Past Events (Semester 2 2016)

  • CISSA Special General Meeting (week 2)
  • IT Industry Case Challenge: Opening Workshop (week 2)
  • Chat with Employers Session: EY (week 3)
  • Chat with Employers Session: Optiver (week 3)
  • IT Industry Case Challenge: Final Presentations at SMS Management and Technology offices (week 5)
  • Technical Workshop: rome2rio data science seminar (week 6)
  • Introduction to UX guest speaker (week 6)
  • Chat with Employers Session: Coles (week 7)
  • CISSA Annual General Meeting (week 9)
  • SAP Site Tour (Mid Semester Break)
  • Gaming Competition (Mid Semester Break)
  • Chat with Employers Session: KPMG (week 10)
  • Women in IT Forum (week 11)
  • End of Year Drinks (week 12)

Past Events (Semester 1 2016)

2016 MAY Week 9

SAP Lumira Workshop

Monday, May 2nd 1 pm – 4 pm
Engineering Design Studio 2
Old Engineering

CISSA hosted a SAP Business Analytics Solution Architect to give interested students a crash course in SAP Lumira. SAP Lumira is an application you can use to create visualisations and infographics that allow you to analyse data at the speed of thought. The workshop was designed to teach practical beginner skills and provide current insights into a BI tool that is being deployed in industry today.

A mini competition was run at the end of the workshop, with students giving a short presentation on their outputs. The best presenters won prizes.

2016 April Week 8

REA Group Chat with Employer Session

Wednesday, April 27th 12:30 pm – 2 pm
Doug McDonell – Room 8.03

Grads from REA Group came down for an info session to provide insights into the REA grad program.

REA Group is one of Australia’s leading digital tech companies and are primarily recruiting graduate developers, with a few opportunities for UX designers and internal data analysts. REA Group accepts applications from all students, both domestic and international. For more info about their grad program click here.

The info session finished with VR tech demos and free pizza.

2016 APRIL Week 6

Tech Industry Networking Night

Monday, April 11 5:30pm – 8:30pm LAB-14, 700 Swanston St, Carlton VIC 3053

CISSA has just hosted a Tech Industry Networking Night. Attending members got the chance to network with industry representatives and had real conversations about the work they actually do and also the current trends shaping the future of the industry. HR representatives were also present to talk about career opportunities. To help members get the most out of the night, there was also a networking preparation session from 4pm – 5pm in the Alan Gilbert Theater 2. A Melbourne Careers Centre consultant and an Graduate Recruiter from Accenture both presented on how to network effectively. The night included cocktail food, drinks and raffle prizes. So you don’t miss out on hearing about these become a member (it’s free!). You can also like our Facebook page to keep up with the CISSA community.

Companies Which Attended

2016 MARCH Week 4

University Startup Battle

Monday, March 21 @ 6.30pm The Wade Institute

CISSA in collaboration with Startup Victoria hosted a Pitch Competition on Monday, March 21st at 6.30pm. The winner of the pitch competition got a spot at the Startup Victoria’s Pitch Night University Edition in June. On that night, the best startup from each university in Melbourne pitched in front of more than 400 people and a judging panel.

2016 MARCH Week 3

Friday, March 18 @ 7:00pm to Sunday, March 20 @ 7:00pm York Butter Factory, 62 King Street Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia

Codebrew is a Melbourne-based weekend-long hackathon for university students run by CISSA. CodeBrew was bigger and better in 2016! For more information about Codebrew Hackathon, visit our Codebrew website.

2016 MARCH Week 2

Wednesday, March 9 @ 4:15pm – 6:15pm

Atlassian reps including an HR rep, three devs, and a UX designer came down to campus, to give an info session on the internship and grad program opportunities. The topics ranged from Shipit! to whiskey bars and cardboard siege warfare, oh and of course how to apply. Check out Atlassian’s mission or you can learn more about the company on the Atlassian website.

Thursday, March 10 @ 12:30pm – 2:30pm

Atlassian sponsored a ​free​ pizza lunch and tech demo. This was a great event for software engineers, coders and designers to learn more about Atlassian’s leading products. Check out Atlassian’s mission or you can find out more about Atlassian on Atlassian website.

Industry Events

The CISSA team have planned a number of great events with our partners in industry this year. Watch this space to learn more about our events as they draw closer, and make sure to join the facebook page to get instant updates. Confirmed industry partners include the following: