We are GreatUniHack, an annual 24-hour student-oriented hackathon organised by the University of Manchester tech society, HackSoc. 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.
Hackathons are awesome events full of creativity, technology and passionate tech-related students collaborating and creating. Attendees work in teams to create apps, games, robots… literally anything you want to build & learn about!
GreatUniHack is free for all accepted hackers. We will provide you WiFi, meals, swag, and workspace.
No need to worry! Part of the fun of a hackathon is meeting new people. We will have time at the beginning of the event for everyone to meet and form teams.
All attendees must bring a valid ID for admission. Other common checklist items include: laptops, chargers, sleeping bags and toiletries.
We accept students up to 1 year after graduation. You can also join us as a mentor! Contact us for more info.
Yes. tl;dr: Be excellent to each other.
Hackathons are for beginners. Networking with and seeing awesome hackers in action will expose you to a tremendous amount of knowledge. There is an amazing suit of industry experts and mentors that are happy to assist you!
An entire weekend of great company, good food and plenty of swag! We’ll also have hardware and tons of mentors.
You own all the rights to your intellectual property. We won’t claim any right over anything made during this event.