Competitions

Competitions are a great way of gaining experience for your CV and can also provide the opportunity to earn extra cash.

Check this page regularly to see what's new.

ICSA - Tom Morrison Essay Prize

Take part in ICSA’s 2018 Tom Morrison Essay Prize competition, initiated and supported by ShareGift, and be in with a chance of winning £1000!

£500 runner-up prize.

Closing date: 19 March 2018

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KPMG International Case Competition 2018

Fancy your chances at winning an all-expenses paid trip to Kuala Lumpur with KPMG's International Case Competition?

Networking with students from 21 countries from around the world. Just one of the many opportunities you can experience through participating in the KPMG International Case Competition. Find out how you can join us from 9-12 April, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Energy Services of the Future Contest

This open innovation Challenge enables people worldwide to collaboratively develop, share and refine solutions on the Hyve Crowd Innovation Community Platform. Along with our Challenge partner, SEAS-NVE - Inc. - a large energy provider in Denmark, and with the help of a jury of international experts we will award 6,000 in prizes to top ideas and ideators.

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Closing date: 19 December 2017

Enterprise Nation - student start-up of the year competition

This competition is a great opportunity for students and young entrepreneurs to share their businesses and business ideas, with the chance of winning a business investment.

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Launch date: 13 January 2018

Targetjobs - Undergraduate of the year awards

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year is an annual awards competition that aims to find the best undergraduates in the UK. Prizes include work placements, exclusive overseas trips and much more. The Awards were set up to identify and celebrate the UK's best undergraduates in specific areas, such as degree subjects (business, engineering etc) and other categories (the one to watch, women etc).

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The Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition

A must for aspiring commercial solicitors

  • Six legal work experience placements available for each member of the winning team with Barclays Legal, Clifford Chance, Dechert, Mayer Brown, TLT & Travers Smith
  • A bespoke suit for each member of the winning team
  • Entirely CV blind competition

Register your interest

Charlie HR - Student Founders Challenge

We're a fast growing UK startup, founded by entrepreneurs who began starting businesses while still at university. CharlieHR is a software used by 1000s of startups in the UK. The Student Founders Challenge is a competition with a £1000 prize for the best submission from a student entrepreneur (or future entrepreneur!).

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Net Lawman Scholarship Programme

Net Lawman is a legal documents retailer, selling both templates that you can download and edit yourself and personalised contracts that are tailored to your circumstances based on your answers to web-based questionnaires.

Our scholarship awards are designed to help students with start-up costs, whether investment in IT, stationery, business administration or learning tools.

We have two awards each year: One scholarship of £800 (eight hundred British pounds) One scholarship of £500 (five hundred British pounds) In addition, successful applicants will receive legal documents to the value of £250.

Closing date: 31 December 2017

IDM Student Marketing Competition

The IDM Student Marketing Competition gives students a taste of what it’s really like to work for an advertising agency. 

The 2018 competition is sponsored by Royal Mail  -  download details.  The brief invites you to explore ways of increasing direct mail usage amongst a young audience in a b2b capacity. The winning team will take home a joint cash prize of £1500.

P&G Global CEO Challenge 2018

If you think you’ve got what it takes to set out a high-level strategy for a billion-dollar brand, test your business knowledge on P&Gs global CEO challenge.

Sign up to the competition and play the part of P&G manager, undertaking in-depth business case studies and producing winning solutions to advance your career.

Navigate your way through and, as well as getting valuable exposure to senior P&G people, you could see yourself jetting to Rome and Panama City. What’s more, impress our judges and you could land yourself an invitation to the P&G 2018 Signal conference held in Cincinnati. You’ll meet David Taylor of the P&G executive board alongside some of the world’s biggest disruptors and digital executives, who’ll share insights into how innovation is shaping business.

Further details and sign-up

Scottish Institute for Enterprise (SIE)

SIE organises various enterprise competitions, including

Check their website regularly to see what's new.

Barclays - The Next Reality

Love technology and want a front-row seat on the future of fintech?

Barclays are inviting students to be part of a unique competition and kickstarting platform that is all about unleashing powerful ideas for the future of fintech.

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Closing date : 5 January 2018