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RMIT Students & Staff Collaborating to 

Solve Community Challenges 

What is a Hack-4-Good?

Hack-4-Good is a sprint style event which allows participants to collaborate intensively on solving challenges facing society. 

Learning from each other

RMIT students & staff will be actively collaborating in the creation, design, and pitch their digital solutions for a better world.

Networking and Mentoring Opportunities

Students and staff will get the unique opportunity to utilise their skills and collaborate in solving community based challenges that will have a positive impact in the world. 

Event Times

Participating Not-for-profits 

Our Event Partner

The Venue

Address

RMIT Activator Building 98 102 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053

The Activator 

 

About the event

The doors to building 98 will be open on Wednesday  from 8am till 6pm only. Attendees must make sure they are wearing their event lanyards at all times in order to access the building.  An emergency phone number will also be provided to attendees at the event.

FAQ’s

Who can participate in the hackathon?

The hackathon is open to all RMIT university students and staff in Australia. You must be an enrolled student or current RMIT employee to take part in the Hack-4-Good. RMIT reserves the rights to cancel your participation if you do not meet this criteria.

Can I register as an individual?

All participants must register as individuals 

Teams will be allocated before the event and will be a mix of both students and staff to optimise collaborating and networking opportunities. Teams will be notified of their team before the event. 

How do you I form a team?

Teams will be allocated before the event and will be a mix of both students and staff to optimise collaborating and networking opportunities. Not-for-Profits will be counting on you, so if you have registered to participate and cannot make it on the day, please cancel our ticket so we can allocate it to somebody else. 

Can our team work on an existing project?

You can brainstorm or plan your ideas prior to the hack-4-good however you cannot start working on your idea before the event.

Full Terms and Conditions

Please ensure you have read our full terms and conditions before registering for the event. Click here for the full terms and conditions

What do I need to bring?

All participants must bring their own laptop devices, including their chargers and all necessary hardware and software.

Do I need to bring food?

We will provide morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and drinks.Participants are also welcome to bring their own snacks.

What are the prizes?

The winning team from each Not-for-profit group will have the opportunity to present the idea at their head office, meet the staff and ask lots of questions!

What are the rules and code of conduct?

Please see the Terms and Conditions for detailed information.

Who owns the IP of the projects?

Please see the Terms and Conditions for detailed information.

Sign up as a Volunteer!

Give back to the RMIT community, learn new skills and work within an amazing team!

All mentors/volunteers will receive:

– Catered meals

– Volunteer diploma

– Reference letter signed by Chief Information Officer (Paul Oppenheimer)

– Hack-a-Thon swag (of course!)

Come and join our students, colleagues and industry partners for the most creative and fun weekend you’ll have this year!

What RMIT is saying about the event:

When it comes to getting a good quality job, networking and personal projects are extremely important!

Short of internships, Hackathons, are one of the best ways to expand your network, meet employers and demonstrate your love for software development… all in one! Louis

RMIT Alumni

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