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  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 2017 was the biggest challenge yet. The 2018 game will be open for entries soon.


Global Student Challenge Timeline

Step 1

Entries are now open for the 2017 game.

10 October 2016

You're signing up for a FREE TRIAL of the challenge first, which will give you plenty of time to practice before the official game begins in March 2017.

Step 2

The Free Trial Begins

9 January 2017

Teams will begin the free trial and get some good practice before the game begins

Step 3

Registration will close.

14 February 2017

Trials will be finishing off for the registered teams.

Step 4

The game begins

22 February 2017

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

Step 5

Finalists have been announced

12 April 2017

We've announced the final six teams who have made it through to play in the finals in Hong Kong!

Step 6

Finals in Hong Kong

16 July 2017

The finals will take place in Hong Kong in July 2017.


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