MACS Community

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Master of Applied Computer Science students have a dedicated space in the Goldberg Computer Science Building. Learn more about resources that exist for you.

Student societies

The Master of Applied Computer Science program is heavily involved with the Dalhousie Computer Science Graduate Society (CSGS). CSGS organizes a number of events, which have included movie nights in the Goldberg Building auditorium, a series of hands-on hardware workshops, ski trips, and an in-house conference.

The Goldberg Computer Science Building is also home to an info desk, managed by the CS Society, which provides services like the sale of blank CDs, paper, pens, etc. The info desk is located on the second floor of the Goldberg Computer Science Building.

Read more about student life within the Faculty of Computer Science.

Technical support

Technical support of the Faculty of Computer Science provides computing services that includes hardware, software and support to the Faculty. To assist in this, they provide a Help Desk at the first floor of the Goldberg Computer Science Building. 

The Help Desk provides help on using the computer equipment owned by the Faculty. It is staffed primarily by co-op students. They can also be reached at or by calling (902) 494-2593.

Culture of respect 

The Faculty of Computer Science has a Culture of Respect in Computer Science (CORe-CS) committee working to enhance the learning, social and working environment for everyone in the Faculty of Computer Science by encouraging respectful and bias free behaviours through a process of engagement, communication and education. 

Confidential and informal points of contact are available - including a Faculty Navigator - for students that need help figuring out where to go to seek advice or support.