Undergraduate Video Competition 2018

The Royal Economic Society’s Undergraduate Video Competition is back for a second year. For your chance to win £1000 you have until the 27 July 2018 to send us your 3-minute video focusing on a topical economic issue.

Entries should explore how economics can be used to understand current issues; it should be clear and understandable to non-economists and they should be able to get their point across without relying on economic jargon.

There are no set topics – videos could be on a major issue such as the implications of Brexit, the possibility of a trade war, the importance of diversity & inequality, the productivity gap, or any other economic concepts that students wish to explore.

Individuals or team entries (up to 6 people) are welcome and teams can be formed across different year groups. All entrants must be undergraduates studying at a UK University. The winners will win a £1000 prize and a certificate signed by the RES President. Winning entries may also be shown at future RES events.

If you need some inspiration, take a look at last year’s competition winner from the University of Edinburgh.

How to enter

To enter the competition, entrants must upload their video to YouTube, mark it as ‘unlisted’ then download and complete and application form from our website and send it to RESOffice@res.org.uk by the 27 July.

By uploading the video to YouTube, entrants agree to grant us permission to use their video for promotional purposes on all our platforms, YouTube and social media (with credit to them as creators). To avoid copyright issues, videos must only use footage that they have the right to use or is creative commons.


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