All enrolled students over 18 and those who graduated in the last one year.
You are still welcome to join us! However, we cannot sponsor visas.
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!
Bring your laptop, phone and chargers. Other things to consider: spare clothes, adapters, hardware and a sleeping bag, oh and don’t forget your enthusiasm! We are going to provide you with all the food, swag, sleeping rooms and the drinks that you will need.
We encourage everybody to form a team with new people, regardless of whether you come with your buddies or not! We will organise a team-building session, where you will meet other participants just like you. Due to logistic restrictions, we ask for the teams to be of 4 people maximum.
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.
Yes! We strictly adhere to the Major League Hacking Code of Conduct.
|14:30||Cake Solutions Workshop|
|16:30||Cake Solutions Mini-event|
|17:00||End of the event|
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From Manchester Airport, take the tram towards Deansgate/Castlefield until the Cornbrook station
Then change for the MediaCityUK tram and go until the last station. (total cost: £6.20)
From Manchester Airport take the train to Manchester Piccadilly (£5)
From Manchester Piccadilly station, go downstairs to the tram station and take the tram to MediaCityUK. (£2.8 single / £3.90 return)