Judging panel announced for JCT Student Competition 2017

The judging panel for the JCT Student Competition 2017 has been announced, comprising experts from the education, law, media, and professional practice sectors within the construction industry.

The competition focuses on creativity and finding innovative solutions to address a range of industry topics and issues. Students can enter their submissions in any format they choose – it could be a video, design or drawing, photographic essay, or traditional essay.

Categories for this year’s competition included skills shortages, sustainability, collaboration, BIM, technology, and health and wellbeing.

The competition offers both support and a creative opportunity for construction students, with a winning prize of £1,000 and runner-up prizes of £250 available. It is open to any student registered with a UK institution, studying a degree, professional qualification, vocational course, trade apprenticeship, or any other construction-related study programme. The competition closes on Wednesday 15 March 2017.

The judges for the 2017 competition will be:

  • Tony Bingham, barrister and arbitrator, 3 Paper Buildings, Temple
  • Neil Gower, chief executive, JCT
  • Michael Haste, director, Pascall+Watson Architects
  • Alan Jones, course leader, BSc Building Services Quantity Surveying, University College of Estate Management
  • Daniel Kemp, innovation and features editor, Construction News

More can be found out about this year’s judging panel by visiting http://corporate.jctltd.co.uk/students/judges-2017.

Judging will take place in May with the winners announced in June. More information about the competition, judging panel and entry for students can be found at http://corporate.jctltd.co.uk/students.