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  1. Spring Term Talk Submissions  — 29th November, 2021

    Submissions for our Spring Term talks are now open!

  2. October 2021 EGM Results  — 29th October, 2021

    On Friday 29 October 2021 we held an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to elect a new Press & Publicity Officer and one Ordinary Member, as well as pass an amendment to the constitution.

  3. EGM October 2021  — 19th October, 2021

    HackSoc will be holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Friday 29th October at 7pm!

  4. Autumn Term Talk Submissions  — 30th August, 2021

    Submissions for our Autumn Term talks are now open!

  5. HackSoc's IRC Channels Are Moving To libera.chat  — 25th May, 2021

    We're moving!

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Board Games and Cake

In one of the oldest and noblest traditions of HackSoc, we descend upon a room, play many boardgames, and eat much cake. Both boardgames and cake are brought along by members, so if you do enjoy the events, please consider bringing something along.

Virtual Games and Cake

Join us in adapting our age-old Boardgames and Cake to a virtual setting in our Discord server, where we check in with each other and play games including Jackbox and Uno! Unfortunately, we can't bring and share cake, but we can make our own and post them on Slack.


A weekly lunchtime event (weather and COVID-19 permitting) where we all meet and consume food near the CSE building. Feel free to grab yourself a lunch from Greggs, RCH, or Nisa, and come say hi!


In which we sit in a room en masse (or watch a YouTube Premiere) to hear the ramblings of someone who knows way too much about a very niche topic speaking about said topic. We then have a Q&A session. We aim for a healthy balance of members, alumni and industry speakers.


We gather in Discord and play a narrative video game together, voting on the story choices to make!