University of Nottingham Jubilee Campus

A 24 hour Hackathon at the University of Nottingham, brought to you by HackSoc.

November 16th and 17th 2019

University of Nottingham, UK

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Build incredible projects in 24 hours

HackNotts is a 24 hour Hackathon in Nottingham. Students will team up to learn about tech and create cool stuff.

HackNotts 2019 is coming

Previous HackNotts' have been a huge success!

HackNotts Team

Hackathon Venue

School of Computer Science
Jubilee Campus
Wollaton Road, NG8 1BB
Nottingham, UK


If you are interested in sponsoring HackNotts, get in touch with us at [email protected]


Hackathon Schedule

Please bear in mind that it’s a hackathon schedule and things never go to plan, so please take the end time with a pinch of salt and allow for a bit of extra time when arranging travel ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Time Activity
10:00 Registration
10:00 Breakfast
11:00 Opening Ceremony
12:00 Hacking Starts
12:00 Team Building Session
13:00 Lunch
13:45 GitHub Workshop
15:00 Starling Bank Workshop
16:30 Starling Bank Workshop
18:00 MLH: Blackrock !Light
19:00 Dinner
20:30 MLH: Cup Stacking
23:00 Werewolf
00:00 Midnight Pizza
9:00 Breakfast
10:30 Devpost Closes
12:00 Hacking Finishes
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Science Fair
15:15 Finalist Demos
16:00 Closing Ceremony
16:30 Event Close

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be travel reimbursments
At the moment, we cannot confirm if we'll be able to have a Travel Reimbursment Scheme. If you or your company would like to sponsor the scheme, get in touch at [email protected].

I cannot write code but still want to attend.
We will have mentors on site to teach you lots of new skills and guide you towards creating your first hack. All the students are very friendly and willing to help each other out. Come along and learn your first lines of code and make something cool.

Who can attend HackNotts?
Any enrolled high school, undergraduate or postgraduate student, or graduates who are less than a year out of university.

Can under 18s attend?
At the moment, no. However, if you'd like to and are under 18, please get in touch.

Can I sleep at the venue?
Yes! We will put spaces aside for people to sleep if they want to. You are welcome to leave overnight to sleep in a real bed, but many hackers sleepover at the venue!

How large can teams be?
To be eligible for prizes, teams need to be 1 to 4 people. If you are okay not being eligible for prizes, you can totally have as many people on your team as you want.

How do I contact you?
Email us: [email protected]

Do you provide food and drinks over the weekend?
Yes! There will be a healthy lunch and dinner and plenty of snacks/drinks too! All free thanks to our lovely sponsors!

I want a ticket, but they're not on sale yet.
You can pre-register to be the first to know when they go live at

Does HackNotts have a Code of Conduct?
Yes! All attendees are expect to abide by the MLH Code of Conduct

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