The Challenge

Credit Suisse and Student Competitions invite students enrolled at an institution of higher education in the UK to participate in the Credit Suisse IT Challenge. The competition is open to students graduating in either 2016 or 2017 respectively.

Participants are encouraged to put their analytical thinking skills to the test by answering two quizzes and two open-ended questions.

The winners of the competition will have dinner with senior representatives in London office, win an iPad Air or Amazon vouchers worth £250, £150 and £50!

Dates to remember

November 2, 2014, 23.59 GMT
Competition deadline - all competition components must be completed and submitted.

November, 2014
Announcement of the winners.

How to enter

To enter the competition, each applicant is required to:

  1. Sign up for the competition at http://itchallenge.credit-suisse.com
  2. Complete the quizzes, solve two open-ended questions, complete your personal profile and collect recommendations from family and friends on Facebook.
  3. Submit the completed competition application on the competition website by the October 31, 2014 deadline.

The entire entry must be completed within the given time frame of the competition.

Registration and application to the challenge is free of charge.

Screening process

Applicants will be judged and scored based on their quiz results, background information and the quality of their open-ended responses.

The winners will be notified of their standing in the competition after all applications have been received by the October 31, 2014 competition deadline.

The jury will evaluate the submissions and prize winners will be announced in November, 2014.