Over 200 participants / 24 hours / Amazing Challenges
HackKings 6.0 is a 24 hour long hackathon, bringing students and recent graduates from all over the world together to learn, build and share.
The UK’s most anticipated student-run hackathon is back.
What is a hackathon?
A hackathon is an invention marathon. Participants work in teams to create awesome projects from scratch, learn new skills and have some fun along the way! All skill levels are very welcome.
Who can attend?
Anyone student or recent graduate, as long as you're 18 years old or older.
What about under-18s?
Unfortunately, this year we are not able to host under 18s
How much does it cost?
Nothing. HackKing's is a free event, with great meals provided thanks to the generosity of our lovely sponsors. Unfortunately we don't provide travel reimbursement.
Can I stay overnight?
Sure! We'll have a gender-separated sleeping room available and some things to make you comfortable, but please bring your own pillows!
What should I bring?
Your laptop, any electronics you wish to use, chargers, comfortable clothes, toiletries and a pillow. And of course, either your ID or your student ID.
What's the maximum team size?
You can hack with however many people you like! However, only teams of 4 or fewer are eligible to win prizes.
Can I start my project beforehead?
Only projects started at the hackathon will be eligible for prizes, as it would be unfair otherwise.
Is there any code of conduct?
Yes. We follow HackKing's code of conduct, which all attendees, sponsors, volunteers, and staff are required to agree to. We expect all of our attendees to be respectful and considerate of others.
Are there any prizes?
Yes! Although prizes are not the most important part of HackKing’s, we do have pretty cool surprises in stock for you all.
Where is it taking place?
HackKing's 6.0 is being hosted at Vodafoneís London HQ: One Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, London W2 6BY.