Exeter UK

With three campuses across the UK, the University of 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 the University of Exeter to form teams of four. Teams are expected to work via a number of digital platforms in order to tackle their given economic issue over a designated period.

Accepted students will be issued with a detailed task sheet after they have been allocated to a team.

Competition Details:

Open to undergraduate and postgraduate students who have previously completed a course within the School of Economics, this competition will run during Semester 2 2020.

Successful students will work together in a real-time digital market platform, Lomeweb, to tackle a challenge and reach targets. After the market platform testing is complete, you will present your findings with your interuniversity peers via a video submission to a panel of international judges. 

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.


Applications Open: 10 August

Applications Close: 21 August 

Please note this application process is for UQ Students only. Exeter UK students are subject to their own application process. Please email your lead coordinator at J.R.Rogers@exeter.ac.uk for more information.


  • Students must be currently enrolled with UQ.
  • Students must have completed their first year of study.
  • Students must have previously completed an economics course at UQ School of Economics.
  • Open to postgraduate and undergraduate students.

Competition dates

Competition period: 31 August – 11 October 

Winner Announcements: 26 October


1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place

$250 AUD

$150 AUD

$100 AUD

Prizes are per UQ Student as outlined in The University of Queensland’s Borderless Exeter UK Terms and Conditions.

Please note, these conditions only cover students currently enrolled in The University of Queensland.

University of Exeter

Students from the University of Exeter are subject to their own competition rules and conditions and will receive prizes equivalent to the above in their local currency. Please email your lead coordinator at J.R.Rogers@exeter.ac.uk for more information.


Forms will be available for download closer to the competition date.


Image credits:
The skyline of Exeter from Redhills, cc-by-sa/2.0 - © David Smith - geograph.org.uk/p/6085515, cropped to provide banner above.