WIN an international trip

To a booming start up community

Entrepreneurship and Workshop Mentoring

Develop your skills in design thinking and product development

Industry Networking

Solve a real-world Industry Challenge with the support of dedicated mentors

Earn Course Credit

If your team progresses to Stage two, you can enrol in ENGG3060 – a student initiated projects course (6 UoC) which can count as a discipline elective course

Building Networks

Make lifelong friendships and start to build the networks that will help you build your career


About The Maker Games

The Maker Games is an exciting prototyping competition and course open exclusive to UNSW students. Students work together in teams to create an innovative solution to industry-led challenges and build a working prototype of their idea.

Stage One

  • Step 1 – Individual registration
  • Step 2 – Team formation
  • Step 3 – Attend The Maker Games Design Sprint Weekend as a team or individual to be placed in a team
  • Step 4 – Submit your team’s challenge proposal for selection

Team formation

  • Students are required to form cross-disciplinary teams of 4-5 people who have completed 96UOC by Term 2, 2018
  • If your team’s pitch is accepted and you progress to Stage Two and build a prototype, a minimum of three students in your team must enroll in ENGG3060 for Term 2, 2019

Register for ENGG3060 (Term 2)

2nd October

Student registrations, challenge voting opens

1st February             

Top 20 challenges on Moodle by student vote concludes

1st March

The Maker Games Design Sprint Weekend (Mandatory)

15/ 16th March

Deadline to submit your 2-5-page summary brief for industry selection

17th March

Winning Stage 1 teams announced

1st April

Stage 2/ Term 2 begins

3rd June

Stage Two

Starts at the beginning of Term 2.

Designing and Building your Prototype for Course (Student Initiated Project ENGG3060) – includes bespoke events,  exclusive mentoring sessions with industry representatives and academic staff, and more!

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