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This site is a personal site intended for those who studied Computer Science honours year in 1987 at the Basser Department of Computer Science, University of Sydney.

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    1987 vs 2022

    Photo Albums

    2022 35th Graduation Anniversary Reunion

    2022 35th Graduation Anniversary Reunion

    We had our 35th graduation anniversary reunion on 25 May 2022 4pm. University of Sydney graciously booked two rooms for us (with the help of John McQueen who unfortunately couldn’t attend).

    2022 Reunion Dinner

    2022 Reunion Dinner

    For our 2022 reunion, we had dinner at Otto Noorba - a Turkish-Italian restaurant on Glebe Point Rd. Photos by Stuart Pook and Chris Tham.

    2022 Reunion (Stuart's photos)

    2022 Reunion (Stuart's photos)

    Photos from our reunion at University of Sydney in 2022. Taken by Stuart Pook.

    2022 Reunion (Chris's photos)

    2022 Reunion (Chris's photos)

    Photos from our reunion at University of Sydney in 2022. Taken by Chris Tham.

    2021 Zoom Call

    2021 Zoom Call

    Zoom Call organised by Thomas, and attended by Hugh, Suk Wah, Gary and Sing Guat, Luis.

    Graduation Dinner

    Graduation Dinner

    After our graduation, a group of us (including some staff) went to a graduation dinner at a restaurant that I cannot remember the name of (can someone please help me!).

    Graduation

    Graduation

    Pictures from our graduation in 1988. This is taken at the lawn outside the main building of the University of Sydney.

    Photos from Hugh

    Photos from Hugh

    Various photos from Hugh’s archive.

    Common Room

    Common Room

    The honours common room was used by us as a place to study, log on to the computer, chat, and relax. Some of us practically lived here, sleeping on sleeping beds.

    Yum Cha

    Yum Cha

    A yum cha session at Chinatown featuring members of the honours students plus staff.

    Madsen

    Madsen

    These photos are taken outside the Madsen building. It was towards the end of the year, and I think we were all realising we would hopefully be graduating soon, so we took these photos.

    Badminton Court

    Badminton Court

    The basement of the Madsen building contained a room (intended as a bomb shelter) large enough for a makeshift badminton court.

    Getty Images

    Getty Images

    Images retrieved from Getty Images archive. Taken as part of a Sydney Morning Herald article entitled “Hacking a safer world for computers”

    Wentworth Building Food Court

    Wentworth Building Food Court

    The Wentworth Building houses the Student Union, and there was a food court that we frequented for meals.

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