Deloitte launches Olympics student ideas competition

Deloitte has launched a competition to win two weeks’ paid work experience and a trip to Singapore for students who suggest bright ideas that help to deliver the London 2012 Olympic games.

The business advisory firm launched the competition inviting students from universities across the UK to put forward their own ideas on how to create positive experiences for different groups present at the Games, from athletes and officials, to local residents, spectators, and the media.

Students who enter must set out their ideas in 2,012 words. The student with the best entry will win a trip to the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games and two weeks of paid work experience in the London 2012 sponsorship team at Deloitte.

Heather Hancock, Deloitte’s lead partner for London 2012, said: “Part of London’s bid to become host city was that London’s Games would be for the ‘youth of the world’. Deloitte is playing a leading role in realising this ambition through the Deloitte Business Competition – taking the power of London 2012 into universities to promote business awareness, innovation skills and entrepreneurial thinking.”

Successful entries will be selected in five regional heats. Finalists will travel to London next spring to go on a tour of the Olympic Park and be assessed on their response to a final competition challenge, by a panel of judges.

The Deloitte competition will close to entries on Tuesday 1 December at 12:00pm.

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