Jasper Song
CSSS Assistant Director of Events

CSSS Beginner Git Workshop - July 13 5:30-7:30 PM

posted by Valerie Kistrina on July 3, 2022, 10:33 p.m.

The SFU Computing Science Student Society is excited to host a Beginner Git Workshop on Wednesday July 13 at 5:30-7:30PM, inside CSIL ASB 9840 (Burnaby Campus). The workshop is catered towards students with minimal Git experience, hoping to get a bit of hands on learning.

We know the event is in the evening so snacks will be included.
Come on by to the CSSS common room (ASB 9802) at 5:30 for snacks! git_octocat

Please RSVP here: https://bit.ly/SU22-CSSS-Git-Workshop

Reminders will be sent by e-mail and posted on our social medias. 
Please contact me or csss-exec-current@sfu.ca with any additional questions.

Beginner Git Workshop

Date: Wednesday July 13

Time:5:30-7:30PM (snacks at 5:30 PM, workshop at 6:00 PM)

Location:snacks in ASB 9802, workshop in ASB 9840 (CSIL)

Valerie Kistrina

SFU Computing Science Student Society, Director of Educational Events 

CSSS General Meeting - July 7 2022

posted by Jared Murphy on June 30, 2022, 12:53 p.m.

Hi all,

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

Date: Thursday, July 7, 2022
Time: 7:00PM
Location: TASC 9204

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

Attached below 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.

Here's a link for finding your way to TASC 9204.

You may attend the meeting remotely by joining the General Meetings voice channel on the CSSS Discord at the link below.

Hope to see you there!

- Jared Murphy, Director of Archives

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