About

The NUS Data Science Student Challenge is designed to ignite a passion for the amazing things made possible by Data Science and to help students develop the skills necessary to harness the power of analytics.

The NUS has a prizepool totalling $9,000 USD, distributed to the winners, 2nd place and 3rd place teams. All participants will also receive t-shirts and other swag. It’s a great opportunity to build your skills, meet other top students, have fun and win great prizes. The NUS Data Science Student Challenge is a collaboration between NUS School of Computing, NUS Students’ Computing Club and Microsoft.

Rules and regulations:
– Although Microsoft Azure is strongly recommended, teams can use any type of platform to craft the solution.
– This event is open to all university students in Singapore
– Hackers will work in teams of 3-4.
– All teams preserve the IP rights on their own solutions.

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WHEN AND WHERE

Saturday May 6th
Start: 9:30am
Sunday May 7th
End: 4pm
NUS

COM1
13 Computing Drive
117477
Singapore

PRE-HACK EDUCATION

Information about prep session in the lead-up to the hackathon will be confirmed closer to the hackathon date.

LEARNING RESOURCES

To help you develop a deeper understanding of the tools techniques and processes involved in Data Science, we’ve put together a collection of resources and videos.

Tutorial One


Tutorial Two


Tutorial Three


Tutorial Four


Schedule

6TH MAY:

9:30am
Hackathon check-in opens

10:00am

Keynote and Technical Bootcamp Presentations

12:30pm

Lunch, then Hacking and Mentoring Begins

6:30pm

Dinner Break

7:30pm

Hacking Continues Overnight

7TH MAY:

8:30am
Breakfast

9:30am

Hacking Ends and Presentation Preparation

12:00pm

‘Science Fair’ Judging Begins, then Lunch

1:30pm

Final Presentations and Awards