The Schulich School of Engineering and the Hack Your Learning club have joined forces to host the first ever SchulichHacks coding competition. We will be inviting the most competitive teams from universities across the country to participate in this year's environment-themed Hackathon.

About the Challenge: Save the Environment

Environmental challenges continue to be a major point of concern in our society today. From reducing our carbon footprints to effective waste management, data and technology can be leveraged to bring forth much-needed major change. Join us in this hackathon to develop creative and innovative data-centric solutions for real-world environmental problems.

Interested teams must register at:


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$CAD10,500 in prizes

First Place

Second Place

Third Place

Best UX/UI Design

Best use of APIs and Datasets

Best Technical Theme

Best collaboration/team-work

Devpost Achievements

Submitting to this hackathon could earn you:


Dr. Gouri Deshpande

Dr. Gouri Deshpande

Reza Razavi

Reza Razavi
CTO at Userful

Dale Carter

Dale Carter
Software Development Manager at Benevity

Matt Rose

Matt Rose
Tech Lead at Arcurve

Judging Criteria

  • Strategy/Algorithm
    35% | Includes projects simplicity, ingenuity, and overall ability to achieve desired outcome.
  • Code
    35% | Involves structure, consistency, readability, and efficiency.
  • Resource Management
    10% | Includes memory usage efficiency and programs CPU usage.
  • Presentation
    20% | Involves design process & justification, design critique, voice, articulation and timing, visual aids, and response to questions.

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