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Upcoming Events

This list showcases upcoming UK student-run hackathons and hackathon-associated events.

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Spring 2020

Hackathon Website Location No. of Hackers Date
DurHack:NextGen durhack.com/nextgen Durham University 100 (U18 only!) TBC

Autumn 2020

Hackathon Website Location No. of Hackers Date
HackTheMidlands 5.0 hackthemidlands.com Birmingham (Venue TBC) 300 24th-25th October 2020 (TBC)
R.U. Hacking? 2020 ruhacking.me Reading University TBC 24th-25th October 2020
Hack Brunel 2.0 hackbrunel.com Brunel University London 150 31st October-1st November 2020
hackSheffield 6.0 hacksheffield.com University of Sheffield 200 7th-8th November 2020
DurHack 2020 durhack.com Durham University 425 14th-15th November 2020
HackNotts 2020 hacknotts.com University of Nottingham 200 28th-29th November 2020

Past Events

This list showcases past UK student-run hackathons (most recent first).

Spring 2020

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackQuarantine hackquarantine.com Online ?? 23rd March-12th April 2020
StacsHack 2020 Facebook event University of St Andrews ?? 7th-8th March 2020
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield ?? 14th-15th March 2020
Hack the Burgh VI hacktheburgh.com University of Edinburgh 200 29th February-1st March 2020
IC Health Hack ichealthhack.org Imperial College London ?? 29th February-1st March 2020
AI Hack 2020 aihack.org Imperial College London ?? 29th February-1st March 2020
Hack Keele Facebook post Keele University ?? 29th February 2020
ECSS CampusHack20 eventbrite/campushack20 University of Southampton ?? 22nd-23rd February 2020
RGUHack 2020 rguhack.uk Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen 80 22nd-23rd February 2020
HackSurrey v3.0 hacksurrey.github.io/v3.0 University of Surrey 150 22nd-23rd February 2020
JunctionX Exeter junctionxexeter.com University of Exeter 100 21st-23rd February 2020
CovHack2020 covhack.org Coventry University 150 15th-16th February 2020
Hack The South 2020 hackthesouth.co.uk University of Southampton 75 8th-9th February 2020
IC Hack 20 ichack.org Imperial College London 450 8th-9th February 2020
Quackathon 2020 quackathon.com University of Dundee 100 1st-2nd February 2020
Royal Hackaway v3 royalhackaway.com/hackawayv3 Royal Holloway, University of London 75 1st-2nd February 2020
ManMetHacks 2.0 manmethacks.com Manchester Metropolitan University 150 25th-26th January 2020
Hack Cambridge 101 hackcambridge.com University of Cambridge 300 18th-19th January 2020
StudentHackVIII studenthack.com TBC 250 25th-26th April 2020

Autumn 2019

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackKing's 6.0 hackkings.org Kings College London 150 30th November-1st December 2019
DurHack 2019 durhack.com Durham University 200 23rd-24th November 2019
HackNotts 2019 hacknotts.com University of Nottingham 200 16th-17th November 2019
Oxford Hack 2019 oxfordhack.co.uk University of Oxford 300 16th-17th November 2019
GreatUniHack 2019 greatunihack.com University of Manchester 200 16th-17th November 2019
HackSussex 2019 hacksussex.com University of Sussex 100 9th-10th November 2019
hackSheffield 5 hacksheffield.co University of Sheffield 200 2nd-3rd November 2019
AstonHack 2019 astonhack.co.uk Aston University, Birmingham 175 2nd-3rd November 2019
HackTheMidlands 4.0 hackthemidlands.com Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG 300 26th-27th October 2019
HackBrunel hackbrunel.com Brunel University 100 26th-27th October 2019
Do You Have The GUTS? gutechsoc.com/hackathon University of Glasgow 300 18th-20th October 2019
HHEU Unconference hackathonhackers.eu Nottingham University 25 5th October 2019

Spring 2019

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield 100 30th-31st March 2019
CovHack 19 covhack.org Coventry University 110 16th-17th March 2019
Hack the Burgh V hacktheburgh.com University of Edinburgh 200 16th-17th March 2019
R. U. Hacking? 2019 ruhacking.me University of Reading 150 16th-17th February 2019
HackSurrey Mk2 mk2.hacksurrey.uk University of Surrey 150 9th-10th February 2019
Hack The South hackthesouth.co.uk University of Southampton 150 9th-10th February 2019
Royal Hackaway v2 royalhackaway.com/hackaway2019 Royal Holloway 150 2nd-3rd February 2019
IC Hack 19 ichack.org Imperial College London 400 26th-27th January 2019
ManMetHacks manmethacks.com Manchester Metropolitan University 150 26th-27th January 2019
Hack Cambridge 4D hackcambridge.com University of Cambridge 300 19th-20th January 2019

