Microthon The Hackathon for Mini People!

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Spread the word, folks! We’re running our very first student-led hackathon for younger students in May – we’re calling it the microthon!

Featuring the brand new and shiny Micro:bit from BBC, it promises to be a blast! This time it’s for Junior and Middle Schoolers. Best of all, it’s open to both local and international schools 🙂
More information at microthon.wordpress.com

#codeathon (18 & 19 March)

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codeathon is a learning-intensive hackathon experience for complete beginners to build app prototypes with friends. Through weekend introductory courses, ongoing learning and mentorship concluding in an online submission, you will be able to go from zero to building an app for gender equality for an audience.
This March 18-19 at The IDEAS Hub, UWCSEA, 1207 Dover Rd, Singapore 139654, limited tickets available at http://bit.ly/codeathontix!
#codeathon is proudly supported by the U.S. State Department as part of the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI), the US-ASEAN Business Council, The IDEAS Hub @ UWCSEA and the UN Women Singapore Committee.

Creative Coding Meetup (16 Feb)

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The IDEAS Hub will be hosting the Creative Coding SG Meet Up  this Thursday. The group tries to bring people interested in the creative, artistic, beautiful, sometimes crazy side of coding together.
They will be screening a new documentary called CLOUDS. CLOUDS is about creativity and code — an interactive conversation with 40 different artists, hackers, and thinkers who are revolutionizing art and design on the internet.
Date: 16 February (Thursday)
Time: 7pm to 9.30pm
Venue: IDEAS Hub@ Dover (above the Middle School Office)
Register here: http://bit.ly/2kNmfLo
*Light Refreshments will be provided.
This event is open to both the UWCSEA community and the public so feel free to invite your friends and bring some popcorn!

Be An IDEAS Hub Volunteer

Be a IDEAS Hub Volunteer today!

The IDEAS Hub needs you! We are looking for volunteers to help out with daily activities and facilitate projects. As a volunteer, you will get training on different skills throughout the year to prepare for our many interesting activities.

Volunteer Orientation Sessions@IDEAS Hub is a 2 day hands-on workshop where volunteers will be able to learn how to use the equipment available at the hub. As an IDEAS Hub Volunteer, you will have the opportunity to shape the culture of a new innovation space for the UWCSEA community.

The sessions are open to Parents, Staff and Alumni of UWCSEA. Students will be able to join the IDEAS Hub Leaders CCA if they would like to be involved with the space.
To be a Volunteer at the IDEAS Hub, you will need to attend both training sessions (4 and 11 February).
For more information, please email Melanie Tan, Programme Manager at IDEAS Hub at melanieuwc@uwcsea.edu.sg