Exeter UK

With three campuses across the UK, Exeter has a strong and reputable identity as one of the United Kingdom’s top universities.

Students accepted to compete in this competition will pair up with students from Exeter to form teams of four. Upon commencement of the competition, students will be allocated an economic issue with a detailed task sheet.

Students will work together via a number of digital platforms in order to tackle their given economic issue over a six week period (10-20 contact hours). 

Benefits of taking part in this competition include developing employability skills by evidencing an ability to:

  • collaborate with other students to achieve a common outcome
  • communicate economic analysis through written, spoken, and digital modes
  • prepare reports and deliver presentations
  • work independently when required
  • solve problems and provide workable, realistic solutions
  • critically analyse proposed alternatives
  • work in a globally connected, culturally diverse environment.


This competition is only open to UQ students who are either currently enrolled in, or have completed ECON2300. This competition is not open to PHD or Honours students.

Competition dates

February XX – XX 2020


First place: $1000

Second place: $600

Third place: $400

Prizes are split equally among team members of four (4).

UQ students are subject to UQ’s Competition Terms & Conditions. Exeter students are subject to their own Terms & Conditions.


  • Terms & Conditions
  • Competition Rules
  • Task Sheet
  • Marking Criteria

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University of Exeter, Streatham Campus, cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Pierre Terre - geograph.org.uk/p/1004277, cropped to provide small image for navigation to this page.
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