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About SESA

SESA is the Software Engineering Students Association for students and alumni of the Software Engineering programme at the University of Auckland. We organise and run events for members such as career workshops, game nights, and industry talks with our sponsors.

Where necessary we also act as a liaison between the department and the SOFTENG students, raising any relevant issues (course content, difficulties in learning).

How to Join

To join SESA, fill out this form. Joining is 100% free. Follow the instructions on the form to become a member, even if you did this last year. Membership doesn't roll over so you need to fill out this form each year!

Once you have filled out the form, don't forget to join the Facebook Group, where most of our discussion happens!

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Latest News

2021 End of Year Wrap-up

by Aiden Burgess

2021 exec photo

We would like to thank all our members and sponsors for making this year our most successful yet! We held 32 events over 2021, with an increased focus on collaboration and variety!

Again, we faced challenges this year, with lockdowns both at the start of the year and the end of the year. However, with experience from our last year, we rolled with the punches and hosted many events under these conditions.

This year had the most exciting and impactful changes for the club in recent memory. The logo and website (www.sesa.org.nz) was redesigned, we overhauled our marketing strategy by using Instagram and Weekly Digests to better connect with our members, and we revamped our exec team structure.

Together with WDCC, we hosted our first Hackathon! With over 130 students competing, it was the largest student-lead hackathon in NZ. 30 industry mentors attended to help support the students develop a pro-crastination invention!

Exec for 2021

  • Sreeniketh Raghavan
  • Aiden Burgess
  • Jennifer Lowe
  • Oliver Chamberlain
  • Matthew Jakeman
  • Dave Shin
  • Rawiri Hohepa
  • Kelly Blincoe
  • Beverley Sun
  • Alex Verkerk
  • Seif Younes
  • Jessica Fenwick
  • Di Kun Ong

Gold Sponsors

  • Datacom
  • ecoPortal
  • IMC Trading

Silver Sponsors

  • Atlassian
  • Commonwealth Bank
  • Denko
  • Honeywell
  • Jane Street
  • SandField
  • Serato
  • Sylo

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