Participating in a work-ready competition is a great chance to challenge yourself in your particular area of interest. Employers seek students that have the drive to pursue external projects while still remaining committed to university studies. 

You will be able to test your skills in a practical setting, while still remaining in a safe and encouraging environment.

Think of it as a stepping stone towards your career goals!

IBISWorld 3P Innovation Competition

Published 17 August 2017 @ 10:30 AM, by UTS Careers

Prize: 1st Place $12,000, 2nd Place $8,000, 3rd Place $5,000

About: The IBISWorld 3P Innovation Competition is an annual contest for UTS undergraduate and postgraduate students. The competition gives students the chance to explore creative and innovative business ideas whilst being mentored by business professionals. The challenge requires students to develop a new, innovative product/idea or service associated with the 3P (People, Planet, Profit). The teams are required to develop their ideas into a viable business case, submitting a LEAN CANVAS for judging. 

https://www.uts.edu.au/current-students/business/prizes-awards-and-competitions/ibisworld-3p-innovation-competition

Honeywell Engineering Scholarships for Indigenous Students

Published 11 August 2017 @ 01:13 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: $ 2,500 Scholarship

About: This scholarship is provided to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students studying an engineering degree at university. Honeywell are providing 4 scholarships worth $2,500 each for students to use towards their studies or living expenses

https://careerhub.uts.edu.au/students/jobs/detail/4192211

AMP University Challenge

Published 1 August 2017 @ 11:44 AM, by UTS Careers

Prize: $5000 for first prize

About: Financial planning based competition that requires you to prepare a discussion paper that provides advice on a hypothetical case study. The top five discussion papers will be selected by our panel of experts, and these five teams will advance through to the Finals day.Finalists will be invited to AMP's Circular Quay office to present.

If you are an individual and looking to form a team for this competition, please click the Join a Team link.

https://www.amp.com.au/unichallenge/home

Chippendale World Art Residency - Premier Art Competition

Published 26 May 2017 @ 03:05 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: Three winners of the Prize are to be awarded six week Artist Residencies in the culturally rich and colourfully inspiring region of Provence & surrounds, Southern France.

About: Create a painting of a landscape that evokes a sense of PLACE!

http://chippendalecreative.com/initiatives/art-prize/

Google - Code Jam Kickstart

Published 26 May 2017 @ 02:33 PM, by UTS Careers

Prize: Top participants from each round may be invited to interview for a role at Google.

About: Series of six online rounds of algorithmic quizzes -- all designed by Google engineers. From your own home, you’ll have the opportunity to get a glimpse into the programming skills needed for a technical career at Google, while at the same time showing off your own talents.

https://code.google.com/codejam/kickstart/