What do we do?

The Society does everything from charity events to teaching! We like to create events around the following areas:

Play
University life can be tough and that’s why it’s important you have the opportunity to blow off steam. From regular meet ups in men’s bar to bar crawls to paintballing there will be plenty of opportunity to relax and let your hair down.
Learn
An equally big part of NUCATS, is learning. It is great if you already have computing or technology skills to share but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. We offer the opportunity with programmes such as beginner python sessions to learn new programming languages right from scratch.
Educate
A big part of NUCATS, is educating people on the latest technologies and how to get the most out of them. We give members the opportunity to share their skills through schemes such as code club but also actively encourage members to share their knowledge through our forums.

Past Events

We have done dozens of events in the small period we have been a society! Here is just a taster of some of the events.

Our Committee

The Committee have all been democratically elected into their positions. If you are interested in any committee positions that might be available then send us a quick email.

Ciaran Owens

Ciaran Owens

President

Ciaran enjoys spending his spare time playing guitar with his friends, taking photographs or messing about with some obscure computer hardware. He's the true local hipster geek of NUCATS.

    Harry Large

    Harry Large

    Vice President

    Harry enjoys free food, and managed to survive the first month of Uni living off free food. Harry is the returning School Rep for Computer Science and will do everything to help benefit the society and make it the best!

      Chris Napier

      Chris Napier

      Treasurer

      Chris is the founder of the society and set it up when he was in his first year. Chris will also be running the outreach programme within the society and can usually find him drinking in some bar.

        Matthew Forbes

        Matthew Forbes

        Secretary

        Matthew is a newcomer to the committee and is looking forward to being an important part of the society for personal benefits and to help members of the society.

          Alex Logan

          Alex Logan

          Social Engagement and Design Officer

          An avid cyclist who dreams of racing amongst Froome and Sagan. He spent his college life doing graphic design work and from that point onwards he's been hooked.

            James Morrisey

            James Morrisey

            Social Officer

            James will be organising plenty of social events throughout the year. James is a keen believer that we need to do socials regularly that cater for everyone.

              Jordan Barnes

              Jordan Barnes

              Social Officer

              Jordan is a new social officer and aims to have a wider range of activities for all to get involved with. You can normally find him complaining how he doesnt have any free time in the rack.

                Eva Theodoridou

                Eva Theodoridou

                Social Secretary

                Eva helped organise the Gameathon last year and will continue to help the social side this year.

                  George Fryer

                  George Fryer

                  Technical Officer

                  George wants to improve the tech-side by introducing more coding events and challenges. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing tabletop games, and drinking in Wetherspoons.

                    Josh Barney

                    Josh Barney

                    Technical Officer

                    Josh is a fake math nerd who learns mostly through procrastination. If you're excited about something technical feel free to grab him for a chat.

                      Tolu Awosanya

                      Tolu Awosanya

                      Technical Officer

                        Latest News

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