competitions

Alan Yan

Alan Yan is dancing his way to success

This year was his final chance to win. Alan Yan was entering the annual Apple Swift Student Challenge this past June, for the third and final time. “I had…
Advent of code

Counting Down the Days in Code

Computer Science Professor Robert Xiao is not getting chocolate surprises daily as he plays in the ‘Advent of Code’ programming contest, running from December 1…
CHI logo

UBC Computer Science cleans up at CHI 2020

There were no Mai Tais poolside. No fragrant leis. And no evening luaus. This year’s ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, the premier…

UBC Team Will Compete at the ICPC in Russia

This June, UBC's brightest programming minds will be heading to the world champion International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) in Moscow, Russia after…
Winners of programming competition

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…