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2022 Subcommittee Recruitment

March 18, 2022

Don’t miss this chance to 👾🔝𝗟𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗟 𝗨𝗣🎮🕹 and be a part of one of the best societies out there as a subcommittee member! 👾❗APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN NOW❗👾 If you’re looking to: 🎯 Serve the UNSW community by facilitating a vibrant university experience for STEM students 🧪 🎯 Grow and excel with the support of a tight-knit community ✨ 🎯 Gain ⚙️hands-on experience🤝 working in a multi-faceted team 🎯 Expand your social and professional network 👥 🎯 Make memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime 💖 This is your opportunity! SCISOC has it all, and more! As a Subcommittee Member, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your interpersonal and professional capabilities amongst a diverse team of passionate individuals 🧙‍♂️⚔️🔮🛡💣 Whether you’re a quick 🏹 Sharpshooter 🎯 with a keen eye for ✨detail✨, or as reliable and consistent as a 🛡Tank🛡, we want you to join our Party! 🎮👥 📣💥💥✨❗𝗖𝗛𝗢𝗢𝗦𝗘 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗥 𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗙𝗢𝗟𝗜𝗢❗✨ 💥💥📣 🤾 Externals 🏋️‍♂️ Human Resources 🏌️‍♂️ IT/Publications 🚴‍♂️ Marketing 🏄‍♀️ Productions ⛹️‍♂️ Socials APPLY HERE 👉 https://app.tribespot.co/form/unswsubcomrecruitment2022 Not sure which role best suits your skills and goals? Check out our 𝗥𝗢𝗟𝗘𝗦 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗥𝗘𝗦𝗣𝗢𝗡𝗦𝗜𝗕𝗜𝗟𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗘𝗦 𝗦𝗨𝗕𝗖𝗢𝗠 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟮 𝗛𝗔𝗡𝗗𝗕𝗢𝗢𝗞 👉 https://drive.google.com/.../1KMxSdtOi65HO9rBNQFx.../view... 🚨 APPLICATIONS WILL CLOSE ON 𝗙𝗥𝗜𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝟭𝟴𝗧𝗛 𝗠𝗔𝗥𝗖𝗛 @𝟭𝟭:𝟱𝟵𝗣𝗠 🚨

Casino Royale Ball 2021

December 14, 2021

Exams may have shaken 🍸 you but can you stir enough courage to come? UNSW SCISOC formally invites you to our ✨Annual Ball✨! 💃Join us for a night of cocktails, hor d'oeuvres and dance at Cockle Bay Wharf Dockside where you can enjoy the wonderful backdrop of Sydney Harbour alongside endless glasses of delectable drinks. 🕺Remember the night with high-quality photos taken by our professional photographer or our photo booth📸! ------------DETAILS ------------ ♣️ Location: Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf ♥️ Date: Tuesday, 14th December 2021 ♠️ Time: 6:00pm - LATE ♦️ Dress code: Formal (Casino Royale) ------------TICKETS ------------ What’s included in your ticket? 🍽️ 3-course meal 🍸 Unlimited drinks 📸 Professional photographer and DJ 📸Photo Booth 🤵 A classy night filled with themed decorations! RELEASES: Group Release - 8th of November Individual Releases - 15th of November Ticket Prices: ~~~~~~~~~ ARC Member ~~~~~~~~~ Group Tickets (Groups of 6) : $135pp Individual Tickets : $145pp ~~~~~~~ NON ARC Member ~~~~~~~ Group Tickets (Groups of 6) : $150pp Individual Tickets : $160pp ------- TICKET INFORMATION ------- 🃏 Group Tickets are calculated based on how many ARC and NON- ARC members there are in your group of 6. If for example there was 2 NON-ARC and 4 ARC members then the total would be; $150*2 + $135*4 = $840. If there was 3 NON-ARC and 3 ARC members then the total would be; $150*3 + $135*3 = $855. Payment for group tickets is expected to be UPFRONT and paid through one person, the same person who completes the form when it is released. More information will be available closer to the release date. 🃏 Individual tickets only depend on whether you are an ARC member or not. More information will be available closer to the release date. 🃏 Once you have completed the form, you will be placed into a queue. If you are next in line to purchase either a group or individual ticket, a payment code will be sent to you via email. You will have 2 hours from that email to make the payment and send confirmation of the payment via email back. If no confirmation is received, then your spot in the queue will be void and the chance will be passed onto the next person. 🃏 Please note that this event is 18+ only. Valid ID will need to be presented upon entry to the venue and when purchasing alcohol from the cash bar. 🃏 If you are purchasing an Arc ticket, please remember to also bring your student card as Arc stickers will be checked. 🃏 Tickets are only able to be transferred and not refunded. If you would like to transfer your ticket to someone else, please contact us BEFORE the 1st of December so we can process the ticket transfer. 🃏 If you have a question, please feel free to contact us via our FB page at https://www.facebook.com/unswscisoc/ or email us at hello@unswscisoc.org.

