HackSussex is the largest, student-led Hackathon and Coding society in Sussex, with a number of successful hackathons and programming events behind us. Through our events, we encourage students to practise their coding skills and build connections with like-minded people.
We welcome programmers of all experience levels to our events, from beginners to experts.
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We ran a university wide coding competition to determine the best programmer at the University of Sussex - Coders Cup.
Students took part in qualifiers by solving coding challenges of various difficulties to then secure a place in the top 8 and participate in the final event. The finals were held as a livestreamed event where finalists competed in 1v1 elimination tournament, ending with Sussex’s best programmer being crowned. All finalists were rewarded with prizes depending on the places they got, prizes included, coders cup t-shirts, raspberry pis, smart home devices and smart watches.
The link to the recording of the event: https://www.twitch.tv/hacksussex/video/1498798176
Each year, HackSussex hosts one of the most exciting and rewarding coding events - a hackathon.
A hackathon is essentially a 24 hour invention marathon. People come together, form teams, and hack on ideas together for 24 hours straight. Each team then pitches their hack to the judges and the best hacks win! All work presented at the end must have been done during the hackathon alone.
Additionally, sponsoring companies provide specific challenges teams can choose to work on to win particular prizes. These challenges are announced during the opening ceremony.
A weekly, collaborative event where students gather and take part in various computer-science related activities in a casual manner.
We vary Codes Social to keep things from becoming too repetitive, by having different activities every other week and making socials theme specific, e.g. Halloween Code Social. Activities include: coding questions, ethical hacking, robotics, video games and more.
HackSussex helped to host UKIEPC, the first stage of ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest), for the first time in Sussex history, by organising and running the event as well as providing food and refreshments.