Apple notifies Swift Student Challenge winners ahead of WWDC

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WWDC 2023 Swift Student Challenge winners have been notified, and will receive a gift set along with entry into a lottery for an in-person event ticket.

Swift Student Challenge
Swift Student Challenge

Apple holds the Swift Student Challenge each year to encourage student developers to practice their craft and win prizes. Participants have to be over 13, part of an academic institution or homeschool equivalent, and not employed as a full-time developer.

Winners are being notified by email, and Apple Senior Director, Worldwide Developer Marketing Esther Hare, shared the news on Twitter. Participants can also check their status by logging into their developer account.

#SwiftStudentChallenge results are now posted. The quality and volume of applications this year was off the charts, so if you didn't win be proud of your efforts. " Investing in education always pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin #AppleDeveloper

-- Esther Hare (@EEhare)

Prizes include exclusive WWDC 2023 outerwear, AirPods Pro, a custom pin set, and a one-year membership to the Apple Developer Program. Those who opted in are also being entered into a special lottery for an opportunity to attend WWDC in-person in June.

Apple announced WWDC will take place from June 5 to 9. The usual operating system updates are expected, like iOS 17, but rumors state hardware could be announced too, like the long-rumored Apple VR headset.

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