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MedHack Frequently Asked Questions

What’s a hackathon?

A hackathon is a creative, disruptive and innovative design sprint where people from all walks of life with unique and different experiences come together to create a solution in accordance with the chosen theme.

How do I register?

MedHack happens semester 1 of each year, and registrations open early in semester one. Checkout our socials for regular updates on when registration opens and all our other events.

Who can participate?

Students from any University at any level of study (undergraduate, postgraduate or even if you’ve already graduated), or a professional interested in creating impact through multi-disciplinary collaboration.

We understand that unique and interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary experiences are needed to reimagine the future of healthcare. We welcome all engineers (aerospace, civil, mechanical), designers (architecture, communication design, fine art), clinicians (doctors, nurses, health sciences), business specialists (business analytics, economics, marketing) etc.

Do I need experience to attend?

Not at all. MedHack is intended to be a learning experience, the best way to learn is by doing and that is the ethos we apply on the day of the event.

Do I need to create a team before registering?

Not at all. When purchasing a ticket you will have access to our networking night where you will be able to meet other participants and form teams. Teams will also be formed on the first day of the event.

What can I win?

Different prizes will be awarded to teams under a variety of award categories. These prizes can include:

  • Mentorship from experienced professionals

  • Networking opportunities

  • Cash prizes

and more …

Interested in partnering with us?

We would love to have a chat with you. Send us an email at and we would love to start that discussion!

What's included in your ticket?

Tickets include entry to the weekend long event, as well as a receiving a specially designed MedHack T-shirt and meals across the weekend.

Where can I find additional content and information?

Check out our socials to stay updated and learn more!




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