UNSW Interfaculty Presents: Psychometric Squid Game

November 3, 2021

💵Looking for a quick way to win 45.6 billion won?💵 Or a sure way to 𝗘𝗔𝗥𝗡 it? 🤩 The VIPs have arrived and the games are ready! 𝗦𝗖𝗜𝗦𝗢𝗖, 𝗘𝗻𝗴𝗦𝗼𝗰, 𝗠𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗦𝗼𝗰 and 𝗗𝗮𝘁𝗮𝗦𝗼𝗰 are glad to present ✨𝙋𝙨𝙮𝙘𝙝𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙩𝙧𝙞𝙘 𝙎𝙦𝙪𝙞𝙙 𝙂𝙖𝙢𝙚✨. -------------- 📈📉Psychometrics are a series of tests and games often used in recruitment to examine aptitude or personality traits and determine whether candidates are suitable for a given company. More STEM-based companies are beginning to adopt this recruitment software, and the use of 𝘱𝘴𝘺𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘮𝘦𝘵𝘳𝘪𝘤 𝘵𝘦𝘴𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘥𝘶𝘳𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘳𝘶𝘪𝘵𝘮𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘱𝘳𝘰𝘤𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘪𝘴 𝘴𝘦𝘦𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘯 𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘳𝘦𝘢𝘴𝘦 𝘰𝘧 10-15% 𝘦𝘢𝘤𝘩 𝘺𝘦𝘢𝘳. As a lesser-known and much less understood portion of the recruitment cycle, roughly 60% 𝘰𝘧 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘥𝘪𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘦𝘴 𝘥𝘰𝘯’𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘪𝘵 𝘱𝘢𝘴𝘵 𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘴 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘨𝘦. ------------- Our 𝗜𝗻𝘁𝗲𝗿-𝗙𝗮𝗰𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝗹𝗹𝗮𝗯𝗼𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 will dive into what makes psychometrics fun, giving you a taste of the 🎮games and 🧩puzzles that really stand out! As an introduction to the event, our guest speaker will very briefly break down the psychometric process, what psychometrics are and what they entail. We’ll equip you with the insider knowledge to beat the games and win over those recruiters. Then let the games begin! Grab your best 👴𝖌𝖌𝖆𝖓𝖌𝖇𝖚𝖘👩‍🦰 and sign up in teams of 3-5 to compete in various rounds of trivia and games! Each round will be fully immersive and based off of a different portion of psychometric testing, drawing from your favourite elements of 🦑𝗦𝗾𝘂𝗶𝗱 𝗚𝗮𝗺𝗲🦑 to up the stakes! Teams will compete until only one team is left standing to win the grand prize! ----------- 𝘗𝘳𝘪𝘻𝘦𝘴 𝘸𝘪𝘭𝘭 𝘣𝘦 𝘢𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘤𝘦𝘥 𝘤𝘭𝘰𝘴𝘦𝘳 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘦𝘷𝘦𝘯𝘵 𝘥𝘢𝘵𝘦! 𝑨𝒓𝒆 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒓𝒆𝒂𝒅𝒚 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒍𝒂𝒚 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒈𝒂𝒎𝒆? ---------- 𝗘𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗗𝗲𝘁𝗮𝗶𝗹𝘀-- 📆𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘: Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 ⏰𝗧𝗜𝗠𝗘: 6:00 – 8:00pm 📌𝗟𝗢𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡: Zoom ---------- 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗙𝗼𝗿𝗺: https://forms.gle/H4NgKXB9xq6pzu6i8 All students (not just UNSW students or Arc Members) are welcome to sign up and participate! Please ensure you register by 11:59PM Tuesday (2nd November) Week 8!!

