StudentHack 2020

24 Hour ONLINE hackathon where you can work individually, or in a team, on an idea/project. The focus of the event is bringing university students from across the UK together, to learn, collaborate and build something together in a welcoming, supportive environment.


As long as you are a university student or just graduated within the last year, then you can attend. It doesn’t matter what degree you are doing, your experience with programming or whether you come on your own. Everyone is here to learn together, meet new people and have a great weekend.

It is completely free to attend, with loads of workshops over the hackathon and best of all...tons of prizes!


Anyone over the age of 18, and is currently a Student anywhere in the world!

You can also enter if you have graduated in the last year.

Hackathon Sponsors


£280 in prizes

1st Place

Mini Projector

2nd Place

3D Printing/Modelling Pen

3rd Place

£10 Amazon Gift Card

Best Hardware Hack

Yubico Security Key

Best Game Hack

£10 Steam Gift Card

Best Health Hack

Fitness Tracker

Best Retro Hack

Retro Hand-held console

(MLH) Best use of Google Cloud

** Win a Google Home Mini **

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: Each winning team member will receive a Google Home Mini.

(MLH) Best Domain Registered with

** Win a Backpack ** provides all the domain services you need from registration to hosting to SSL certificates and beyond. Each hacker will receive a FREE domain name and year of domain privacy from for their project this weekend!

(MLH) Best use of MongoDB Atlas

** Win a Branded MongoDB AirCharge Plus **

Create a hack using MongoDB Atlas to host a database in the cloud! Automate the provisioning and deployment process with ease, while focusing all your efforts on your hack. Projects built using MongoDB Atlas will be eligible to win an AirCharge Plus.

(MLH) Best use of Blockstack

** Win Apple BeatsX Earphones **

Build a blockchain-powered hack in as little as an hour with Blockstack, the decentralized computing network and app ecosystem. Each winning team member will receive a pair of Apple BeatsX Earphones.

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


StudentHack Team

StudentHack Team

Judging Criteria

  • Creativity
  • Complexity
  • Technology used

Questions? Email the hackathon manager

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