the computer science society

At the University of York

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hacker [n.]

  1. (RFC 1392) a person who delights in having an intimate understanding of the internal workings of a system, computers and computer networks in particular.
  2. (apocryphal) someone who makes furniture with an axe.

HackSoc is the University of York's Computer Science society. We run a healthy mix of academic and social events (see the calendar on the main page), including weekly social events in our Discord server. If any of our events sound interesting to you, great! Feel free to just turn up to anything that catches your eye. If you'd like regular updates on what's happening in HackSoc, don't forget to sign up to our mailing list or follow us on Twitter!

Look out for our posters in the Computer Science department.

We're available through email, IRC, and Twitter! We also have a mailing list which we use for announcements, such as our weekly email.

Email (Society Account)
Email (Mailing List)
Join our Discord
#hacksoc on irc.libera.chat


The HackSoc committee consists of a Chair, Secretary, and Treasurer who must all be students, furthermore, there is a Social Secretary, Academic Events Officer, Press and Publicity Officer, Infrastructure Officer, and 3 Ordinary Members.

Iris Scoffin, second year computer science undergraduate
Chester Wringe, computer science research postgraduate
Morgan McKay, third year computer science and maths undergraduate
Social Secretary
Press and Publicity (position jointly held)
Clara Hohenlohe, third year computer science undergraduate
Jessica Russell, third year computer science undergraduate
Academic Events Officer
Infrastructure Officer
Adam Birtles, third year computer science undergraduate
Ordinary Officers
Ash Holland, fourth year computer science undergraduate
Daniel Allinson, computer science undergraduate, currently on year in industry