code of conduct

By participating in the Global Water Hack, you agree to abide by the below code of conduct. If you have any specific queries, please do get in touch via our email


All current university students in all disciplines are welcome to attend.

There is no prerequisite knowledge required and students at all stages of their degrees are encouraged to get involved.

Intellectual Property

Any intellectual property developed in the course of the hack remains the property of UNSW.


Our hackathon is dedicated to providing a safe and harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of the following.

  • gender
  • gender identity and expression
  • age
  • sexual orientation
  • disability
  • physical appearance
  • body size
  • race
  • ethnicity
  • nationality
  • religion
  • previous hackathon attendance or lack of

We do not tolerate harassment of hackathon participants in any form. Sexual language and imagery is not appropriate at any hackathon venue, this includes the following.

  • hacks
  • talks, presentations, or demos
  • workshops
  • any parties associated to the hackathon
  • social media
  • any other online media

Hackathon participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the hackathon at the discretion of the hackathon organisers.

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