Are you the Arts and Humanities Undergraduate of the Year?

Open to penultimate year undergraduates only, studying any arts and humanities degree

Win

A ten-week paid summer internship on Barclays Wealth and Investment Management Internship Programme plus a meeting with the Chief Executive of Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.

APPLICATIONS HAVE NOW CLOSED

What are the entry criteria?

We're searching the best universities in the UK to find the outstanding penultimate year arts and humanities undergraduate. We're looking for a winning mix of personal skills, career motivation and an excellent academic record. The rewards are great: the winner will be awarded a ten-week paid summer internship on the Barclays Wealth and Investment Management Internship Programme plus a meeting with the Chief Executive of Barclays Wealth and Investment Management.

He/she will collect the award at a gala event in Canary Wharf, London on 19 April, 2013.

Even if you don’t win, you still stand a chance of making the final shortlist of ten, all of whom will be royally looked after by Barclays and invited to the Undergraduate of the Year Awards as their guests.

So if you are a penultimate year undergraduate studying any arts and humanities degree course...

And you are curious about/passionate about the finance industry...

And you have 300 UCAS points or equivalent and are expecting at least a 2.1…

And you think you're the best arts and humanities undergraduate in the UK, click the big button below.

Closing date for entries is 31 January 2013.

How do I win it then?

It’s not easy to win the Undergraduate of the Year Award and competition will be fierce. The process is demanding and only the truly outstanding and committed will make it to the last 10. There are three stages that you’ll have to get through.

Stage One: Register online to submit your personal data and answer three special questions posed by the sponsor of the Award. Complete three or four online tests designed exclusively by our partners SHL, the world’s leading assessment provider. The online assessment will take you around two hours to complete (although you don’t have to complete it in one visit) and somewhere between 30 and 70 candidates will pass through to the next stage. The closing date for entry is 31 January 2013.

Stage Two: The best-matched students (according to the results of the online tests) make it through to the second stage. The sponsor then decides on a shortlist of ten from the undergraduates who pass the first online stage. This will be done in a variety of ways including telephone interviews, assessment centres and further tests (depending on the sponsor).

Stage Three: The final shortlist of ten is invited to the Undergraduate of the Year Awards in Canary Wharf London on 19 April, 2013 where the winner will be announced.

Last year's winner: Rosa O’Rourke

Rosa is studying History at Royal Holloway, University of London. Between lectures and coursework she enjoys reading, cycling and running. She also helps and mentors fellow students with a variety of specific learning difficulties or disabilities. Rosa is a grade seven violinist, having played since the age of seven. After completing the summer internship at Barclays she plans to continue her career in this field after she graduates.

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