Competitions – PwC and Freshfields

Competitions from PwC and Freshfields – from a quick selfie to a 3,000 word essay, deadlines in October and December.  Prizes include techy goodies, cash, and work placements.  Read on to find out more…

PwC competitions

Short and tweet

Enter our #WhatTech competition by tweeting @PwC_UK_Careers with your technology predictions for 2014. Your tweet should be centred on answering the question “What’s next for Technology?”  Entries can be by text tweet (no more than 140 characters), video, picture or infographic and don’t forget to include #WhatTech to be in with a chance of winning a day shadowing our tech team in London and a ticket to the UK Tech Awards on 12 November 2014. The first 100 entries will also win a techy goody.  Deadline: 24 October 2014

Come and find us on campus!

1. Look out for our coffee crew on campus. Not only can you get a free hot drink, but you could win an iPad mini! To enter, take a selfie with your free drink, tweet @PwC_UK_Careers with your photo and the hashtag #PwCfreecoffee.  Deadline: 24 October 2014.

2. Look out for our new Consulting tour. Take a photo of our tourbus and tweet @PwC_UK_Careers with your photo and #PwCConsultingontour to be entered into our competition to win an iPad mini!  Deadline: 29 October 2014.

PwC’s Opportunity Challenge

A national general knowledge quiz competition where teams from across the UK’s top universities compete against each other to flaunt their intellectual prowess. Regional winners will receive a cash prize of £500, with the national final being held at an exclusive event in our More London office to battle it out for the ultimate prize of £4,500. All winnings must go to the represented club/society.  Find out more at:

Tax reform competition In a quest for fresh thinking and debate on tax reform, PwC is launching a major competition that asks students ‘How would you change the UK tax system to improve future employment prospects and drive the economy?’ Share your ideas in an essay of 2,500 – 3,000 words and you could win £20K and the chance to present your idea at a business event in London. Some of you may know a lot about tax, others very little, no matter which, there’s lots of information on our website to get you started

Freshfields competition from Mykindacrowd

Answer this questions in 500 words and submit at

How can Freshfields, a global law firm, reduce their travel footprint without compromising on exceptional customer service?

The winning applications will receive:  A two week work placement with the company, tailored to the students interests

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