Autumn 2018

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackKings v5.0 hackkings.org King's College London 200 8th-9th December 2018
HackNotts 2018 hacknotts.com University of Nottingham 150 25th-26th November 2018
OxfordHack oxfordhack.uk University of Oxford 300 25th-26th November 2018
DurHack 2018 durhack.com Durham University 150 17th-18th November 2018
Porticode 3.0 porticode.org University College London ?? 17th-18th November 2018
ExImpact exeterentrepreneurs.com/eximpact University of Exeter ?? 16th-18th November 2018
GreatUniHack 2018 greatunihack.com University of Manchester 200 10th-11th November 2018
HackSussex 2018 hacksussex.com University of Sussex 150 10th-11th November 2018
AstonHack astonhack.co.uk Aston University, Birmingham 150 10th-11th November 2018
HackTheMidlands 3.0 hackthemidlands.com Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG 200 3rd-4th November 2018
hackSheffield 4 hacksheffield.co University of Sheffield 200 27th-28th October 2018
Leeds Hackathon hackathon.leeds.ac.uk University of Leeds ?? 26th-28th October 2018
Do You Have The GUTS? gutechsoc.com/hackathon University of Glasgow ?? 12th-14th October 2018

Spring 2018

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackSurrey Beta beta.hacksurrey.uk University of Surrey 100 5th-6th May 2018
StudentHack VI N/A Manchester 150 28th-29th April 2018
Music Hack Day London 2018 goldsmiths.tech/music Goldsmiths, University of London 100 9th-10th April 2018
STACSHack N/A St Andrews, UK 130 7th-8th April 2018
HackKent kentcomputingsociety.co.uk/hackkent University of Kent N/A 13th-14th March
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield 80 10th-11th March
Hack the Burgh 2018 hacktheburgh.com University of Edinburgh 150 10th-11th March 2018
BullHacks N/A Birmingham City University 100 3rd-4th March 2018
Anvil Hack IV goldsmiths.tech/anvil Goldsmiths, University of London 120 24th-25th February 2018
HackCity 2018 N/A City, University of London 100 17th-18th February 2018
IC Hack 18 ichack.org Imperial College London 250 27th-28th January 2018
ExHack exeterentrepreneurs.com/exhack University of Exeter ?? 26th-28th January 2018
Global Game Jam @ Goldsmiths N/A Goldsmiths, University of London 100 26th-27th January 2018
Hack Cambridge Ternary hackcambridge.com University of Cambridge 300 20th-21st January 2018
Royal Hackaway royalhackaway.xyz Royal Holloway, University of London ?? 13th-14th January 2018

Autumn 2017

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
DurHack 2017 durhack.com Durham University 100 9th-10th December 2017
Sex Tech Hack II sexhack.tech Goldsmiths, University of London 100 25th-26th November 2017
HackKings 4.0 hackkings.org King's College London 200 25th-26th November 2017
OxfordHack 2017 oxfordhack.com University of Oxford 200? 25th-26th November 2017
Hatch UCL N/A University College London 100 25th-26th November 2017
BrumHack 7.0 brumhack.co.uk University of Birmingham ?? 18th-19th November 2017
HackSussex hacksussex.com University of Sussex 150 11th-12th November 2017
AstonHack astonhack.co.uk Aston University, Birmingham 150 11th-12th November 2017
GreatUniHack 2017 greatunihack.com University of Manchester 200 11th-12th November 2017
HackNotts 2017 hacknotts.com University of Nottingham 150 28th-29th October 2017
Porticode 2.0 porticode.io University College London ?? 28th-29th October 2017
Do You Have The Guts gutechsoc.com/hackathon University of Glasgow ?? 27th-29th October 2017
hackSheffield 3 hacksheffield.co University of Sheffield 200 14th-15th October 2017
HackTheMidlands 2.0 hackthemidlands.com Millennium Point, Birmingham 150 23rd-24th September 2017

Last update: May 23, 2020