King's College London

Based in the heart of London, King's College 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 King's 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.

Applications

Applications for this competition are now closed to UQ students.

Applications for students enrolled in King’s College London are still open and should be directed to elisa.cavatorta@kcl.ac.uk with the subject line “Digital Competition”

Competition dates

February 17 2020 – 27 March 2020

Prizes

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 King's College London 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 elisa.cavatorta@kcl.ac.uk for more information.

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Winners

The winners for this competition have been announced here.  


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Department of Political Economy
School of Politics and Economics