Global Student Challenge offers students a chance to learn skills to stand out from the crowd as well as an opportunity to compete head to head in Hong Kong to win mentoring from industry leaders and CIOB Past Presidents. The challenge is open to students based anywhere in the world on a built environment Bachelor’s degree level course. Your team will manage your own virtual construction company, testing your strategic, marketing and financial skills to the limit. The winning team at the Hong Kong finals will receive a cash prize and each team member will also be personally mentored. Past mentors include Alan Crane CBE, Bob Heathfield and James Wates.

Global Student Challenge 2016 is now closed for entries. With teams entered from across three continents, it’s looking to be the biggest challenge yet. The finals in Hong Kong will take place from 8 to 14 July.



Global Student Challenge Timeline

Step 5

Finals in Hong Kong

8 July 2016

The finals will take place in Hong Kong from 8 to 14 July 2016.

Step 1

Entries will be open in the Autumn for the 2017 game.

When entries are open, make sure to register your teams and start your journey to becoming the construction leaders of tomorrow.

Step 2

Registration has now closed

29 February 2016

Trials have now started for the registered teams.

Step 3

The game begins

9 March 2016

Good luck to all teams! The game will take place over six consecutive weeks.

Step 4

Finalists have been announced

30 April 2016

We'll be announcing the final six teams who have made it through to play in the finals in Hong Kong!


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