The original student hackathon and we're making it more accessible than ever.

StudentHack is an all-inclusive, free and fun programming event for students in Manchester. Turns out it is run by students too.

StudentHack is back in its 4th edition and promising to deliver an epic event where you will learn and build awesomest hacks, by working together with the team behind GreatUniHack, we have opened for first time ever to accept Under 18 participants! 

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Prizes

First place

Each member gets one of the following:
• MLH medals
• Tickets to www.business-rocks.com
• Sunfounder Kits
• Cool looking exclusive student hacker beanies!

2nd place

Each member gets one of:
• MLH Medals
• Hacker beanie
• Fame and glory

3rd place

Each member gets one of:
• MLH medal
• Hacker beanie
• Fame and glory

Best under 18 team

Each team member gets one of:
• MLH Medals
• Hackers beanie
• Fame and glory
• Sunfounder Kits

CDL challenge: Promote fun and participation in local community

Each member gets one of:
• Moto 360 2nd gen Smart watches

Best use of the Yelp API

Each member gets one of the following:
• Leap motion

Best use of Twilio API

Each member gets one of the following:
• Raspberry Pi 3 Starter Kit

TheHutGroup Challenge: Best fitness & health application

Each member gets one of the following:
• Drone quadcopter Pilot 360

Rise Manchester Challenge: Digitise Rise’s space

Each member gets one of the following:
• BB-8 Droids.

Best Use of AWS

Each member gets one of:
• 1TB hard drive

Best Domain Name from Domain.com

Each member gets one of:
• Spark fun Redboards

Github Developers Prize (2)

Each team member gets one of:
• Octocat Figurine

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

  • Participants: Individuals (over 14 years in age); Teams up to 4;
  • Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Judges

Craig Dean

Craig Dean
Webapps UK

Dr Darren Dancey

Dr Darren Dancey
Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr Duncan Hull

Dr Duncan Hull
The University of Manchester

Judging Criteria