UBC Programming Teams Win by Record Margin

The UBC programming teams won first and second place at the 2019 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) Pacific Northwest (PacNW) Regional Programming Contest, held Saturday, November 9th. UBC, along with runners-up UC Berkeley, U Washington, Stanford, and UBCO, will advance to the 2020 ICPC North America Championship (NAC) in Atlanta, USA. The winning teams at NAC will advance to the 2020 ICPC World Finals in Moscow, Russia. However, as the 1st place team, UBC already has guaranteed advancement to the World Finals!

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UBC Team Ranked 41st in the World in ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest

The UBC ACM Programming Team competed in the World Finals of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest in Porto, Portugal on April 4, 2019. 

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The UBC Computer Science department is located at 2366 Main Mall Vancouver, B.C. V6T 1Z4 Canada.

UBC Programming Team Advances to ACM World Finals

The UBC programming teams competed in the regional ACM programming competition on November 14, 2015, and one of the teams, UBC +, is the Canadian Site Winner and will be advancing to the ACM World Finals.  Our region includes Northern California, Oregon, Washington, BC, and Hawaii, and the UBC teams faced tough competition from top schools including Stanford, Berkeley, and University of Washington. 

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UBC Computer Science Undergraduate Students Alice Fredine and Andrew Bates Win Archiact Game Jam

UBC Computer Science undergraduate students Alice Fredine and Andrew Bates are the winners of the Archiact VR Jam.  60 student teams from all over the Lower Mainland put together their mobile VR games over a 3-week period.  Alice and Andrew's game won the grand prize.  Their game begins by playing a song at the start of each level.  Players need to steer their spaceship through space, reconstructing the original song by colliding with musical notes along the way. 

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Caroline Lemieux Wins 2015 ICSE Student Research Competition

UBC Computer Science undergraduate student Caroline Lemieux is the winner of the 2015 ACM International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE) Student Research Competition.  For the competition, Caroline presented a poster and a talk on "Mining Temporal Properties of Data Invariants", based on the research that she has been doing with Computer Science professor Ivan Bestchastnikh

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Canadian Open Data Experience Info Session

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | 2:00pm - 3:00pm

The Canadian Open Data Experience (CODE) is the first national Open Data hackathon in Canada. It is a 48-hour competition hosted by XMG, one of the largest indie mobile gaming studios in Canada, and supported by the Government of Canada. CODE will take place from February 28th – March 2nd 2014.

The Honourable Minister Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and CODE Facilitator, will be visiting UBC on Tuesday, Jan 21, from 2 - 3 pm in Rm X836, 2366 Main Mall, to talk to CS students about the hackathon.  Please come join us by signing up below:

Global Game Jam

Friday, January 24, 2014 | 8:30am - Sunday, January 26, 2014 | 7:30pm

Global Game Jam is the largest game jam in the world, happening in over 60 countries at the end of January. Vancouver is the largest of these sites, with over 300 jammers participating as well as many more mentors and industry reps.

UBC ACM Teams Place 4th and 5th at Regionals

Five UBC teams participated in the  ACM 2013 Pacific Northwest Regional Competition on Saturday, November 2, at UBC.   Two UBC teams finished 4th and 5th behind Berkeley and two Stanford teams. 

Here are the final standings and team members for all UBC teams:

4th -- UBC Wrong Answer : Angus Lim (EngPhys5), Daniel Lu (EngPhys6), Paul Liu (Math/Phys4)

5th -- 
UBC Diamond : Perry Liu (CS4), Keyulu Xu (Math/CS2), Jason Chiu (CS2)

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e-Portfolio Competition

The Computer Science department is presenting our 4th annual e-Portfolio competition for CS undergraduate students.

Why Enter?

More and more employers now ask job applicants to include samples of their work (or a link to a website where these are hosted) in their application.

By developing an e-portfolio (online samples of your work) for the contest, you’ll be ready to creatively showcase your best technical skills.

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