2017 Futsal Tournament

The University of Auckland IEEE Student branch is hosting a Futsal Tournament on the 18th October and we want you to come along! There’ll be music pumping as you play plus pizza and drinks after the game for the players – and don’t forget about the big cash prize for the winning team!

Where: University Rec Centre
When: 18th October, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Prize: $100 cash prize for the winning team!!
Registration Fee: $2 per player, or every team member’s registration fee will be FREE if there is at least one IEEE member in your team

How to enter:
Find yourself a team of 5 + unlimited subs (subs will have to pay too if they play in a game) and register as a team to enter the tournament (one registration per team). You will need your team name, team members including the subs, and the UPI of every team member.

How to pay:
Please bring cash on the day and arrive 15 minutes before the event starts, so that we can start the games off on time.

Register your team:
https://goo.gl/forms/1vSTh5MQ5AceEB3d2

If you have any questions please email us at: ieee.sb.auckland@gmail.com

IEEEXtreme Programming Competition – 2017

The University of Auckland IEEE Student branch is proud to present the highly anticipated IEEEXtreme 24 hour programming competition – IEEEXtreme 11.0!

This is a global online programming competition which invites students from all over the world to compete against each other for bragging rights and the ability to travel to any IEEE conference located anywhere in the world! So get up to two keen (and preferably amazing coders) friends together to form a team and enter the competition.

 

Date/Time: 14th October, 12am – 11:59pm

Location: To be confirmed

Entry: Teams of up to three students or graduates (max. two grads). Free entry for IEEE member, $27 for non-IEEE members. Sign-ups include an IEEE membership.

 

Sign up information can be found on the Facebook Event.

Look out for the next post detailing the link to the registration form – registrations open on the 7th of August! In the meanwhile, gather your friends, brush up on some programming and practice staying awake for 24 hours!

More information can be found on the IEEE website: http://sites.ieee.org/xtreme/ or flick us an email at this address (ieee.sb.auckland@gmail.com) and we’ll be able to sort you out!

2017 Practice Interviews

The University of Auckland IEEE Student branch’s biggest event is right around the corner – the annual IEEE Practice Interviews!

This is the perfect event to practice your interview skills with real industry professionals from 10 of Auckland’s top companies. With a catered networking session following the interviews, it’s also a great opportunity to network and score a feed!

Register now at www.tinyurl.com/IEEEpracticeinterviews2017

You must also submit your CV in PDF format to ieee.sb.auckland@gmail.com along with your name (matching the form above) to be eligible for interviews. Note that your CV will be sent directly to the interviewers.

 

Date/Time: 20th July, 1:40 pm – 5:20 pm (interview times only, does not include networking session)

Location: OGGB, UoA City Campus

Deadline for registration: 17th July (you may not withdraw your registration after this date)

Entry: Both members and non-members welcome, however members will have higher priority when choosing the companies to be interviewed.

If you are a non-member you can still join us at: https://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/join/index.html

 

Companies that will be interviewing:

  • ABB
  • Cubic Defence NZ
  • Beca
  • Honeywell
  • Powershield
  • The Resource Guys
  • Flex Ware Limited
  • Vodafone
  • Tru-test
  • Xero

 

Should you wish to withdraw your registration, please let us know ASAP at ieee.sb.auckland@gmail.com

Please direct any enquiries to ieee.sb.auckland@gmail.com

Robot Soccer Championship 2015

The 2015 NZ Robot Soccer Championship is here! Too busy studying/partying to play actual soccer? Program a team of bots to do it for you and win cash prizes! Contact A/Prof. Bruce MacDonald (b.macdonald@auckland.ac.nz) or Dr Ho Seok Ahn (hs.ahn@auckland.ac.nz) to participate.

Skytower Site Visit 2015

On Monday 17th of August, the University of Auckland IEEE Student branch organised a technical site visit to the tallest man-made structure in the southern hemisphere. It was a great success, huge thanks to Warren who showed us around the telecommunication deck which is usually strictly off limits to general public.
Here are some photos from the site visit!

 

IEEEXtreme Ambassador NZ North 2015

Aaron Yeoh is the 2015 IEEEXtreme 24-hour Programming Competition Ambassador for the IEEE New Zealand North Section. He and the passionate Student Branch volunteers will be running the event at the University of Auckland this October.

He also is available to assist if you need any support, guidance or any additional details on participating in Xtreme in New Zealand.

Other IEEE Student Branches in New Zealand are also very welcome to contact him if you are interested in running/are running a local IEEEXtreme event or would like to talk about topics related to IEEEXtreme.

Aaron Yeoh

Aaron Yeoh

 

Contact Aaron at a.yeoh.nz@ieee.org or send us a message through our Branch’s Facebook page.

 

More info on IEEEXtreme:

http://www.ieee.org/membership_services/membership/students/competitions/xtreme/index.html

 

2015 Practice Interviews & Job Skills Seminar

Practice Interviews

Thanks to all who came to our annual practice interviews on the 17th of July, joined by HR managers and engineers from 17 different leading companies of the world! It was surely a great experience for all of us. Here are some of the photos from the day!

 

Job Skills Seminar – 10 July

Speakers from ABB, Beca and Opus spoke about CVs, cover letters and their hiring process. This was followed by a CV and interview workshop presented by CDES (Careers Development and Employment Services). Thanks to all who made the event a success!