King's College London

Based in the heart of London, King's College London (KCL) is ranked in the top 10 UK universities in the world (QS World Rankings 2020).

Students accepted to compete in this competition will pair up with students from KCL 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 four 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.


  • Students must be currently enrolled with UQ.
  • Students must have completed ECON1010, ECON7000 or ECON1011.
  • Open to postgraduate and undergraduate students.


Applications will open Monday 19 February and close Thursday 29 February.

Teams will be announced before Tuesday 5 March 2024.

Applications for students enrolled in King’s College London should be directed to with the subject line “Borderless Competition”.

Competition dates

The competition period is from Tuesday 12 March to Wednesday 27 March 2024. 


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 Terms and Conditions.

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

King's College London

Students from King's College London 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 for more information.



The winners of this competition will be announced here

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Department of Political Economy
School of Politics and Economics