Activities and Announcements


Activities and Announcements:

February 19, 2019

Artificial Intelligence & Networking Forum – CS & E Department organized "Artificial Intelligence & Networking Forum" on February 19, 2019. Various distinguished speakers from Jubail University college (Male Branch) were invited. The purpose of this forum was to discuss about the latest trends in Artificial Intelligence & Networking.

February 4, 2019

Field Training workshop – Filed Training workshop was organized by Ms. Sarah Sayahi on February 4, 2019.

January 22, 2019

How to choose a computer that suits your needs – A workshop on "How to choose a computer that suits your needs was organized by Ms. Sumiah Al alwani on January 22, 2019. The purpose of this workshop was to explain the various specifications that should be considered while buying a computer

January 19, 2019

CS Research and Public Segmentation Workshop – CS Research and public segmentation workshop was organized by Dr. Ruchi Tuli on January 19, 2019. The purpose of this workshop was to give an introduction on Research, the research methods in computer science and the stages in the research process.          

December 5, 2018

Research Day – Research day was organized on December 5, 2018 where the CS students presented their research projects for their courses.

November 26-27, 2018

Fix+Booth – Fix+ booth is a software – hardware fixing booth, where the members of the club participate in profitable events to raise money – that will be invested in the club's budget– by offering multiple software/hardware dedicated services such as installing different software and cleaning hardware gadgets. Picture bellow demonstrates the services the fix+  team provides

along with prices.


November 19, 2018

Mentor-Mentee workshop – Mentor-mentee workshop was conducted by Ms. Sarah Sayahi. It was a meeting session with the students to discuss their problems.


November 18, 2018

Computer Science X Astronomy – The CS club organized an electronic Booth to introduce computing in Astronomy. The main aim was to make the students learn how is computer science contributing in Astronomy Science, in form or a virtual booth.


November 13, 2018

GitHub workshop – The workshop aimed at introduction to GitHub for students, as it is an essential tool for computer science graduates. The students were given an introduction to GitHub interface and functionalities and creating projects and sharing forks with other contributors.


November 11, 2018

Thunkable App development workshop – This workshop aimed at introducing an App development tool "Thunkable", which is a platform to build mobile apps and contributing to the community outside the college. By Sharing knowledge of Computer Science related activities, and enhance the learning experience of younger generations. The students in this workshop will be able to build two applications. They will be simulated to design the interface by their own preferences by choosing where to add their buttons and what function each button will have.


October 16, 2018

Ist Forum discussion on "Social Engineering" – On 15th October, 2018,  Ist Forum discussion for the CS faculty started with the topic "Social Engineering". The forum discussion was initiated by Ms. Saba Al Faify and Ms. Mona Al Luwaym. The purpose of the forum discussion is to share knowledge on current technology.

October 15, 2018

Field Training Report (FTR) workshop for CS trainees – On 15th October, 2018,  a workshop on "Report Writing" for the CS Trainees who are presently doing Field Training in various companies inside and outside Jubail was conducted. The aim of this workshop is to advise the students on how to professionally write the final Field Training Report (FTR). The various sections of FTR were discussed. The Trainees were asked to include proper citations. Presentation and Style of writing the report was also discussed in the workshop.

October 10, 2018

Elderly Technology (ET) Hackathon –  Hackathon competition was organized on October 10, 2018. In this competition the teams were formed with members from different majors. The aim was to compete to deliver innovative solutions to improve elderly people experience with technology.


October 8-9, 2018

Game Design Development workshop – Game design development workshop was organized on October 8-9, 2019. The objective of this workshop was to make students learn how to develop games. The students were given some game development concepts using Unity Program.


September 19, 2018

Basic Graphics workshop – The Computer Science Club organized a Basic graphics Workshop on September 19, 2018. The purpose of the workshop was to teach students how to design and create cool posters, logos, animated videos and more!


September 18, 2018

Logical Thinking workshop – Logical thinking is the process in which one uses consistent reasoning to come to a conclusion. The Computer Science Club organized a Logical Reasoning Workshop on September 18, 2018. The purpose of this workshop was to develop/ improve the logical thinking of the students and to enable them to better understand what they had read or been shown.

