SUSS-Microsoft Analytics Hackathon 2018
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1 Sep 2018

 SUSS-Microsoft Analytics Hackathon 2018



​Day 1 ​Date: 1 September 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 9.00am – 1​.00pm
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences, 463 Clementi Road, Singapore 599494
​Day 15 ​Date: 15 September 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
Venue: Singapore University of Social Sciences, 463 Clementi Road, Singapore 599494
Registration is now open. Please click here​ to register. 
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* Finalists are eligible for provisional admission into the full-time BSc in Business Analytics with Minor programme (terms and conditions apply)


​​18 August 2018 (2359 hrs​)​​ ​Closing date/time for team registration
1 September 2018 (9.00am – 1.00pm)
​Opening & Visual Studio for R Workshop
​10 September 2018 (1200 hrs) ​Submission deadline
​12 September 2018 ​Shortlisted teams will be notified
​15 September 2018
(9.00am – 1.00pm)
​Finals. Presentation for shortlisted team and prize giving ceremony.




  • You mu​st be a registered student of a polytechnic in Singapore.
  • If you are under 18 years old, you will need a signed consent from your parent/legal guardian for you to participate in the Hackathon. The consent form will be sent to you after you have done your registration. 
  • You may sign up individually or as a group. The group may have a maximum of four (4) people from the same polytechnic. One of the team members will assume the role of a leader. Those signing up individually will be treated as a team of 1 member. You are not allowed to be on more than one team for this Hackathon. Your team may seek out a mentor from your polytechnic to assist you with participating in this Hackathon.

Hackathon Details

  • ​SUSS will issue the scenario for this Hackathon at the Opening on 1 September 2018. 
  • Please ensure that you have Visual Studio for R installed on your laptop when you attend the Visual Studio for R workshop. 
  • Your team will develop your solution using Visual Studio for R or other Microsoft products that may be introduced during the workshop. 
  • Your team can only submit one entry for this Hackathon no later than 10 September 2018 at 1200 hrs.  Your Submission should include the R codes developed by your team and relevant documentation of your R codes. 
  • If your Submission is shortlisted for entry into the final round, SUSS will notify you or your team on 12 September 2018 via email.
  • Finalists will present their solution to the judges in person on 15 September 2018.  Each presentation will not be more than 20 minutes. 
  • Winners of the Finals will be announced and the awards ceremony will take after all finalists have done their presentations​.


​Amount (in SGD)
​1st prize ​$1,000
​2nd prize ​$800
​3rd prize ​$500
Above are the top 3 prizes. There will also be merit prizes awarded for the other finalists.​

For the full term and conditions, click here​.​​​​​​​​​​