Week 5 | Screen at Redbrick | Associate talks | Admin talk | EGM and Admin Training | FOSDEM | Social Night

Hey Everyone!

Welcome to the week 5 Announce! We have lots of awesome things happening this week and we hope to see you at as many events as possible! Just to note: Unfortunately we don’t know the rooms for the events just yet but we will be sending an email with the locations out tomorrow morning! Sorry for any inconvenience caused!

In this weeks announce:

  • Screen at Redbrick: Hackers
  • Associate Talks
  • Admin Talk: An overview
  • EGM and admin training
  • Fosdem
  • Social Night

Screen at Redbrick: Hackers

  • When: Monday 20th October at 6pm
  • Where: Room To be confirmed.
  • Description:

A young boy is arrested by the U.S. Secret Service for writing a computer virus and is banned from using a computer until his 18th birthday. Years later, he and his new-found friends discover a plot to unleash a dangerous computer virus, but they must use their computer skills to find the evidence while being pursued by the Secret Service and the evil computer genius behind the virus. This promises to keep you on the edge of your seat and will definitely be worth a watch! Please come along on Monday! We’d love to see you there!

Associate Talks: Lotta Mikkonen

  • When: Tuesday at 6.30pm
  • Where: Room to be confirmed.
  • Description:

This week we have the lovely Lotta Mikkonen (attol) coming in to talk to us about interview techniques and 3/4 project presentation. This talk will be great for everybody especially those of you with intra interviews and projects coming up! You should definitely come along as she’ll be passing on some invaluable tips on acing those interviews!

Admin Talk - An overview

  • When: Wednesday 22nd at (Sean time??)
  • Where: Room To be confirmed.
  • Description:

This week we will be having the first of our admin talks! It will be given by our very own Lorcan Boyle (Zergless). His talk will be an intro to Linux command line. He will be giving helpful hints and tips as well as some cool commands to help you get the most out of our servers! This promises to be a really interesting talk and we hope to see you all there. As always, there will be pizza!

EGM and Admin training

  • When: Wednesday (time to be confirmed)
  • Where: Room to be confirmed.
  • Description:

This years EGM is happening on Wednesday! We will be discussing our plans for the year as well as electing new members to the committee. The positions that you can run for are:

  • PRO For those of you that passed the exams you can run for the following:
  • Helpdesk
  • Admin
  • Webmaster

We hope to see as many of you at the EGM as possible!


So, we’re looking at going to the Free and Open Source Software Developers’ European Meeting (Fosdem for short). It is to be held in Brussels on the 31st of January and the 1st of February. FOSDEM is a free event that offers open source communities a place to meet, share ideas and collaborate. It is renowned for being highly developer-oriented and brings together 5000+ geeks from all over the world. It is a really cool event with devrooms, lectures, lightning talks and cool opensource stuff. For those interested please take a look at the link below! We are trying to gauge interest, so if you would like to go as part of Redbrick please let us know as soon as possible. It will be a fantastic experience!

The website: https://fosdem.org/2015/

Social Night

  • When: Thursday at 6
  • Where: The nuBar
  • Description: After a long week full of hard work we think everyone deserves the opportunity to come down to the nuBar for some well-earned drinks and a bitta banter. We’d love to see you all there!

Well that’s all for this week!

Don’t forget to keep an eye on our various social media soapboxes:

Till next week!

Regards Gillian Morrison(socks) Computer Applications Redbrick Secretary 14/15