Annual General Meeting

October 14, 2021

Dear SCISOC members: This is the official notice of the SCISOC AGM. The AGM will be held on the 14th of October, Thursday, between 7-9pm. Use this link below to join on the day. https://unswscisoc.us12.list-manage.com/track/click... We STRONGLY RECOMMEND candidates to nominate themselves via this Google Form prior here, else you may choose to nominate yourself on the day after all nominees have given their speeches. The form is open now, and will close 𝟭𝟭:𝟱𝟵𝗣𝗠 𝗠𝗢𝗡𝗗𝗔𝗬 𝟭𝟭/𝟭𝟬/𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭 - that is, three days before the AGM begins. All nominees will then be publicly revealed on our Facebook page. By nominating, you consent to having your photo displayed on our Facebook page. (More details on the form). https://unswscisoc.us12.list-manage.com/track/click... -------------------------------------------------- The agenda will be as follows: - Acknowledgement of country - Apologies - President's Report - Treasurer's Report - Arc Delegate's Report (if relevant) - Exec Nominations (featuring nominee profiles w/ pics) - Voting Time - Nomination Results - Closing remarks (including Business without Notice etc.) - Update executive details (including changing of bank signatories, a photoshoot etc.) The following positions are open for nomination and will be voted on IN this order: - President - Vice President of Marketing - Vice President of Socials - Vice President of Pubs / IT - Vice President of Externals x 2 - Treasurer - Secretary - Arc Delegate -------------------------------------------------- Other notes: As the AGM is on an academic date, there will be NO proxy voting. You may nominate yourself for at most 2 positions. You are expected to make ONLY ONE 2 minute speech at the AGM for your first preference role, with 2 minutes of time allocated for Q&A after your speech. You may talk about your suitability for your first preference role, or both roles you've nominated for, in this speech. We have NO CONFIDENCE enabled at the AGM - that is, all voting options will include "abstain" and a "no confidence" vote option - we will review no confidence on a case by case basis and we reserve the right to hold a revote or leave an executive position open if no suitable candidate is voted in (by majority of votes). We understand the AGM is a stressful time for all, and please do not hesitate to reach out to us on Facebook if you have any pressing questions about the AGM! Kind regards, 2021 SCISOC Executive Team

SCISOC EGM/Craft 'n' Care Night

October 2, 2021

SCISOC, we want YOU to help us envision and pave the way for our society in 2022! UNSW Science Society is holding an EGM to update our constitution and we want to ensure your voice is heard. The proposed constitutional amendments can be viewed here: https://docs.google.com/.../1-Rq0SpOgNQ1iN4hRVN7q.../edit... You can cast your proxy vote HERE: https://forms.gle/WzuT8BCC6pSeAFcT9 if you cannot make the time of meeting! The main purpose of this EGM is to implement major structural changes to our committee, including the opening (and closing) of Executive positions, as well as extending the responsibilities of our current portfolios. Afterwards, come and enjoy our ✨Craft n’ Care✨ Discord stations, where we’ll be engaging in various creative and relaxing activities, including mindful drawing/colouring✏️ a guided Bob Ross painting tutorial 🖼 and speed-rounds of Gartic Phone/Skribblio 📱 Whether you want to unleash your inner artist 🎨👩‍🎨 👨‍🎨 in our Arts n’ Craft stations, or unwind and reset your energy 💆‍♂️💆‍♀️💫 in our Self-Care stations 🍃🧘‍♀️, there’s a little something for everyone 💖 If you're new to the society and are interested in our AGM, this is YOUR chance to meet the team 🙂 What to bring: ✨ Yourself 🎨 Art Supplies (pencils, paint, a digital tablet/stylus, clay - whatever you desire!) 🖍 🧖‍♀️ Face Mask // Nail Polish 💅 (optional) 🧣 Comfy Attire 🍵 A steaming cup of tea/hot chocolate! We hope to see you all there! 🥳 —————————— 👥 Who: All Faculty Science Members are eligible to vote!! ⏰ When: 8-9PM, 2/10/2021 📍 Where: Zoom https://unswscisoc.us12.list-manage.com/track/click... then SCISOC Discord Playground https://discord.gg/7uNHqCVz ✨ Why: Good vibes ✌️😎

