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Bernat: Hey! My name is Bernat Torres and I was one of the co-directors from HackUPC 2020 edition! I have studied Computer Science in FIB-UPC Barcelona, the university where we hold HackUPC as well as other activities. I am currently working as a Software Engineer in Glovo!


Although for international students HackUPC is all there is, if you look closer, you’ll see that there’s something behind that: Hackers@UPC, the student society that organises it and which we all belong to. One of our objectives as a society is helping create a strong local community around the same…


As it happens every year, some organisers leave the team, be it because they leave the university or because they want to pursue other things in their life. We’re grateful for all the work they have put in HackUPC, but either way they need a replacement who will learn about…


Two years ago, we embarked on a redesign of our image. We changed from a pixel-based design to a sleek one, based on Barcelona’s streets and circuitry. But, how did this happen? How was this new image developed? And why? …


Hello everyone! Some days ago we released the first batch of invites for HackUPC, and surely most of you who got accepted have already bought the flights and are really excited to come. But you may be wondering, what’s happening behind the scenes after you send your application?

Once you’ve written your application

When you…


I got off the plane and started looking for an information desk at the airport to ask how to get to the city center. It was my first time in Barcelona and I was kinda lost. It felt weird to see that all the stores were closed and the airport…


We’ve seen all the elements needed to successfully run a hackathon. However, what would be its use if it didn’t have hackers? They have to be aware that it exists, and that they can participate. …


A film has the work of lots of people into it: the actors, the composers of the soundtrack, the screenwriters, the sound mixers and camera operators… However, there’s a person who needs to lead all the project, have a clear vision of where everything is going, and guide everyone to…


Until now, we have seen the things that are needed to bring the event to life: managing the food and ordering the swag, raising the money needed to pay for that, ensuring that hackers are comfortable during the weekend, organising the team tasks and creating a form for hackers to…


Most of you will have already applied to HackUPC. (If you haven’t, we’re sorry! Applications have closed already.) To do so, you’ll have visited our web, clicked the Apply now button, registered in our platform and filled in the form. That’s all possible thanks to the Webdev department and their…

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