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


This year, we taking over 38 Mappin Street once again - a newly reopened building nearby The Diamond with a great capacity for our event.

Frequently Asked Questions


As a team of 13, we organise HackSheffield. The society was founded in January 2016. Since then, we've held many events and look forward to organising further events within the university. We'd love to welcome you to our society, and maybe you could get involved!

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Ticket Information

Our hackathons are free to enter! If you're over 18, and you're a student or have graduated in the past 12 months, you are welcome to attend! More information will be released soon.

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Ticket Rounds

Round 118:45, Thursday 27th September 2018Sold Out
Round 220:00, Tuesday 2nd October 2018Sold Out
Round 316:00, Sunday 7th October 2018Sold Out


Day 1: Sat 27th October 2018

09:00RegistrationGround Floor, 38 Mappin St.
09:00Team Building1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
11:00Opening CeremonyLT01, The Diamond
12:00Hacking Begins1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
12:30Lunch1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
18:00Dinner1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
23:00Late Night Meal1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.

Day 2: Sun 28th October 2018

07:30Breakfast1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
12:00Hacking Ends1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
12:00Lunch1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
13:00Hack 'Science Fair'1st Floor, 38 Mappin St.
15:00Closing CeremonyLT01, The Diamond


Frequently Asked Questions

What is HackSheffield?

It's a hackathon in the University of Sheffield, open to students around the world! We provide WiFi, power, and food while you and your team create something new.

What's a 'hackathon'?

A hackathon is a programming marathon, where teams of 2-4 put their ideas together to create something exciting in only 24 hours. It gives teams of hackers a chance to turn their ideas into reality.

Can I attend?

To attend as a hacker, you need to be a university student or have left university in the past year. Apologies, but we are unable to accept under 18s.

What about sleep?

If you want to sleep, we'll have some rooms available where you can catch some Z's.

What do I need to bring?

Your ticket, student ID, toiletries and a laptop with its charger. That's about it!

How do I register?

We release tickets in batches. Check the register section above for more information!

Unanswered questions? E-mail us!
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