The University of Sheffield's Student Hackathon

We're hosting the fifth installment of our Student Hackathon in the University of Sheffield, open to students across the country! We provide the WiFi, power, and food while teams of hackers create something new and exciting.

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Prizes

£2,590 in prizes

Best Hack - 1st Place

A Raspberry Pi 4 4GB with everything you need to get started, including a case with fan and pre-loaded NOOBS SD card.

Best Hack - 2nd Place

A Xiaomi Mi Band 4 fitness tracker for each team member.

Best Hack - 3rd Place

An Anker SoundCore mini bluetooth speaker for each team member

Spookiest Hack

A hackSheffield 5 spooky gift bag for each team member

Funniest Hack

Egress - Best use of machine learning or AI to keep data safe

£125 Amazon vouchers for each team member

CapitalOne - Change finance for good

A pair of Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones for each team member.

Best use of Computer Vision

An Amazon Echo Dot for each team member.

In collaboration with AI Society.

Best use of Transposit

Only 24 hours to create your project? No problem, Create an app and compose different APIs together with the worlds first API composition platform, Transposit. Each winning team member will receive a $50 Amazon gift card.

Best use of Google Cloud

Build your hackathon project with a suite of secure storage, powerful compute, and integrated data analytics products provided by Google Cloud. See full list of products here: g.co/cloud. Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

Best UiPath Automation Hack

Build an automation hack using UiPath! Each winning team member will receive a UiPath/MLH Branded Backpack and an opportunity to interview for a UiPath Internship in 2020 with high recommendation!

Best Domain Registered with Domain.com

Register a domain using Domain.com during the weekend. Each team may submit one entry per person on the team. Each winning team member will receive a Domain.com branded backpack.

Best Use of Twilio

Create a hack using Twilio's powerful communications API. Do things like send SMS messages, phone calls, email, and much more in your project. The team that has the best use of Twilio will win a $50 Amazon gift card per team member.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:

Eligibility

Teams of 1-4 people. Must be a current student, or have graduated less than one year prior to the start of the event.

Judges

hackSheffield Organisers

hackSheffield Organisers

MLH

MLH

Egress

Egress

CapitalOne

CapitalOne

AI Soc

AI Soc

Judging Criteria

  • Best Hack
    First, Second and Third Place awarded for the hack that impresses the judges the most overall