Royal Hackaway v4

Create something awesome

Fully virtual, on Discord and YouTube Live
Saturday 6th February - Sunday 7th February 2021

Royal Hackaway is Royal Holloway's annual hackathon, open to university students from anywhere around the UK and the world! Spend the two days as a team working together on a project, attend any of our workshops or talks, and meet new people virtually! Royal Hackaway v4 will be our first online-only event, and streamed live to you.

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We make hackathons happen.

Royal Hackaway is an initiative of the Computing Society at Royal Holloway, University of London

We aim to create great experiences for students of every background of study by hosting inclusive events where people can learn and grow.

hackathon

/ˈhækəθɒn/

an event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some questions we get a lot of!

Can I start before I join?

While you can explore ideas, you cannot start implementing your project before the specified time.

Do I need to come with a team?

We'll be making teams after our opening ceremonies, so no pressure! You can if you want, but no more than five hackers per team.

How much does it cost?

£0 and your weekend. Royal Hackaway is free to attend with everything provided by our wonderful sponsors!

What's a hackathon?

Hackathons are programming competitions where people work together to make something cool over the course of a weekend.

Who owns my project?

You and your team own anything you create. We recommend making it open source on GitHub.

Do I have to study Computer Science?

Nope! You don't have even have to know how to program, though it obviously helps.

Is there a Code of Conduct?

All our events follow the MLH Code of Conduct

Want to join the committee?
Who can attend?

Anyone 18+ who is either a current university student or has graduated in the past six months.

Questions, queries or qualms about this event?

Get in touch

Sponsors

Silver

DigitalOcean20i

Bronze

GitHub

Partner

Sticker MuleHackathons UKMLH

Team

These are the people that make Royal Hackaway v4 possible!

Joshua Sawyer
Lead Organiser
Thomas Bass
Planning Lead
Leondro Lio
Logistics Lead