Join us

Come and join us! We gather every month on zoom with meetups organised using slack and email, there’s three steps to join us:

  1. Read and follow our very simple rules
  2. Join the slack workspace at by emailing Duncan Hull or Steven Bradley
  3. Find the zoom meeting ID pinned in the #general channel, once you’ve joined the slack workspace. Please don’t share the details publicly, we don’t want to be hijacked by zoombombers

Besides communicating by slack and email (see below), you can also join some of our conversations on social media at and

Why don’t you (A) join us (B)? We’re friendly and our tables aren’t square they are round. CC BY-SA Venn diagram of an SQL Join by GermanX on Wikimedia Commons adapted using the Wikipedia app

Once you’ve joined the slack workspace, please feel welcome to post to the #paper-suggestions channel in the workspace for papers you’d like us to discuss in the future.

On email: as well as being posted to @everyone on slack every month, notifications of our meetings are also emailed to two mailing lists:

  1. 🇬🇧 The UK mailing list, which you can subscribe to by emailing with the text subscribe uki-sigcse-members yourfirstname yoursecondname in the body of your message
  2. 🌍 The worldwide members mailing list, which you can subscribe to by emailing with the text subscribe sigcse-members yourfirstname yoursecondname in the body of your message

If you’d like to join the Canterbury subgroup, contact Janet Carter or Sally Fincher and for the Glasgow subgroup contact Quintin Cutts. We look forward to seeing you, wherever you go. You might also be interested in…

Joining the

You don’t have to be a member of our parent organisation the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) but you might like to consider joining it if you’re not already a member, see Membership has many worthwhile benefits. The ACM is a large global community that aims to advance computing as as science and a profession, see video below on Why I Belong to ACM:

Join the Raspberry Pi Foundation seminars

The Raspberry Pi Foundation runs a free monthly series of seminars on Computing Education Research, see for details.


Congratulations to all the eagle eyed readers who spotted the typo in our slack workspace URL, SIGSCE should be SIGCSE. Unfortunately, the typo is baked into the URL now, so it’s not worth changing. Thanks to evreyone who pionted out the spelling mitsake. 🙏