About Us

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.

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FAQ

What is a hackathon?

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!

How much does it cost?

GreatUniHack is free for all accepted hackers. We will provide you WiFi, meals, swag, and workspace.

What if I don't have a team?

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.

What should I bring?

All attendees must bring a valid ID for admission. Other common checklist items include: laptops, chargers, sleeping bags and toiletries.

What if I am not a student?

We accept students up to 1 year after graduation. You can also join us as a mentor! Contact us for more info.

Do you have a code of conduct?

Yes. tl;dr: Be excellent to each other.

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. There is an amazing suit of industry experts and mentors that are happy to assist you!

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.

Who owns my IP rights, code, idea?

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

Meet the Team

Ana Simon

Ana Simon

Hackathon Director

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Teodora Stoleru

Teodora Stoleru

Hackathon Director

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Andrei Belcin

Andrei Belcin

Hackathon Organiser

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Ben Possible

Ben Possible

Hackathon Organiser

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Raul Ignatus

Raul Ignatus

Hackathon Organiser

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Ana Paceoaga

Ana Paceoaga

Logistics

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Catalina Maria Vlad

Catalina Maria Vlad

Communication Officer

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Raluca Lusca

Raluca Lusca

PR

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Schedule

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Applications are now closed. Stay tuned for future updates!