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HackaSoton

External Engagement

HackaSoton is a student-led community of skillful and passionate developers and tech-lovers who look for constant improvement by putting their knowledge in practice through entrepreneurial, technical and engineering competitions, conferences and events..


Our community has a very strong entrepreneurial drive and values – we not only encourage engineers towards being business oriented, innovative and disruptive, but we also promote the incredible engineering culture among non-technical individuals.

Our vision consists on bridging the wide gap between technical and non-technical individuals, as for years, both literally speak completely different languages, and therefore cannot achieve an effective communication.

To achieve our vision we organize events around the UK - we have organized numerous events in Southampton including the Startup Weekend 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015, the SVC2UK 2013, several RHoK's, and we have even organized events in Romania and Slovenia.

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Membership Information

These are the current membership plans offered by HackaSoton, although many groups offer a free period for new members to try out their group.

  • Year Membership (£5)
    HackaSoton is a society that certainly gives more than it takes from its members. We want to provide our members with the best Hackathon experience. To do this we attract high-profile sponsors to help us financially but also give our members the opportunity to get in to the corporate world. We decided to charge a membership fee in exchange for some extra benefits. ₤5 - Basic member: • Free entrance to all our events. • Entrance to the welcome event giveaway. • Free Switch Loyalty Card (Gives you discounted entrance and perks). • Tons of free food, refreshments, and equipment to fuel you while you create your Start up!
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This Years Committee

All student groups within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for HackaSoton this year are:

  • Ioannis Ravanis
    President
  • Michael Paulsen-Forster
    Secretary
  • Amy Fearn
    Finance Executive
  • Andrei Rusu
    Marketing Executive
  • Jamie Scott
    Webmaster

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