STUDENTS

Tech Industry Gold Live! is a vital part of your degree course and is your opportunity to accelerate your tech career.

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Tech Titans Student Competition

The Challenge

Students are tasked with coming up with an idea of how Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be used to serve people with disabilities and remove barriers to accessibility How can we use AI to create a more accessible world for everyone?

There are two entry/prize categories: 

  • First year student teams or individuals  
  • Second and final year student teams or individuals

The finalist team or individual from each university will pitch to top tech bosses at Tech Industry Gold Live! on 22nd November 2023 at Kings House, Manchester.

What you could win

1st prize: The winning team or individual in each category will receive a trophy, digital credential and £600

Runner up prize: The team or individual will receive a digital credential and £400.

There will also be individual spot prizes to students who stand out within teams!

What you need to do

  • Outline your idea and innovation in a 5 minute presentation
  • Think about how you will apply business, project and interpersonal skills into your project as well as your technical skills
  • Some suggested accessibility categories you may consider are hearing; sight; mental health; physical; neurodiversity; learning 
  • You can address one or multiple categories
  • You will be asked to pitch live for a maximum of 5 minutes followed by a 5 minute Q&A session
  • You can use any media, animation, props, or prototypes in your live pitch. Be as creative as you can and have fun!