Events are at the core of CyberSoc, and we strive to provide as many as we can throughout the academic year. We host a wide variety of events, from fantastic competitions like the UI/UX Design Challenge to our notorious CyberSoc Spotlight events. The Spotlight scheme works collaboratively with incredible organisations to provide thrilling tech talks!

We hope to see you at one of our events soon!

Weekly / Ongoing Events

Drop-in SessionCyberSoc

Weekly Study Session

Every Thursday at 18:00 (1hr)


Are you struggling with a particular subject? Join us and we will try our best to help you through it!

Capture the Flag CyberSoc

Cyber Detective


A OSINT-focussed Capture the Flag.
40 challenges across 3 streams: General Knowledge, Life Online and Evidence Investigation.

Our Upcoming Events Events

We are currently working on some amazing events, please check back later!

Our Past Events


Give it a Go: NQ64 Social

2022-04-29 19:30:00 (3hr)

Abacws Building

We know university can be stressful at times, and it's important to have a break. What better way to do it than have a few drinks (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) and play some games?! This give it a go event is hosted in collaboration with Cardiff University's MathSoc!


Hack The Diff 2022

2022-04-20 09:00:00 (8hr)

Abacws Building

Hack The Diff is Cardiff University's CyberSoc's new annual hackathon! This event is hosted in collaboration with the national mental health charity, Mind! Join us to meet some amazing people, free food, and great prizes!

ChallengeBAE Systems

Capture The Flag

2022-02-26 09:00:00 (7hr)

Abacws Building (1.34/1.39)

A Cyber Security Capture The Flag with the largest defence contractor in Europe!


Intro to Cloud Computing

2022-02-23 15:00:00 (3hr)

Abacws Building (1.34/1.39)

Join us on the 23rd of February as we are joined by consultants from Amazon who will be running a fun and interactive workshop that covers the fundamentals of cloud computing! There will be prizes to be won and free pizza to eat.


BT's Women in Tech

2021-12-01 18:00:00 (1hr)


Join us at 6PM on the 1st of December as several BT employees will host a fun and engaging event about their time working in tech.


Games Industry Spotlight

2021-11-26 16:00:00 (1hr)

Abacws Building (0.01)

Are you interested in learning more about the games industry and all the different things you can do? Anthony Marmont is joining us to talk about their experiences and the incredible jobs the industry has to offer!


Python Bootcamp

2021-11-20 12:00:00 (3hr)


Are you interested in learning Python? Come join us on our Discord server on the 20th of November for a complete beginners guide!


CyberSoc Games Night

2021-11-11 19:00:00 (2.5hr)

Revolution Cardiff

Join us at Revs for a fun games filled night. We will be playing some competitive games with lots of great prizes. Come ready to win some awesome prizes.


CyberSoc CTF

2021-10-23 12:00:00 (3hr)

Abacws Building (1.34/1.39)

A fun and interactive event where you will get the opportunity to solve interesting tech/cyber puzzles! No prior knowledge required and pizza is provided.


Give it a Go: QR Code Treasure Hunt

2021-10-15 18:00:00 (2.5hr)


Hunt for clues around Cardiff and crack the Cyber Society's Treasure Hunt! Afterwards, we'll be inviting everyone to come join us for a few drinks at The Taf!


CyberSoc Members General Meeting (EGM)

2021-10-06 13:00:00 (0.5hr)


This meeting is for members/committee to elect three committee roles (Additional VP, Engagement Officer, and Secretary) for the upcoming academic year.

SocietyStudents' Union

Freshers Fair 2021

2021-10-02 10:00:00 (7hr)

Cardiff Students' Union

This year, we are delighted to return to in-person fairs! Come grab a ticket and join us at Cardiff's Students' Union Freshers Fair!

SocietyStudents' Union

Societies & Volunteering Fair

2021-10-01 10:00:00 (7hr)

Cardiff Students' Union

This year, we are delighted to return to in-person fairs! Come grab a ticket and join us at Cardiff Students' Union's Societies & Volunteering Fair!


CyberSoc Members General Meeting

2021-07-31 15:00:00 (0.5hr)


This meeting is for members/committee to discuss and pass various branding and identity changes for the coming academic year.


Zero Trust Security at Google

2021-04-23 16:00:00 (1hr)


Join us as we welcome Richard Grime, Customer Engineering Manager at Google, who shall be exploring the captivating topic of Zero Trust.

SpotlightBSV Wales

Blockchain & SME Cybersecurity Investment

2021-03-26 17:00:00 (1hr)


Join us as we welcome Jack and Harry, two passionate professionals, who will be delivering exciting content for two key skill areas!

