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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!

We also have a Discord server, whether you're an experienced organiser or want to attend your first hackathon or something inbetween join us here.


You can find the Git Repository here. Feel free to send Pull Requests to update the content!

Upcoming Events

This list showcases upcoming UK student-run hackathons and hackathon-associated events. Want to add something to this list? Fork and pull request to add your event!

Spring 2020

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

Autumn 2020

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

Past Events

This list has been moved to here

Last update: June 11, 2020