The Faculty of Engineering is delighted to host the Maker Games! Open to all undergraduate students at UNSW, this rapid prototyping competition provides the opportunity for students to apply their skills to real industry challenges provided by the industry partners. All students are encouraged to pitch their ideas at the public launch event. The best ideas will progress, forming undergraduate student teams of 4-6  people to build technical prototypes and compete for an all expenses paid trip to the Silicon Valley!

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THE MAKERS-IN-RESIDENCE TEAM

 

 

REGISTRATIONS OPEN

8:00am

Online registrations open

25TH JULY

BBQ & NETWORKING

12:00pm – 2:30pm

Science Theatre Lawn

2ND AUGUST

CHALLENGES RELEASED

Online platform

7TH AUGUST

INFO-SESSION & DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP

12:30pm – 3:30pm

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

11TH AUGUST

DESIGN THINKING WORKSHOP

10:00am – 12:00pm

2:00pm – 4:00pm

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

21ST AUGUST

LAUNCH EVENT

3:00pm

Leighton Hall

John Niland Scientia Building

25TH AUGUST

WORKSHOP TOOLS INDUCTION

10:00am + 12:00pm + 2:00pm

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

27TH AUGUST

PRODUCT MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

8:00am – 11:00am

Engineering Design Studio

Ainsworth Building (J17)

1ST SEPTEMBER

MENTORING SESSION 1

3:30pm

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

6TH SEPTEMBER

HACKATHON

20TH- 22ND SEPTEMBER

MENTORING SESSION 2

3:30pm

Michael Crouch Innovation Centre

6TH OCTOBER

SHOWCASE EVENT

3:00pm

Leighton Hall

John Niland Scientia Building

14TH OCTOBER

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU ?

Win a trip to Silicon Valley!

Win an all expenses paid trip and a personalised tour of the start-up community at Silicon Valley.

Free Workshop and Mentoring

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to gain skills in Design Thinking and Product Development!

Industry Networking

A great way to meet our corporate industry partners and gain exposure to the real world work force.

Become A Maker

An opportunity to discover the innovator within you!

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Frequently Asked Questions
What happens if a team member leaves after the Launch event?

If the team can continue without that team member, there would not be any problem.

Who do I approach if I have doubts regarding the challenge statements released?

The online platform has an area dedicated for discussion with the Industry partners.

I want to join a team, I have/have not registered, what do I do?

Register as soon as possible. After registering, pick a challenge and pitch at the Launch event If you have registered after the pitch event, find an idea you’d like to work on from the platform and contact the idea owner.

I have an idea, but do not have a team and have not registered, what do I do?

If you are a single participant, you can pitch your idea at the Launch event after registering and build your team if you get selected to the next phase.

I am the idea owner of the selected idea and I need to build my team, what do I do?

Other registered participants can see your idea, so either they will approach you or you can find team members by researching and messaging fellow participants on the platform.

I’m interested to be a part of the Maker Games, but my idea didn’t get selected, what do I do?

You can join other teams whose idea has been selected.

OUR INDUSTRY PARTNERS

 

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 ADDRESS

UNSW Sydney
High St
Kensington, NSW 2052
Australia

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 CONTACT

E :themakergames@unsw.edu.au

M: +61 481 451 636

 

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