A Guest Lecture under the topic “All about Hackathons – How to participate and Win” was organised by the students association of Information Technology (S@IT) with the assistance of the Department of IT on 26th July 2019 at the Munasinghe Hall, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. The resource person was Mr. Dulan Dias from the Department of Computer Science, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Mr. Dulan Dias is the Gold Medal Winner (Tertiary Category) from APICTA (Asia Pacific ICT Alliance Awards) 2018, and a National Best Quality ICT Award (Sri Lanka) holder. He explained how he progressed from participating in hackathons and winning them as well as the important aspects to compete as a team and win. He will be mentoring teams formed among students of the department for the Design-a-thon to be launched shortly.