Hydra

Hydra gives you access to Ghent University wherever you are.
With Hydra you are always up-to-date on the latest news and activities of your favourite student association. Listen to Urgent.fm, read Schamper articles or decide if today's menu of the student restaurant is to your liking. Or go study and check if your favourite library is open today.

Wherever you are, with Hydra you have access to Ghent University.

Versions

Although APK downloads are available below to give you the choice, you should be aware that by installing that way you will not receive update notifications and it's a less secure way to download. We recommend that you install the F-Droid client and use that.

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  • Version 3.3.2-open (33020) suggested Added on 2022-08-17

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera while the app is in use.

    Download APK 4.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log

  • Version 3.3.1-open (33010) - Added on 2022-08-15

    This version requires Android 5.0 or newer.

    It is built and signed by F-Droid, and guaranteed to correspond to this source tarball.

    Permissions
    • access precise location only in the foreground
      This app can get your precise location from location services while the app is in use. Location services for your device must be turned on for the app to get location. This may increase battery usage.
    • have full network access
      Allows the app to create network sockets and use custom network protocols. The browser and other applications provide means to send data to the internet, so this permission is not required to send data to the internet.
    • view Wi-Fi connections
      Allows the app to view information about Wi-Fi networking, such as whether Wi-Fi is enabled and name of connected Wi-Fi devices.
    • view network connections
      Allows the app to view information about network connections such as which networks exist and are connected.
    • prevent phone from sleeping
      Allows the app to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
    • run foreground service
      Allows the app to make use of foreground services.
    • control Near Field Communication
      Allows the app to communicate with Near Field Communication (NFC) tags, cards, and readers.
    • take pictures and videos
      This app can take pictures and record videos using the camera while the app is in use.

    Download APK 4.6 MiB PGP Signature | Build Log