AstonHack is back for its fifth year! A welcoming atmosphere and fun challenges, there's something for everyone, whether it's your first hackathon or your 30th!

So, come join us at Aston University, directly in the centre of Birmingham!

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  • Current University Student or Graduate Student within a year of graduating should be participating
  • Teams should be in a maximum of 4 people


  • Teams should be in a maximum of 4 people

Hackathon Sponsors


£806 in prizes

Computer Science Industry Club Challenge

Best Solution to University Disappearance
The prize are Leap Motions

Majestic Challenge

Best 3D Hack
The prizes is a Majestic Hamper.

Code Wizards Challenge (2)

Best Sustainable Hack
The prizes are Code Wizards Exclusive Hoodies & HyperX Gaming Mice & Kingston DataTraveller 2000 Encrypted Keypad USB Drive

Best Goose Hack (2)

Honk the Goose Plush + Sony speakers

Best Newcomer Hack (2)

Raspberry PI 3 Starter Kit

Judge’s Favourite

Google Home Mini + £25 Amazon voucher

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Steve Pitchford

Steve Pitchford
Development Director @ Majestic

Various Majestic Developers

Various Majestic Developers
Various Roles @ Majestic

James Harris

James Harris
Marketing Lead @ Computer Science Industry Club

Maria Chli

Maria Chli
Technical Lead @ Computer Science Industry Club

Martin Thomas

Martin Thomas
CTO @ Code Wizards

Nicola Chowings Thomas

Nicola Chowings Thomas
Project Delivery @ Code Wizards

Gareth Shepard

Gareth Shepard
Developer @ Code Wizards

Judging Criteria

  • Creativeness
    How creative a project is in terms of both implementation and end experience.
  • Technical
    The nitty gritty of the code depending on the category being judged.
  • Engaging
    Captivates and engages the judges and audience & memorable

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