A Crack @ Telehealth

September 29, 2021

Didn’t do as much as you wanted last term, and want to do yourself justice in this one? Want a chance to prove your problem-solving and analytical skills in a real-world situation? Well, it’s time to crack a case with your friends!! Partnered with Eucalyptus, UNSW Science Society is proud to present our ✨𝗔 𝗖𝗿𝗮𝗰𝗸 @ 𝗧𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵✨, where you and your team will be cracking a case that is affecting many people around the world. This online case will give you an opportunity to meet up with industry professionals as they provide you with tips and tricks, and help you solve the case in the LIFELINE. ---------------- 𝗖𝗢𝗠𝗣𝗘𝗧𝗜𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗦𝗧𝗥𝗨𝗖𝗧𝗨𝗥𝗘 Teams of four will be given 80 minutes to solve a case question revolving around the theme of 𝘁𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗵𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵, which they will present to a panel of judges. Within the 80 minutes, teams will be given the ability to use their 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲, where one of our experts will provide advice with their solution. However, this 𝗹𝗶𝗳𝗲𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲 only lasts for ⏰𝟮𝟬 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝘂𝘁𝗲𝘀⏰!! After the 80 minutes, teams will be given 5 minutes to present their solution, and after final adjudication, the winners will be announced. 🌟𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗦:🌟 🥇: Invitation to a Eucalyptus Series B celebration (post-lockdown) 🥳 + Eucalyptus merchandise 👕 🥈: Eucalyptus merchandise 👕 The 2 best speakers overall: Coffee Chat with Eucalyptus representatives ☕️ + Eucalyptus merchandise 👕 ⚠️ 𝗞𝗘𝗬 𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗦 & 𝗗𝗘𝗔𝗗𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦 ⚠️ ⏰REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Tuesday 14th September ⏰REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: CLOSED!! ⏰CONFIRMATION OF TEAMS: Monday 27th September 11:59pm ⏰A CRACK @ TELEHEALTH EVENT: Wednesday 29th September 5-8pm 𝗥𝗲𝗴𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗟𝗶𝗻𝗸: https://forms.gle/wcaFJu1c1GxMmDKj6 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at externals@unswscisoc.org or on our Facebook page.

Meet Your Majors!

