We're proud to announce the UK's largest collaborative student-run hackathon, HackLondon.

Just like a hack, it started with an idea. And now, KCL Tech Society, UCLU Technology Society, and UCL Entrepreneurs have come together and decided to work on a collaboration bigger than ever before.

Organised and run by three of the UK's fastest-growing and award-winning societies, over 200 students will hack the weekend away, surrounded by free food, swag, and amazing people.

Excited yet?


This event is strictly 18+. Any enrolled undergraduate or postgraduate student, or graduates who are less than a year out of university can attend HackLondon. Students will be required to show their student ID in order to enter the hackathon.

Hackathon Sponsors


Grand Prize

£50 Amazon Voucher, X4 Quadcopter, Sphero, HackCampus Fast-Track Internship Program

Runner Up

Fitbit Flex, Anker Astro

Best Design Hack

Raspberry Pi Kits

Best Comedy Hack

£30 Namecheap Credit

Best Cryptocurrency Hack

£40 worth of Bitcoin

Best Fresher Hack

Pebble Smartwatch

Best Food Hack

£100 JUST EAT Voucher

MLH Dell Choice Award

Dell Tablet

Stamplay API Prize

Raspberry PI 2 Starter Kit

Bloomberg API Prize

Parrot Spider Drone

Best Hardware Hack

_hacker_ book

Best User Input Hack

Swiftkey T-Shirt

Mashape API Prize

£50 Amazon Voucher
Taylor Swift Swag

Most Enthusiastic Pitch

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Prof. Mischa Dohler

Prof. Mischa Dohler
Fellow & Distinguished Lecturer IEEE

Prof. Karen O'Brien

Prof. Karen O'Brien
VP of Education at King's

Ahmed Hamzawi

Ahmed Hamzawi
Engineering Manager, AdSense at Google

Cal Leeming

Cal Leeming
Contractor for ARM

Judging Criteria

  • The usual
    Judges will be judging based on the usual sort of criteria - technical implementation, creativity etc.

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