UCL Careers


Competitions and business challenges

Think you could beat other students from across the UK and around the world to win great prizes and even paid work experience with top companies?

Get involved with one of the many 'games' and business challenges running across industries such as Marketing, Journalism, Financial Trading, Project Management and more!

If you are getting involved, remember UCL Careers can help through our one-to-one advice service.

FT Talent Challenge competition

The FT Talent Challenge is a three-day event (26-28 October), held in the Financial Times Headquarters in London, it can really give students a sense of what it takes to work in the media.
The challenge is open to anyone who is motivated and interested in media, from any background. The more diverse the better.
You will compete in teams to solve real business and strategic cases related to the digital and media world. You will work with Financial Times mentors who will support you throughout the event – so it is a real learning and mentoring experience.

Each team has the opportunity to pitch their ideas in front of a unique audience of professionals and members of the FT management board. It is a unique opportunity for you to get into the media and FT world.

Competition deadline: 30 June

FT Talent Challenge

EDF Mobility Exploration Challenge

New methods of mobility are emerging in our cities and our countryside, driven by the need to protect the environment and by new trends.

EDF is calling on you to support this revolution by coming up with solutions to tackle the issues surrounding charging these new electric vehicles.

Choose one of the four topics to submit your best idea:

  • Micro-moblility
  • Location of charging station
  • User experience
  • Social network

Competition deadline: 30 August

EDF Mobility Exploration Challenge

Bayer Digital Campus Challenge 2019

Do you know how digital technologies can be used in healthcare to improve people’s lives? Bayer want to hear what you think!

How digital will Bayer be in 2030?

Digitalization is taking place everywhere and affects all of us. If we look at Bayer, we ask ourselves how we can capitalize on the opportunities that arise from digitalization. What effects do you think all these new digital technologies will have and how will Bayer change? And how can they be leveraged in the health business?

Competition deadline: 10 November

Bayer Digital Campus Challenge 2019