ChallengeAdmiral x Principality

The UI Design Challenge 2021: Launch Event

2021-03-10 18:00:00 (1hr)


Join us and find out everything you need to know to win up to £100 in Amazon vouchers, and unleash your creativity!


Amazon Showcase (CyberSoc Spotlight: February 2021)

2021-02-25 17:00:00 (1hr)


Come and hear from Paul and Zulia from Amazon Web Services to learn all about what they and their team get up to, and routes into Amazon.

TalentCyberSoc x Cardiff Uni

Find a Graduate Career in Tech - Virtual Panel Event

2021-02-16 17:00:00 (1hr)


Delivered in collaboration with Cardiff University Careers and Employability and the School of Computer Science during #Love2Work week.


Cyber Investigator CTF

2021-02-11 18:00:00 (1.5hr)


Jump into over 30 fun challenges across Signals Intelligence, Covert Operations, Cyber Crime, CSI and Financial Crime in teams with prizes!


Virtual Pub Quiz with CyberSoc

2021-02-05 18:00:00 (1.5hr)


Show off your knowledge with the society in our upcoming social!


CyberSoc Spotlight: January 2021

2021-01-29 17:00:00 (1.5hr)


Come and hear from PwC, BT Security and AMPLYFI to step into ethical hacking, threat intel, Mitre Att&ck, ML models, business intel & more!

ChallengeEn[code] Club

Blockchain Welcome Workshop with En[code] Club

2020-12-18 18:00:00 (1hr)


Blockchain has been ranked as the NUMBER 1 tech skill in 2020 by LinkedIn, but why? Come and find this out and more in our superb workshop!

SpotlightCardiff University

CyberSoc Spotlight: December 2020

2020-12-09 17:30:00 (1.5hr)


You've heard of research no doubt - but what is it all about? Join us for an engaging seminar from super-keen researchers and find out!

SpotlightBRIM x CrowdStrike

CyberSoc Spotlight: November 2020

2020-11-30 18:30:00 (1.5hr)


Learn about how SMEs combat cyber crime and how you can get involved from BRIM Centre; also featuring Incident Response from Crowdstrike!


Virtual Pub Quiz with CyberSoc

2020-11-26 18:00:00 (2hr)


Show off your knowledge with the society in our upcoming social!


Zodiac Killer Crypto Challenge from CyberSoc

2020-11-19 18:00:00 (2hr)


Crack a murder case whereby the killer used ​zodiac signs to obfuscate details of the crimes in this engaging Breakout social event!


Step into Cloud from CyberSoc

2020-11-11 18:00:00 (2hr)


Be introduced to Cloud Computing and why it is so useful and important in this digital age; featuring AWS services and interactive labs!


Tech, Data Science and AI from CyberSoc with AstraZeneca

2020-11-02 17:00:00 (1hr)


Hear from the AstraZeneca recruitment team about the career opportunities available to you in the captivating fields of Technology, Data Science and AI.


The UI Design Challenge

2020-10-28 18:00:00 (2hr)


Cyber Society calls upon you to engage your inner designer in this fun session feat. industry experts. £85 in Amazon vouchers up for grabs!


The Great Outdoor Escape Room

2020-10-22 11:00:00 (6.5hr)


Hunt for clues around Cardiff and crack the Cyber Society's Covid-secure outside escape room!


Hacking Concepts Workshop (Freshers 2020/21)

2020-10-06 18:00:00 (2hr)


An interactive ‘just for fun’ workshop designed to introduce you to 'hacking'!


Hello World! (Freshers 2020/21)

2020-09-30 18:00:00 (2hr)


Get introduced to the Cyber Society at Cardiff University in this warm welcome session, attend for free!


Protecting Telecoms | CyberSoc featuring BT

2020-03-05 17:30:00 (2hr)

The Turing Suite (S/3.20)

CyberSoc welcomes BT's Cyber division for a fun, interactive session supplemented with complementary pizza & drinks courtesy of BT!


Cyber Detective | CyberSoc featuring PwC

2020-02-20 17:30:00 (2hr)

The Turing Suite (S/3.20)

Join us and play our brand new OSINT Capture The Flag game alongside staff from PwC Ethical Hacking team for a fun, pizza-filled evening!

ChallengeAlert Logic

CyberSoc | SOC Insight Event with Alert Logic

2020-01-30 16:00:00 (2hr)

Alert Logic

Join us and see what goes on behind the scenes at a global Security Operations Centre (SOC); network with staff and gain a real insight!

ChallengePwC | CyberSoc

CyberSoc Launch Event with PwC

2019-10-28 17:45:00 (1hr)

The Turing Suite (S/3.20)

Join the Cyber Security Society and PwC as we celebrate the launch of the brand new society with FREE pizza, drinks, hacking and networking.