#HackTheUni – 36 hours to go

With only 36 hours to go till the kickoff of our #HackTheUni hackjam, preparations are well under way.

Prizes courtesy of our friends at RS Components

  • We’ve have a selection of thought-provoking and exciting challenges for participants to engage with, from service departments all over the University.
  • We’ve got mentors for the teams to provide them with background information on the challenges themselves
  • We have technical staff on hand to help with the running of the hackjam
  • We have prizes whose value total well over £1000 –  courtesy of of our friends at  RS Components – which include Arduino Kits, Raspberry Pi computers, Bare Conductive Touch boards and – incredibly – a 3D printer!
Prizes courtesy of our friends at RS Components

Prizes courtesy of our friends at RS Componentsrs-logo_lrg


Ali Napier and Rob Jackson from DJCADMake and Professor Jon Rogers of DJCAD will be overseeing the 2-day event, from the welcome meet to the closing speeches and thank-yous.

We’re sure it’ll be a huge amount of fun, and look forward to seeing you there (and there’s still about 18 hours left to register at http://hacktheuni.eventbrite.com)