September 17, 2018

CS Freshman Orientation – An orientation for the freshman students was conducted on September 27, 2018.  All freshman students were invited to attend the orientation in order for them to learn about the department's activities

September 11, 2018

How to Study the Programming courses – A workshop on how to study the programming courses was given by Ms. Sarah Al Mulhim to freshman students.   This workshop was intended for the freshman students to obtain a basic understanding of the approach to be taken when designing a program as well as actually writing small programs to solve specific problems. It was designed for those with no or little prior experience of programming.


September 2, 2018

New Prep-year student orientation – An orientation was conducted by JUC for prep-year students on September 2, 2018 at MPH. Ms. Saba Al faify was the representative from CS department. The purpose of the orientation session was to facilitate the smooth settlement of the first time college comers.


February 21, 2017

Lecture on "Soft Skills Required by Employers" –  : The Department of Computer Science and Engineering has conducted a lecture to the College students on Tuesday, 21st of February, 2017, in the Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH). The lecture was entitled (Soft Skills Required by Employers), presented by two of Saudi experts from the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden); Engr. Majed ALShanqeeti, Director, ICT-SS Customer Relationships Management, Information & Communication Tech Shared Services, and Mr. Khalid AL Nufaie, Sr. Specialist, HR Planning & Capability Development, Strategic Talent Management. Mr. Khalid AL Nufaie started the lecture by presenting the importance of soft skills to secure a job, using Ma'aden Company as an example. He explained the multiple skills required in the labor market in addition to the academic and certification qualifications. He listed a number of competencies and skills, such as communication skills and teamwork, cooperation and problem-solving skills, and conflict-resolution skills as well the skills of the ability to make decisions, leadership and self-motivation.

Engr. Majed Al-Shangiti started his presentation by presenting the JUC vision and mission and comparing between the educational outcomes of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering  - as an example -  and the expected  input from the new graduate when joining a company, such as Ma'aden. He explained the techniques of summarizing an educational life journey into a 40- minute-interview and what interviewers are looking for, recommending some tips for preparing a resume to secure an interview and some tips to maximize the "employability", such as the appearance and punctuality and the need to convince employers what you can add to the organization and what makes you different from another candidate for the same job.

The lecture was attended by the College Deputy for Academic Affairs, Dr. Saleh al-Zahrani, Dr. Bashir Ghandi, Chairperson for Computer Science and Engineering – Male Branch, Ms. Tabassum Sultana, Chairperson for Computer Science and Engineering – Female Branch, in addition to a number of faculty members from both branches and a large number of male and female students

 

February 14, 2017

Seminar on "Teaching Strategies" –  : Teaching Strategies seminar discussed some techniques that the faculty members can adopt to improve student learning.  Dr. Mariam Elhussein from Dammam University was invited as a speaker. The Speaker insisted that the teaching style should consider the different types of learners like visual, auditory, kinetic etc. and the learning environment needs to be more interactive.

January 11, 2017

Seminar on "Classroom Management Strategies" –  : Professional Development Seminar on Classroom Management. Ms. Navdeep Kaur was invited to give a speech on the said topic to the Computer Science Faculty Members. She discussed several behavior challenges of students like hyperactivity, attention-seeking, distractive students and the strategies to help to improve the behavior management in the classroom. She insisted that every student of the class has to be engaged in the curriculum and she suggested some ways to keep the students engaged. The seminar was fruitful for the faculty members.

December 21, 2016

Student Project Exhibition –  JUC's Female Branch held its annual Student Projects Exhibition on Wednesday 21st of December 2016. The aim of the exhibition was to allow our students a forum to express their creativity, talents and knowledge. A total of 74 projects were exhibited, with all the departments participating. The projects were varied with topics such as marketing and innovation, history and technical projects, recycling and environmental conservation being touched upon. The smart Mirror Application Project from the CS students won the prize.

December 14, 2016

Hackathon –  The hackathon basically is a design sprint-like event in which computer programmers were involved in software development, including graphic designers, interface designers, project managers to collaborate intensively on software projects. The event was held in MPH and there more than 100 attendees. 8 teams from CS and MIS departments participated in this event. The teams were judged by Ms. Zasriati Azla Sabot, Ms. Kavitha Ganesan, Ms. Anwar Al Shehri and Ms. Rawan Nassef. The 3 winners were chosen and honoured.

