New Judging Panel Announced for JCT Student Essay Competition 2014

A new line-up of judges for JCT’s 2014 Student Essay Competition has been announced. The competition is now into its third year and continues to offer a unique opportunity for construction students to receive recognition and support for their skills.

With a winning prize of £1,000 and runner-up prizes of £250, the JCT Student Essay Competition 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 19 March 2014.

The judges for the 2014 competition will be:

  • Tony Bingham, barrister and arbitrator at 3 Paper Buildings, Temple
  • Rebecca Evans, editor of Construction News
  • Peter Hibberd, JCT chairman.
  • Alan Jones, course leader, BSc Building Services Quantity Surveying, College of Estate Management
  • Jamie White, head of major projects and commercial activity, CITB-ConstructionSkills

This year’s topic is “What could be done to simplify construction?” and entries are limited to 2,500 words.

Judging will take place in May with the winners announced in June. Further information about the competition can be found by visiting the competition pages.

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