Imperial College London

Are you looking for a way to stand out from the crowd?


Undergraduate EEE students in a lab

Competitions and awards are a fantastic way to show employers just what you can do.

Make your CV stand out from the crowd by entering competitions, awards and prizes. These are a great way for you to gain experience and skills to include on your CV. By including your participation and achievements, employers will have evidence of your motivation and other skills developed! Some can also help you to raise your profile with employers and provide useful networking opportunities. Plus they often offer a cash prize or work experience for successful participants. 

So, if you have a innovative business idea, are looking for an opportunity to be creative or are keen to take on a challenge make sure you have a look at our competitions and awards webpage for more information. 

Current opportunities include:

The Mayor's Entrepreneur competition 2022 is looking for student business ideas to help deliver good growth for our city – growth that makes London cleaner, greener and ready for the future. There will be four different categories/awards: environment, tech, creative industries and health. A big cash prize is available for the winner so register your interest today!

The FT Talent programme invites students and early career professionals from diverse backgrounds to work closely with the FT to solve business cases. The three-day competition gives participants access to unique FT content, workshops and people. It helps foster new creative thinking within the FT and develop potential solutions to strategic business issues.


Sophie Hale

Sophie Hale
Careers Service