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UTS Tech Festival: iOS Student Hackathon

Celebrate the end of semester and let loose with your iOS design and development skills!

In June 2022, the UTS Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology will be hosting the 2022 iOS Student Hackathon.

Hosted by our incredible industry partners Bilue and Commonwealth Bank who will mentor students through the two day experience.

This two day event will unlock your creativity as you create an iOS application from scratch in your teams and with the support of industry mentors. No grades, no job expectations – just a chance to have fun, meet new people and learn new skills.

What's a Wordle?

Recently, the relatively benign online word game Wordle ( ) has taken over social media, with people posting green and yellow squares with little or no explanation. But what is Wordle and what is it about its design that has propelled it to an instant viral hit?

Dr. William Raffe was invited to give a few media appearances and talk about the features of the game in more detail. You can access these below:

UTS Animation Guild x Playmakers Game Jam

Join Playmakers and Animation Guild on the 16th and the 17th of December for a final end of year horror theme game jam.

For those confused on what a game jam is, it is a competition where teams of people come together to make a game in a short amount of time (in this case, less than 48 hours!). Whether you are a veteran game programmer and designer, a talented sprite artist, an audio mixing genius or are just interested in making a game for the first time, then this is a great event to be a part of!

UTS Animation Guild x Playmakers Social Jam

Calling all artists, programmers, audio and game designers! Join us for a casual evening of games and activities at the Social Jam.

UTS Animation Guild (UAG) and Playmakers are hosting a collaborative Game Jam over two days in December. In preparation for the event a 'Social Jam' will be held on Dec 6th, starting at 2pm in UTS Building 06, Lv 04, Room 40.

Throughout the event we'll play some digital and board games, and engage in collaborative activities to break the ice!