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Interschool Computing Competition

Tanglin is proud to be hosting the second annual Computing Games.

The Computer Science competition devised to promote and celebrate student's ability in the field of Computing. Student teams will compete in a variety of challenges from various disciplines, from hardware to coding, with the goal of being crowned The Computing Games Champions. Along with the challenges we have speakers attending to give students some insites into future careers, technology and the developing market of Computer Science.

"Computing is not about computers any more. It is about living" - Nicholas Negroponte

 

 

 

If you haven't registered yet click here

 

 

Our Partners

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Google

Developers of the most popular site on the internet. In more recent years branching out into hardware and wearable technology.

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CodeHS

CodeHS teaches coding online through well-crafted instructional materials supported continuously by the quality, personal attention of our enthusiastic tutors.

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Hewlett-Packard

HP is hardware giant producing everything from home computing to major server installations for multinational companies.

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Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University is a world leader in specialised computing courses are generously providing Nintendo 3DS for the grand prize winners.

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National University Singapore

The Department of Computer Science, has a long track record in grooming leaders for the IT workforce. The department's research includes AI and Computational Biology.

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DigiPen

As the world’s first college to offer a bachelor’s degree program dedicated to game development, DigiPen Institute of Technology has long been the top choice for students pursuing a career in the digital interactive media industries.

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Twitter

With only 140 characters you would have thought you couldn't much. However with 320 Million active users and over a billion unique site visits per month, not a lot happens without it being tweeted.

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Tanglin Trust

Tanglin Trust school has offered British Based Learning with an international perspective for 90 years and is proud to be hosting The Computing Games.

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Microsoft

Their mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to acheive more, and since 1975 they have been acheiving just that.

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Staffordshire University

Internationally-renowned for the quality of its courses, Staffordshire University has a global reputation for equipping students with the qualifications and skills to make a real impact in the world. Established in 1914, the University has a proud heritage of delivering inspiring, vocationally-led education for nearly 100 years
Through close links with industry, ongoing investment in first-class facilities and lecturers with real workplace expertise, we create graduates that are highly employable. 71% of our students went into graduate-level jobs within 6 months of graduating.
At Staffordshire University, we have invested heavily to ensure that whatever subject you study, you’ll be learning in an environment that reflects the world of work as closely as possible. When you enter your chosen career, you’ll be familiar with the equipment, up-to-date with the technology and better prepared to enjoy success in the world of work.
Our industry-leading facilities include:

  • Internationally-renowned Computing and Engineering facilities
  • Innovative Science Centre (opened in 2012 at a cost of £30 million)
  • State-of-the-art digital media and TV centres
  • Excellent Law School facilities
  • Forensic crime scene house
  • Human sciences laboratory

Staffordshire University offers courses that will challenge you, develop your knowledge and equip you with the skills and expertise demanded by employers globally.

The Challenges

There will be four challenges for each team to take part in on the day. All teams will compete in each competition. The teams will be judged on their speed accuracy and team work throughout the challenges.

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Google and Twitter Logic Challenge

Google and Twitter

Logic Challenge

A key skill for anyone working in Computing is their ability to break down problems and tackle them logically. Teams will take part in a series of mini challenges testing their communication, teamwork and problem solving.

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CodeHS Coding Challenge

CodeHS

Coding Challenge

No computing competition would be complete without some coding. Using CodeHS's online platform, students will have to complete programming challenges of increasing difficulty. Remember time is of the essence.

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HP Hardware Challenge

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Hardware Challenge

HP will be providing hardware that the students can use to complete this task. This challenge will test your knowledge of the physical world of Computing.

Pre-Release Material

Below are the details of the various challenges that will be running on the day. The PDF documents will breakdown what you must know, what you must prepare and how to practice!

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The DigiPen and NUS Computer Game Challenge

In the Computer Game Challenge teams will need to develop their own computer game to a specification. You will be required to demonstrate your game on the day with a presentation.
Click on the links below to find out more. Please follow the links below for more information.

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The Google and Twitter Logic Challenge

In this challenge the teams will be set logic puzzles that they should solve. These will be physical challenges involving a series of steps to find the most efficient solution.
Click on the link below to find out more. Please follow the link below for more information.

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The HP Hardware Challenge

HP will be providing hardware that the students can use to complete this task. This challenge will test your knowledge of the physical world of Computing. You will need to read up a little bit on hardware and make sure that you understand the major parts of a computer system.
Please follow the link below for more information.

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The CodeHS Programming Challenge

No computing competition would be complete without some coding. Using CodeHS's online platform, students will have to complete programming challenges of increasing difficulty. Remember time is of the essence.
Please follow the link below for more information.

Speakers

As part of the day we are lucky to be welcoming speakers to tell us more about working in the industry, the future of technology and career paths.

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Gary Lim

TalkIndustry Landscape and Careers
FromMicrosoft

Gary Lim is the Senior Partners-in-Learning Director at Microsoft. In his role, Gary is responsible for helping to transform the education agenda for the 21st century through successful execution of a broad set of initiatives within Singapore and the region. He engages with Educators, Government and Policy Leaders as their trusted advisor to ensure all stakeholders are provided with the latest in education technology to enhance learning outcomes and ensure a steady pool of future-ready individuals. Gary also sits on various committees where he contributes his time and insights with the primary focus on skills development in the infocomm sector.

Prior to joining Microsoft, Gary spent a large part of his career in academia as a senior faculty member where he was responsible for spearheading education partnerships to enable Singapore’s infocomm manpower needs to be adequately met. Key to his achievements was the launch of the Microsoft-Nanyang Polytechnic Cloud Innovation Centre, a world’s first cloud innovation centre in an academic institution during its launch. Gary also advocated the use of new teaching methodologies such as flipped classroom in the various diploma programs which he was overseeing. Through this advocacy, Gary established the deployment of Surface devices across campus via the Surface for Edu offer in 2013. Gary was also involved in policy and roadmap formulation at the organizational level and have led efforts in audit & compliance strategies pertaining to cloud security.

He will be talking about future developments in the industry and possible career choices to help you get ahead in this ever increasing market.

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Cristian Astudillo

TalkLife in the Games Industry
FromDigiPen

With more than 10 years of game development experience, Cristian Astudillo's work has taken him to countries across the world, including Spain, England and Singapore. Now, Cristian brings his unique understanding of cultural differences and diverse game development skills to DigiPen as a lecturer for the Department of Game Software Design and Production.

Cristian has participated in a variety of game projects, including games for children, educational titles, augmented reality systems, and triple-A productions. His game development credits span companies such as SEGA, Disney, Sony, and Ubisoft, and Cristian has worked on such games as Planet 51, Disney Universe, Wonderbook: Book of Spells, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, and Assassin’s Creed Unity.

We all dream of writing and being involved in the production of our favourite games. Cristian will be telling you how it happens and how you might break into this competitive field.

Competition Details

Registration will close on the 18th of April

Thank you for everyone who has alread registered we look forward to seeing you at the competition

If you haven't registered yet click here

The Computing Games

VenueTanglin Trust School
Address95 Portsdown Road, 139299
Date24th May 2016
TimeDoors Open: 8.00am
BringSchool ID

Food and Drinks are provided throughout the day including Lunch.

You will need to bring any prepared materials you require.

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Contact Us

If you want more information feel free to drop us a message.

Tanglin Trust School

AddressTanglin Trust School, 95 Portsdown Road, 139299
Emailthecomputinggames@tts.edu.sg
Telephone+65 67703466
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