Hackathon for beginning hackers and is only available to Monash Uni students.

Bit by Bit Hackathon is our hackathon for beginning hackers and is only available to Monash University students.

Not sure what a hackthon is? Or perhaps Interested in being part of a hackathon but don't know where to start? Bit by Bit Hackathon is perfect for your first hackathon!

Teams of students have the weekend to create a prototype of a website/app/game/whatever and get feedback from mentors before pitching them to our panel of judges. And workshops throughout the day!

Coders, designers, thinkers - whatever your talent is, regardless of skill level, come and participate in Bit by Bit Hackathon!

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Eligibility

  • Participants: Monash University Students
  • Countries: N/A

Requirements

Please submit your project on time. Also include a public github repository URL that the judges can access as this will help with the judging process. 

Judges

Teresa Finlayson

Teresa Finlayson
Interim CIO, Monash University

CJ Ruggles

CJ Ruggles
Strategic Enterprise Architect, ReeceTech, Reece Group

PK Heng

PK Heng
Senior iOS Developer, Monash University

Emma Greco

Emma Greco
Delivery Lead – Enterprise Customers, ReeceTech, Reece Group

Vat Goel

Vat Goel
Senior Developer, Readify

Josh Mashman

Josh Mashman
Senior Developer, National Australia Bank

Ghina Yashar

Ghina Yashar
Graduate Software Engineer, REA Group

Judging Criteria

  • TECH - Effectiveness of Solution & Business Potential
    How effective is the solution to the problem? How much potential does this solution can be turned into a startup?
  • TECH - Creativity & Design
    How creative is the product? Do other products already exist that solve this problem? How does the app look? Does it look nice? How practical does it look?
  • TECH - Technical Difficulty
    Is the project technically impressive? Complex? Does it seem remarkable that someone could achieve this hack in just a day or two?
  • TECH - Wow Factor
    Look for a project that makes you say, “Wow!” You can also take into account the reactions of the other hackers.
  • TECH - Polish of Solution
    Does the hack work? Did the team achieve their goals and accomplish what they set out to do?
  • PITCH - Effectiveness of Solution
    How effective is the solution to the problem?
  • PITCH - Business Potential
    How much potential does this solution can be turned into a startup?
  • PITCH - Pitching Presentation
    How was the pitch? Did it interest you in the problem? Did it target what the group wanted? Did the slides/material work with the pitch?
  • PITCH - Technical Difficulty
    Is the project technically impressive? Complex? Does it seem remarkable that someone could achieve this hack in just a day or two?
  • PITCH - Wow Factor
    Look for a project that makes you say, “Wow!” You can also take into account the reactions of the other hackers.
  • PITCH - Creativity & Design
    How creative is the product? Do other products already exist that solve this problem? How does the app look? Does it look nice? How practical does it look?