Frequently Asked Questions
What is Codebrew?
Codebrew is an annual hackathon run by students, for students. Form teams of 4 to 6 and
hack together a prototype based on a theme over the course of 27 hours.
Who can attend?
Any university student can attend Codebrew! While the event will be held within
the University of Melbourne campus, we invite students from other universities
When is it?
Codebrew will be held from the 12th (Friday) to the 14th (Sunday) of April.
The 'hack' will commence from Saturday morning to Sunday afternoon.
Why should I go?
Meet like-minded students, network with industry leaders,
give yourself an edge when applying for internships and grad jobs,
get free swag, win prizes and make a difference!
Do I need a team?
Not at all! While you can sign up with teammates from the beginning,
you can also sign up on your own and form/join teams on Friday night.
Do we stay overnight?
You're welcome to stay overnight or go home and come back in the
morning. We encourage you to decide this as a team before the 'hack'
starts so that you can be prepared.
Who runs Codebrew?
Codebrew is run by CISSA
- the Computing and Information Systems Students Association at the University
of Melbourne - with the support of our generous sponsors.
We run exciting events and promote opportunities just like this!
join us as a member
and follow us on social media (top right of this page) so you won't miss out!
Why isn't this event free?
CISSA is a non-for-profit association. To run large events like
Codebrew we need funding to cover expenses of the hackathon.
The cost of your ticket covers everything from venue, food, prizes,