In its third time running, and now in collaboration with 4 leading Australian Universities, EY is calling upon all students from the University of Sydney, Macquarie University, UTS and Monash (both Clayton and Caulfield campuses) to take part in the EY Case Competition.
EY Case Competition is an intervarsity competition challenging university students across all disciplines to form potential solutions to complex issues facing businesses today. This competition provides an unparalleled opportunity for students to explore the work of an EY Advisory Consultant.
For questions and information on the case competition including key dates and submission guidelines, please see the relevant relevant university UTS event page here.
Expression of Interest
Are you interested in joining the competition but don’t have any members to form the necessary team of two to four? This is form is available exclusively to current UTS WiB members.
Register your details with us and once we have other registrations come through and enough for you to form a team, we will send you an email with the other WiB member(s)’ details and contact information.
This form will close on Monday, August 14th at 9PM.
Please read the Competition Structure and Requirements below. If you CANNOT actively participate and contribute, please do not register your interest.
Details and other team members will be sent out as they become available and other members register and put down their details, so please complete the form at your earliest convenience to ensure a higher chance of being involved in a team.
Upon submitting this form, you should receive a confirmation email within sixty minutes during work hours. You will be contacted again by the WiB Executive team once we have enough members register to form a team with you.
The Case Competition consists of 3 stages – an Initial Report Submission, the Campus Heats and the EY Finals.
Detailed instructions will be emailed to teams at the beginning of each stage.
1) Report Submission
After registering your team, applicants will be emailed case materials and the competition brief. Using the provided criteria to guide your submissions and drawing upon external research, students will have one week to submit their report.
2) Campus Heats and Campus Finals
The top report submissions will progress through to the Campus Heats round – transforming their report into a pitch and presenting to a panel of university academics and EY representatives.
3) EY Finals
The winning team from each Campus Final will represent their university at the EY Finals – held in the EY office at 200 George Street, Sydney. Teams will have 6 minutes to present their solutions followed by 4 minutes of question time.
Case Release: 21st August
Report Submission due: 27th August 11:59pm
Workshop and Feedback session: TBC
Campus Heats: TBC
Campus Finals: TBC
EY Finals: 6th September
The case provided by EY will be stimulating, and as such we advise all teams to allocate the time needed to best perform in each stage of the competition.
For any questions regarding the EY Case Competition, please message your society’s Facebook page.
The top team from each university will compete for a cash prize of $1500, and mentoring from EY Consultants. An exclusive networking event with EY representatives will follow the presentations.
The EY Case Competition is brought to you in collaboration with Sydney University Business Society – SUBS, Macquarie University Business Society – MUBS, UTS Business Society, BusinessOne Consulting UTS, UTS Women in Business, BCSS Clayton and BCSS Caulfield.
Which university will come out on top?
EY is a leading, global professional services firm. In 2016, advisory was the fastest growing service-line of EY, with this competition offering a premier chance for students to experience the life of an EY Advisory Consultant first-hand.