Upcoming news and events
Trivia night 2016
8th August 2016
This year, BITSA’s getting looney with our cartoon themed Trivia Night! It’s time to duel other teams and see if you can emerge at the top of trivia as the very best, like no one ever was. There will be plenty of drinks, food, prizes and opportunities to make some fairly odd friends in your friendly Info Sys neighbourhood on the night!
It’s kimpossible to miss the registration link - It’s right here: http://goo.gl/forms/nhOF0zue0CL3e1x03
26th May - 30th May 2016
In the lead up to our Business and Technology Networking Evening, a competition will be held to drive you to create/update your LinkedIn profile. LinkedIn is the world's largest online resume and professional network site. Through a highly developed profile, you are able to be noticed by potential employers, network with like-minded professionals and represent yourself to the world!
Deloitte has joined us to provide some prizes in the form of coffee catch-ups with Senior Analysts from their various teams. The teams are:
- Risk Advisory Cyber
- Consulting - Deloitte Digital
- Analytics and Information Management
- Technical Advisory
- Technology Risk
In order to be in the running for some 1:1 time with these representatives, export your LinkedIn profile as a PDF and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
PwC Aspire to Leader - Leadership Series
19th May 8:30-10:30am
This session will be a breakfast session, whereby you will learn from PwC employees about building your leadership brand. The workshop will take students through what makes a ‘strong leader’ and how to build and project your own personal leadership brand.
To develop your leadership skills and network with PwC representatives, RSVP here: http://pwc.to/23TYo95
Also, keep up to date with all of PwC's events for students by following their Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/PwCAUStudentCareers/?fref=ts
Business and technology cocktails evening
2nd June 2016
Join UNSW BITSA, USYD BISA and UTS BiG for our first collaboration - the Business & Technology Cocktails Evening. Come grab pizza and drinks with fellow technology students from various universities in a relaxed networking event with some of the industry’s most reputable firms! Representatives from the following companies will be attending so don’t miss out on an opportunity to hear about their journeys and advice on internship and graduate roles.
Tickets will be available shortly, and we will release further details soon! Be on the look out as they will sell fast!
TICKETS CLOSE on the 27th of May so make sure you register before spots run out!
Note: This is an 18+ event. Tickets are non-refundable
3rd May 2016
JOIN BITSA for our annual games night, where you can meet and mingle with all the friendly members of our Information Systems society! We will have board games, collaborative games, video games and more! Don't be that UNO person who misses out! Games night is a great opportunity to come along with your friends and meet others studying information systems - especially if this is your first semester of uni! There will also be free food so don't miss out!
26th April 2016
SAP Lumira is a self-service solution that allows analyst and decision makers to access, transform, and visualize data for the purpose of making sense of large data sets. It allows you to combine data, analyze trends and derive valuable business intelligence in an engaging way. As a participant you will get access to tools, sandboxes, interactive time with experts and much more! We will be sending out an email checklist with links to help you prepare for the event. You do not require a lot of experience or technical expertise. The activities will be suitable for all levels of ability. So put yourself to the test and sign up for CodeJam now! The event is free, but spaces are limited.
Some key things you can expect to learn during this event are how to:
- Add data and create your first dashboard
- Represent this information visually
- Understand the types of storyboards and share these
PLEASE NOTE - Students will need to have a WINDOWS laptop or run some sort of VM Ware. Alternatively, feel free to pair with a Windows users and explore the features together.
Please register with SAP for the event and with us for catering purposes.
SAP Event Link - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sap-codejam-sydney-university-of-new-south-wales-registration-24495469609
BITSA Event Form - http://goo.gl/forms/XHs35llxQY
More on Lumira - http://go.sap.com/australia/product/analytics/lumira.html
Deloitte technology insights
19th April 2016
We will be holding our first event with our friends at Deloitte. Deloitte will be sending out some technology representatives from various business lines as well as their head of graduate recruitment to give you an understanding of their technology opportunities. The Grad Recruitment Team will provide some insights into their process and what they look for in a candidate. We will then break off into a series of activities that will give you a realistic perspective into what kind of work these consultants and analysts do. Take this opportunity to network with the representatives on a personal level and chow down on the free lunch BITSA will be providing.
Please register for the event below in order to give us an accurate figure for catering.
Get in quick. Capacity will be limited to ensure each attendee has very personal interactions with the Deloitte representatives.
Deloitte: Join us as a graduate or Summer Vacationer
Are you interested in Technology?
Our ongoing innovation combined with our commitment to a diverse and collaborative culture set us apart. You’ll be joining a firm with a relentless drive and passion for world class client service and a sense of shared responsibility for our place in our local communities that matches your own.
Our Graduate Program
Join us at Deloitte in early 2017 for a career that will stimulate, reward and motivate you like no other. Surrounded by a large peer group, you’ll be supported by a dedicated mentor and counselling team who will work with you to build your technical and business skills.
Our Summer Vacation Program
This is your opportunity to gain practical and paid work experience. Spend three to eight weeks gaining exposure to client work, our award winning learning programs, and social events, with the prospect of securing a graduate position with the firm. If you’re in your penultimate year at university you are eligible to apply.
If you are interested in applying: http://yourfuture.deloitte.com.au/site/landing
If you would like more insight into the kind of vibrant work environment Deloitte has, take a look at their playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtUsYv3jvXbQomV8yuo-O7P5lWCQn_Lgy
Deloitte Privacy mock assessment Centre
29th March 2016
On 29 March 2016, Deloitte’s Cyber Risk Services will be hosting a mock assessment centre at its office in Sydney. The session is intended to help you advance your personal and professional skills. On the night, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in simulations of the assessment procedures and solve real-life business problems
Our Partners and Directors at Deloitte will also be sharing their experiences in privacy awareness and cyber security practices to alleviate those issues. We’ll also give you some information on how to apply for our very own Graduate Program!
If this sounds like something you’re interested in then come join us at this event!
For further information: http://www2.deloitte.com/au/en/pages/careers/events/cyber-risk-services-mock-assessment.html
UNSW INVESTMENT BANKING & CONSULTING EVENING
2nd March 2016
Are you interested in a career in investment banking or management consulting?
UNSW Careers and Employment is hosting an Investment Banking and Consulting Evening on Wednesday 2 March 2016. Take this opportunity to gain a real understanding of investment banking and consulting, as well as meet top employers in these industries!
Applications now open: https://student.unsw.edu.au/ibce
IBM GRADUATE INFORMATION EVENING
29th February 2016
Calling all 2015 graduates and final year students
Do you guys see yourself working in one of the worlds biggest technology and consulting businesses in the world? Did you graduate in 2015 or will you be graduating in 2016? If so, IBM is delighted to invite you to their 2017 Graduate Information Evening. If you are interested, click the link below and RSVP by the 15th of Feb.