Be Part of the UPLB COSS Computer Science Week 2013

The University of the Philippines Los Baños Computer Science Society is an academic organization which aims to inform the Philippine community on the current trends and developments in the field of Computer Science.

We would like to invite you to the annual celebration of the UPLB COSS Computer Science Week. This event has six activities:

Computer Science Week Exhibit


The exhibit will showcase what mobile technology is, how it came to be and its current developments. The exhibit will run from January 14-18, from 7:00 am – 7:00 pm in the Physical Sciences Bldg., UP Los Baños.

Web Master’s Design Contest

UPLB_COSS_Webmaster Challenge

The Web Master’s Contest is a web design contest where the participants’ skill in HMTL and CSS will be tested. It is open to all the students in the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

Inter-lab and Inter-school Code Wars

UPLB_COSS Interweb

Code Wars is a programming competition for students from different schools and computer science students within the university.

Career Orientation and Job Fairs

UPLB COSS Career Orientation

The career orientation is where employers get to offer the students insights on their possible future careers. This will be held on January 14 from 1 pm to 4pm in the NCAS Auditorium, UP Los Baños and will be attended by speakers from different companies and by participants from the University and other invited colleges. Participants usually range from Computer Science and IT students to Development Communication students but students from all courses are invited to attend. Colleges invited in the Code Wars competition will also be invited to attend here.

Job Fairs are where companies can find potential recruits. Students may approach company representatives and inquire about the company and apply for an OJT or a more permanent position in the company. Companies may hold exams and interviews in the fair. The Job Fair is held near the exhibit with the dates of the fair depending on the sponsorship agreement between UPLB COSS and the company.

Jeopardy Quiz Contest

UPLB COSS Jeopardy Quiz

The Jeopardy Quiz Contest is a General Information Quiz Contest whose mechanics are similar to that of the Jeopardy Game Show. Its participants come from students of different courses from all over the university.

Games Day


Games Day is a computer game competition open to the public and is the last activity of the Computer Science Week. The winning team receives a portion of the pot coming from the registration fees of the participants. This year, we will host a League of Legends competition.

To learn more about the UPLB COSS Computer Science Week activities, you can like their Facebook Page: or follow them on Twitter at

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