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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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Upcoming Events

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

Spring 2020

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
ManMetHacks 2.0 manmethacks.com Manchester Metropolitan University 150 25th-26th January 2020
Royal Hackaway v3 royalhackaway.com/hackawayv3 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
CovHack2020 covhack.org Coventry University 150 15th-16th February 2020
JunctionX Exeter hackjunction.com University of Exeter ?? 21st-23rd February 2020
RGUHack 2020 rguhack.uk Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen 80 22nd-23rd February 2020
WarwickHACK 2020 warwickhack.com University of Warwick ?? 22nd-23rd February 2020
HackSurrey v3.0 hacksurrey.uk University of Surrey 150 22nd-23rd February 2020
HHEU Unconference hackathonhackers.eu ?? ?? 29th February 2020
Hack the Burgh VI hacktheburgh.com University of Edinburgh ?? 29th February-1st March 2020
IC Health Hack ichealthhack.org Imperial College London ?? 29th February-1st March 2020
R.U. Hacking? 2020 ruhacking.me Reading University TBC 7th-8th March 2020
HackMed hackmed.uk University of Sheffield ?? 14th-15th March 2020
DurHack:NextGen durhack.com/nextgen Durham University 100 (U18 only!) 18th-19th April 2020

Autumn 2020

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
HackTheMidlands 5.0 hackthemidlands.com Millennium Point, Curzon St, Birmingham B4 7XG 300 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).

Autumn 2019

Hackathon Website University No. of Hackers Date
Hack Cambridge 101 hackcambridge.com University of Cambridge 300 18th-19th January 2020
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 2019
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 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
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

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