SoIT's News Issue 3 2009

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Message from the President
Hello all and welcome to the next edition of SoIT’s News. It was great to meet up with some of you at the recent AGM and talk by Head of School Sanjay Chawla.

Faculty of Engineering and IT Prizes & Scholarships Presentation Ceremony
For the first time, School of IT prizes and scholarships were awarded as part of the Faculty of Engineering and IT Prizes and Scholarships Presentation Ceremony at the Seymour Centre. The ceremony, which included the presentation of two new IT awards; the CSIRO ICT Centre IT Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship and the Google Prize for Excellence in Computer Science.

Graduations
Over 150 IT students graduated from undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in ceremonies held in May, including a record number of IT PhD students.

SIT goes green with Sun Microsystems
Sun Microsystems and the University of Sydney are collaborating to improve computing education in multi-core technology.

Report on the 2009 University of Sydney IT Alumni Association Annual General Meeting
The 2009 annual general meeting for the University of Sydney IT Alumni Association was held on Thursday 16th July 2009 at 6pm in the SIT Lecture Theatre.