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This is a Wiki for the UK Hackathon scene! Primarily focused on the various Student Hackathons ran at all the various Universities around the country.

Here you can find information on what to expect when attending, event information and help with organising your own hackathon!

This site was set up by @baahorn, who previously organised CovHack, and currently managed by HHEU.

HHEU supports the MLH Ducky the Debugger for he protec, he attack but most of all he love to hack!

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Events

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

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
Hack Cambridge 2020 hackcambridge.com University of Cambridge 300 18th-19th January 2020
ManMetHacks 2.0 manmethacks.com Manchester Metropolitan University 150 25th-26th January 2020
Royal Hackaway v3 royalhackaway.com Royal Holloway, University of London 300 1st-2nd February 2020
Quackathon 2020 quackathon.com University of Dundee 100 1st-2nd February 2020
IC Hack 20 ichack.org Imperial College London 400 8th-9th February 2020
CovHack 2020 covhack.org Coventry University 150 15th-16th February 2020
RGUHack 2020 rguhack.uk Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen 80 22nd-23rd February 2020
HHEU Unconference hackathonhackers.eu ?? ?? 29th February 2020
JunctionX Exeter hackjunction.com University of Exeter ?? 21st-23rd February 2020
R.U. Hacking? 2020 ruhacking.me Reading University TBC 7th-8th March 2020
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield ?? March 2020
DurHack:NextGen durhack.com/nextgen Durham University 100 (U18 only!) 18th-19th April 2020
HackTheMidlands 5.0 hackthemidlands.com Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG TBC Autumn 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).

2020 Season

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
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 Oxford University 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 STEM Centre 100 26th-27th October 2019
HHEU Unconference hackathonhackers.eu Nottingham University 25 5th October 2019

2019 Season

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield 50? 30th-31st March 2019
CovHack 19 covhack.org Coventry University 110 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
Royal Hackaway 2019 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
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
DurHack 2018 durhack.com Durham University 150 17th-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 2019

2018 Season

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 bullhacks.tech/ 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
Global Game Jam @ Goldsmiths N/A Goldsmiths, University of London 100 26th-27th January 2018
DurHack 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
Hatch UCL N/A University College London 100 25th-26th 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
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

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