Held entirely online via the CyberStart platform!
When registration opens in June, students will need to complete the program
registration form. If you are eligible to participate, you will receive a confirmation email
and instructions on getting set up with CyberStart.
CyberStart is a high quality, online, gamified learning platform designed to teach, enthuse
and test cybersecurity skills in young people.
CyberStart has been played by thousands of students worldwide and encourages them to try
cybersecurity by putting fun first, via an engaging and addictive learning experience.
Students jump into the thrilling world of a cyber agent, where they solve crimes and gain
real world cybersecurity skills through over 200 practical challenges across four exciting
By simply playing the game, students gain
highly respected and desirable industry skills including forensic analysis, password
security and programming. The beginner-friendly learning curve gently onboards and
progressively challenges students, meaning that anyone can advance their skills in
You will have free and full access to play all the challenges in CyberStart until
Wednesday, Sept. 27 2023, and are encouraged to complete as many challenges
Round 1 is a non-timed challenge in which students are encouraged to use CyberStart's
built-in Field Manual, and to scour the internet to help them solve the challenges. The top
players will be selected to advance to Round 2.