Website for the UBC Computer Science Student Society.


We welcome contributions of any kind including pages, suggestions, bug reports, pull requests etc. We would love to hear from you.

Important folders


Contains content files corresponding to every post, event, and page.


YAML files with some data used elsewhere in the site, including the Cube's address, images for the 3D cube on the homepage, and social media links.

layouts and themes.

HTML template files for the site. The hugo-bootstrap theme is used as a base for the site. Files with the same name in the layouts folder override files in the themes/hugo-bootstrap folder.


Static files that are copied into the website with no modifications. Images and PDF files are placed here.


To view the site locally, you need to clone this repository:

git clone --recurse-submodules https://github.com/ubccsss/ubccsss.org.git

You'll also need to install Hugo. The current version of Hugo used is listed in the netlify.toml file, under the key HUGO_VERSION.

Then to view the website in your browser, run Hugo and open up the link:

▶ hugo server  Building sites ... ..Serving pages from memory Web Server is available at http://localhost:1313/ (bind address Press Ctrl+C to stop