Major League Hacking 2017 Hackathon Season

12th and 13th November, 2016

John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University

About Us

We are GreatUniHack, an annual 24-hour student-oriented hackathon organised by the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University's hackathon societies.

Established in 2014, we have brought together students from 88 universities across Europe to work and develop innovative ideas in a competitive environmnent. This year's edition aims to introduce a new generation of developers with great potential for improving the technology industry and community.


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Are tickets free?

Yes, 100%.

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Who can get a ticket?

All enrolled students over 18 and those who graduated in the last one year.

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What if I study outside the UK?

You are still welcome to join us! However, we cannot sponsor visas.

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I haven't coded much. Should I come?

Hackathons are for beginners. Networking with and seeing awesome hackers in action will expose you to a tremendous amount of knowledge. Amazing suit of industry experts and mentors that are happy to assist you!

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What should I bring?

Bring your laptop, phone and chargers. Other things to consider: spare clothes, adapters, hardware and a sleeping bag, oh and don't forget your enthusiasm! We are going to provide you with all food, swag, sleeping rooms and drinks you will need to keep you going.

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I don't have a team. Help?

Don't let that discourage you ― it is actually part of the fun! You will have 3 new friends by the end of the weekend. A team building session will be organized to help you form teams. We encourage everyone to use Devpost to find teammates.

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What can I expect from GreatUniHack?

An entire weekend of great company, good food and plenty of swag! We'll also have hardware and tons of mentors.

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Who owns my IP/code/idea?

You own all the rights to your intellectual property. We won't claim any right over anything made during this event.

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Do you have a code of conduct?

Yes! We strictly adhere to the Major League Hacking Code of Conduct.


Day 1

9:30 - Registration opens

10:00 - Breakfast

10:30 - Opening Ceremony

12:00 - Hacking Starts/Team Forming Session

13:00 - Goldman Sachs Workshop

14:00 - Lunch

15:00 - Team Netsol Workshop

20:00 - Dinner

21:00 - Board Games

22:00 - MLH Event - Werewolf

Day 2

00:00 - Midnight Pizza

8:00 - Breakfast

12:00 - Hacking Ends/Lunch

13:00 - Presentations/judging

15:30 - Closing Ceremony


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