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Hackathons

Hackathons are a great way to learn new skills, meet new people, and have lots of fun! Interested in attending hackathons? Contact anyone on the existing committee, and theyโ€™ll be able to give you some more information, or point you in the right direction.

Calendar

You can find out what events are going on around the UK on the Hackathons UK Wiki. Some of the larger events are Major League Hacking Member Events. You can find these ones on their calendar.

Frequently asked questions

What is a hackathon?

A hackathon is an invention marathon where you can work with people around the globe to build a project related to technology! It isnโ€™t about hacking into a system, itโ€™s instead about hacking something together and learning a great deal in the process.

What do you do at a hackathon?

Thereโ€™s loads of different things you can get involved in at a hackathon, for example:

How much do they cost?

Student hackathons are usually completely free! Food, drinks, power, WiFi, and a sleeping area are all provided completely free!

The only thing youโ€™ll need to pay for is your travel. Sometimes they will even provide travel reimbursement up to a certain amount.

What should I bring with me?

You should bring as a bare minimum:

We also suggest you bring along:

What is a typical schedule like?

Hackathons normally run over a weekend, with 24 hours to work on a project!

Saturday

Sunday

Events CSS has been to!

HackTheMidlands 4.0

HackTheMidlands 4.0

OxfordHack 2019

OxfordHack 2019

DurHack 2019

DurHack 2019

ManMetHacks 2.0

ManMetHacks 2.0

CovHack2020

CovHack2020

Hack the Burgh VI

Hack the Burgh VI