July 29, 2021

📰 𝗘𝗫𝗧𝗥𝗔!! 𝗘𝗫𝗧𝗥𝗔!! 🗞 𝗥𝗘𝗔𝗗 𝗔𝗟𝗟 𝗔𝗕𝗢𝗨𝗧 𝗜𝗧! ----- 🤔Not sure about what to do in the future? 🤔Questioning where a science degree can take you? 🤩Want to meet some amazing people who are the 'Einstein's' of their own industry? ----- Well look no further, as UNSW SCISOC Presents: ✨“Meet your Majors!”✨ This is an exclusive opportunity to be up and personal with industry specialists from the Big 4, major engineering firms and research organisations!! --- MEET YOUR MAJORS is an online live event that incorporates discussion and group networking with our wonderful speakers to empower you in the wide range of opportunities available to you as a science student. 🔬 Following this will be an open networking session, allowing science students to develop their understanding about the different science majors but more importantly, getting all those internship tips and tricks!! 💡 --- Don’t miss out on this 𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗤𝗨𝗘 𝗢𝗣𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗨𝗡𝗜𝗧𝗬 to interact with your fellow peers, our amazing speakers, and get to know them better in the networking sessions and ask them all you want to know about your major. Make sure to register as this event has ❗ VERY LIMITED SPOTS ❗ and participants will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis. --- 𝗜𝗠𝗣𝗢𝗥𝗧𝗔𝗡𝗧 𝗗𝗘𝗧𝗔𝗜𝗟𝗦: ⏰ Time: 6-8:30pm 📆 Date: Thursday, 29th July 2021 🏦 Location: ONLINE 🎓 Dress code: Smart-casual 📝 Registration link (please fill out form by Wednesday 5:00pm, 28th July 2021): --- 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♂️💨QUICK! CLICK BELOW BEFORE PLACES RUN OUT : https://forms.gle/Y5wuLbpBWFqQJcXs7

Cochlear Case Competition 2021

July 22, 2021

🌟Do you have an interest in consulting and tackling real-world problems? 🔥Have a burning passion in the field of STEM? 🔍Looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your problem-solving skills? ---------- UNSW Science Society is proud to present our ✨𝗖𝗼𝗰𝗵𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗲𝘁𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭✨. ---------- Through this case, you’ll be the given the opportunity to solve real-world problems, and discover the emergence of new and innovative technologies at Cochlear Limited. The case will give contestants an insight into biomedical design and development, combining business principles with STEM and engineering design. In teams, you’ll be able to develop your critical thinking abilities, and the application of your knowledge through a science/consulting lens! Finalists will be judged by representatives from Cochlear, and given the opportunity to speak with senior engineers and management. We strongly encourage student to register for our case, it's a fantastic opportunity to test and showcase your team’s analytical capabilities. ---------- 𝗣𝗹𝗲𝗮𝘀𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘁𝗲: This competition is open to UNSW students from ALL BACKGROUNDS in teams of 3-5. ---------- About Cochlear: Cochlear is a global leader in implantable hearing solutions. Founded in Sydney 1981, the company was formed with finance from the Australian government to commercialise the use of modern implant technology. Today, the company holds over two-thirds of the worldwide hearing implant market, having provided more than 550,000 implantable devices, helping people of all ages to lead full and active lives. ---------- Registrations are NOW OPEN through the here: TEAMS: https://forms.gle/bjitFB8ts6tkbm5A6 INDIVIDUAL: https://forms.gle/VYr4vV79hRGTDSTCA 🌟𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗣𝗥𝗜𝗭𝗘𝗦🌟: 𝟭𝘀𝘁 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲: Coffee Chat with Senior Engineer + Mock Group Assessment Centre with Feedback + UNSW Dean of Science $500 cash prize 𝟮𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲: Mock Group Assessment Centre with Feedback 𝟯𝗿𝗱 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝟰𝘁𝗵 𝗣𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗲: CV/ Cover Letter Review Note: If conditions allow, all finalists may be offered a potential site tour at the Cochlear LTD Manufacturing Plant. ⚠️𝗞𝗘𝗬 𝗗𝗔𝗧𝗘𝗦 & 𝗗𝗘𝗔𝗗𝗟𝗜𝗡𝗘𝗦⚠️ ⏰ CASE COMP CRASH COURSE : Friday 16th July 1:00PM - 3:00PM [Event Link: https://fb.me/e/1XUImSKS4] ⏰ REGISTRATIONS CLOSE: Thursday 22nd July - 9:00AM ⏰ CASE RELEASE: Thursday 22nd July - 5:00PM ⏰ SLIDE SUBMISSIONS DUE: Friday 30th July - 11:59PM ⏰ HEATS [ONLINE]: Tuesday 3rd August ⏰ FINALS [ONLINE]: Thursday 5th August 3-5pm If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at externals@unswscisoc.org.

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