 

December 6, 2016

Student – Faculty and Chairperson Meeting –  A Faculty-student Meeting was conducted by CS department on 6th December, 2016. Faculty members and students of CS Program attended the said meeting.  The main aim of the gathering was to give opportunity to students to raise their concerns, if there is any, and to establish a more conducive learning environment in the department.

November 27-29, 2016

Ata'a Charity Campaign – The CS club participated in the campaign by conducting a booth for maintenance services such as installing programs and formatting for low prices.

November 23, 2016

Programming Languages Day – The main purpose of the activity is to give the CS club members the opportunity to use and present their knowledge of the programming languages and to give the visitors a brief description about the different programming languages in an interesting way. The CS club members discussed about 11 different programming languages.

                          

November 3, 2016

Workshop on Report Writing – On 2nd November 2016, Ms. Ganesan Kavitha conducted a workshop on "Report Writing" for the CS Trainees who are presently doing Field Training in various companies inside and outside Jubail. The aim of this workshop is to advise the students on how to professionally write the final Field Training Report (FTR). The various sections of FTR were discussed. The Trainees were asked to include proper citations. Presentation and Style of writing the report was also discussed in the workshop.

October 27, 2016

VPN – The main purpose of the activity discuss the VPN technology, describe its features and how this technology can be used to reveal the submerged applications..

October 24, 2016

SABIC Field Visit – A field visit to IT department of SABIC was conducted by Ms. Sara Mulhim for the graduating students. The objective is to bridge the gaps between theory education and the industries and expose the upcoming female IT graduates to different IT career options and work fields available..

October 19, 2016

Orientation on Field Training – On 19th October 2016, Ms. Ganesan Kavitha conducted a workshop on "Briefing on Field Training" for the CS Trainees who are currently doing Field Training in various companies inside and outside Jubail. The aim of this workshop is to remind the Trainees about the requirements of the Field Training like Weekly Log, Formal Agreement, Field Training Report, etc. The Trainees were also informed about the two visits to be made by the Academic Supervisor to the company. The evaluation by the college on the Field Training Report, Skills Acquired, and Oral Examination were also elaborated to the Trainees.

October 12, 2016

CS Club is supporting the Pink - Members of the CS club presented a booth in the MPH to support the Breast Cancer campaign, by displaying all the applications that help those who infected with the disease in order to communicate together, attend their events, and read their blogs.

 

October 6, 2016

Freshman Orientation – An orientation for the freshman students was conducted on October 6, 2016.  All freshman students were invited to attend the orientation in order for them to learn about the department's activities

October 5, 2016

Code & Coffee - A weekly activity, in each and every time there will be a specific technology topic to have a conversation about.  At this time, it was a friendly meeting for the new club members, and for the current one's   in order to introduce the club activities in the last semester and in the current semester. Then after that the students gathered around a table and discuss the latest technology of the cellphones (iPhone 7) and the shortages in the device, along with the expected problems in the new technology. 

September 27, 2016

Opening ceremony of CS Club and registration – The CS-Club Supervisor present a short Promo and a presentation about the club and its activities in front of the audience in the MPH. At the same time, the CS-Club Officers and Members organized the club booth. They prepared simple gifts for the registered students, and have an interesting introduction for club. The students were so interesting about the plan of the club and we have a high number of registered students..

 

 

May 30, 2016

IT Symposium '16 – The Department organized IT Symposium '16 on May 31, 2016 under the theme "Innovation in Educational Research Methods" as part of Professional Development programme. Academicians from various fields were invited to share their experience.

 


September 11, 2018

How to Study the Programming courses – A workshop on how to study the programming courses was given by Ms. Sarah Al Mulhim to freshman students.   This workshop was intended for the freshman students to obtain a basic understanding of the approach to be taken when designing a program as well as actually writing small programs to solve specific problems. It was designed for those with no or little prior experience of programming.

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September 2, 2018

New Prep-year student orientation – An orientation was conducted by JUC for prep-year students on September 2, 2018 at MPH. Ms. Saba Al faify was the representative from CS department. The purpose of the orientation session was to facilitate the smooth settlement of the first time college comers.

cs2.pngACHIEVEMENTS:

Computer science student Atheer Alqarni won the gold medal in Graphic design skill in Skills National Competition – Eastern Province hosted by Technical and Vocational Training Corporation with the sponsorship of Royal Highness Prince Ahmed bin Fahad bin Salman, where she is advanced to compete on a national level.