Hack Attack

UTSC MAccFin Hack Attack Poster

MAccFin (Master of Accounting and Finance Program) at the University of Toronto Scarborough is excited to announce Hack Attack. Hack Attack is a virtual hackathon event that is organized specifically for all high school students in Ontario between Grades 11 and 12. This event is sponsored by CPA Ontario; Pepsi Co and MNP.


A hackathon is a social event that brings together teams of students from different schools to build upon or create a solution for a company which has a business issue that requires immediate strategic decision. Hack Attack Hackathon is not only fun but teaches you about teamwork, make you understand about your strength and weakness, and most importantly give you a chance to take and turn your idea into a reality.


Incredible Prizes & Opportunities

  • Cash prizes for the top 3 winning teams ($1,000, $750, $500)
  • Coffee chat with industry leaders
  • A day at MAccFin
  • Product giveaways
  • During the event, there will be networking opportunities, fun activities and lucky draws


Registration Information:

Students are asked to form a team of 4-5 members and register as a team.

Please refer to the registration link at the end of the webpage. This registration link will provide you with more details regarding this event.

Please also contact mahnoor.shah@mail.utoronto.ca if you have any questions regarding the event.


How to Prepare for this Hackathon:

Pre Event:

  • There will be an info session for all participating teams to learn more about hackathons and how to better prepare for the event
  • Each team will be provided an information package regarding the industry and company which they will hack and each team is encouraged to do some research regarding the company and industry prior to the event

During the Event:

  • More info will be provided at the event regarding the issue and each team will be given time to prepare for their hack
  • Each team will be asked to prepare a 20 minute presentation to pitch in front of a panel of judges


Take on the challenge and see you at this fun and exciting Hack Attack!!


The Master of Accounting and Finance Program (MAccFin) is North America’s only graduate degree that integrates both accounting and finance business disciplines. Offered at the University of Toronto Scarborough campus (UTSC), MAccFin delivers a world-class, practical educational experience that prepares students for three designations: the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®) designations and provides additional real-world co-op experience.

The Combined Degree Program (CDP): UTSC, Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Specialist in Management and Accounting / Master of Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) allows exceptional students who are registered in the Management and Accounting (Specialist) program to apply during Year 2 of their undergraduate studies and be considered for admission to the MAccFin program. The CDP is designed for students with no prior work experience who are interested in pursuing careers in account management, wealth management, consultancy, and entrepreneurship

Date & Time: 
Sat, October 30, 2021 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
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