HackSoc
the computer science society

At the University of York

Servers: runciman klaxon latona apollo diana

  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!

  6. Summer Term Talk Submissions  — 22nd March, 2021

    Submissions for our Summer Term talks are now open!

  7. AGM 2021 Results  — 5th March, 2021

    It'll take more than a global pandemic to stop the HackSoc AGM!

  8. AGM 2021  — 26th February, 2021

    HackSoc will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Friday 5th March at 6pm!

  9. Our 2021 AGM Will Be Online  — 30th January, 2021

    HackSoc will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on the 5th of March 2021!

  10. Spring Term Talk Submissions  — 23rd November, 2020

    Submissions for our Spring Term talks are now open!

  11. Autumn Term Talk Submissions  — 8th September, 2020

    Submissions for our Autumn Term talks are now open!

  12. The 2020 Fresher's Fair  — 1st September, 2020

    YUSU have released a statement about how Freshers' Fair will go forth this year. We have opinions.

  13. Summer Term Talk Submissions  — 12th April, 2020

    Submissions for our Summer Term talks are now open!

  14. AGM 2020 Results  — 1st March, 2020

    We had this year's AGM!

  15. AGM 2020  — 21st February, 2020

    HackSoc will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in CSE/102&103 on Friday 28th February at 7pm!

  16. Spring Term Talk Submissions  — 9th October, 2019

    Submissions for our Spring Term talks are now open!

  17. Autumn Term Talks Scheduled  — 18th September, 2019

    Talks for the autumn term have now been scheduled!

  18. Call for Talk Submissions  — 19th June, 2019

    We're opening submissions for our talks in autumn term!

  19. EGM Results  — 14th June, 2019

    Before Film Night on Friday 14th June, we held an EGM to find an Ordinary Member following a resignation. We have 15 people voting, meeting our quorum of 15 votes. Voting was carried out using the Alternative Vote (AV) system. The results are:

  20. EGM for Ordinary Member  — 7th June, 2019

    Following the resignation of one of our committee's Ordinary Members, we are holding an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) to find a replacement.

  21. AGM results  — 1st March, 2019

    We had another AGM!

  22. AGM 2019  — 14th February, 2019

    It's that time of the year again – AGM time!

  23. New servers: Latona, Apollo, and Diana  — 10th January, 2019

    After months of work and preparation, our three new servers are ready to use - and hosted on campus!

  24. New ordinary member - EGM results  — 26th October, 2018

    We held an EGM on Friday to fill the role of Ordinary Member. We had 25 people voting, fulfilling our quorum of 17 votes. Voting was carried out using the Alternative Vote (AV) system. Here are the results:

  25. EGM for Ordinary Member  — 19th October, 2018

    Due to a resignation on the HackSoc Committee, there will be an EGM (Extraordinary General Meeting - a meeting which isn't the Annual General Meeting) held very shortly.

  26. AGM 2018 results  — 9th March, 2018

    We had our AGM! we had 19 people voting.

  27. AGM 2018  — 6th March, 2018

    It's time for an AGM again! We're expecting to have the AGM on Friday the 9th of March, but will confirm with an email once we have a booking.

  28. Get your ticket for a day full of fascinating old computers.  — 9th October, 2017

    Note, this has been and gone, this news item is still here for reference.

  29. A P&P officer, at last!  — 5th October, 2017

    We have a new Press and Publicity officer!

  30. AGM Results 2017!  — 3rd March, 2017

    After an exciting committee election at the AGM, we have elected a new committee of HackSoc!

  31. AGM Week 8  — 5th February, 2017

    Coming up later this term is our Annual General Meeting (AGM), when we elect a brand new committee to be in charge of the society's day-to-day operations. This is your opportunity to run for a committee position, and take charge.

  32. Introduction to Programming Workshop  — 16th January, 2017

    Have you ever considered giving coding a try? The society for Computer Science, HackSoc, is hosting an introductory workshop on Python programming for beginners as part of the YUSU Give It A Go week, with no experience required.

  33. AGM Results  — 21st February, 2016

    We held the AGM on Friday, and have a new committee! We'll be having a committee meeting during CoffeeScript this week to figure out what we're doing.

  34. AGM Week 7  — 7th February, 2016

    Coming up later this term is our Annual General Meeting (AGM), when we elect a brand new committee to be in charge of the society's day-to-day operations. This is your opportunity to run for a committee position, take charge, and improve the society in ways you like.

  35. EGM results  — 31st July, 2015

    Congratulations to Oliver Downard who is our new secretary, replacing Michael Mokrysz! He was voted in with 6 votes, 3 abstentions and 1 vote for re-open nominations!

  36. AGM results  — 26th February, 2015

    The committee is dead, long live the committee!

  37. Mini Game Jam  — 14th November, 2014

    Theme: Hold The Line

  38. AGM Results  — 8th February, 2014

    Same bat-committee, same bat-society.

  39. AGM Update  — 29th January, 2014

    The AGM will be held on Friday the 7th of February, at 19:30, in G/001.

  40. AGM Week 5  — 22nd January, 2014

    As you may know, this term we are having our AGM! We need to hold elections, and this is your opportunity to seize power and overthrow the old regime!

  41. Website Changes  — 20th January, 2014

    You may have noticed that the website now looks subtly different.

  42. HackSoc Sponsored by Bytemark  — 20th January, 2014

    As you may know, over the Christmas break, Bytemark very kindly started sponsoring us, and have provided a BigV account, on which we have two VMs: runciman and klaxon. This is really awesome of them, as we were expecting maybe a small server if we were lucky, but they (runciman, at least) are pretty powerful!