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One of CISSA’s main objectives for 2017 was to address an issue that occurs with many hackathons, where teams don’t continue pursuing their ideas after the hackathon weekend is over.

We’ve seen this issue first hand with our annual hackathon CodeBrew. Although the energy levels post-hackathon are extremely high and students are excited at the possibility of continuing on, due to various reasons it doesn’t happen as often as we’d like.

CodeBrew has been running successfully for the past three years now, and we’ve differentiated it from others with our yearly themes tied to social causes. Catalyst was the next step for us to take things further and offer students the opportunity and platform to work on meaningful ideas to solve real issues facing our local communities. …


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Hey everyone, and welcome to CISSA’s newest endeavour! This blog is going to be a space dedicated to updating you guys on everything going on in CISSA, as well as any relevant technology and industry news.

To kick things off, we’re going to review what we got up to in semester one.

We started off the year with a ‘Welcome Back’ barbeque, where we got the chance to meet you guys and let you know more about us. …

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