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Economics Essay Competition 2018

The School of Economics, University of Nottingham Malaysia campus, is organising an Economics essay competition. 

The topic of the essay competition is: “Discuss critically if minimum wage in Malaysia should be set according to the 'living wage' concept?” 

The essay competition is open to all pre-university and high school students in Malaysia. The following prizes will be awarded:

First prize:       RM 1,000
Second prize:    RM 800
Third prize:      RM 600
3 consolation prizes: RM350 each

The closing date is 7 August 2018, Tuesday.

The terms and conditions and  entry form for the competition can be downloaded by clicking on the links. 

A copy of the competition flyer can be downloaded here


School of Economics is pleased to announce the winners of the Nottingham Economics Essay Competition 2018. 

The judging panel has decided to award the following prizes: 

  • First prize: Khoo Qi Xuan (Nexus International School, International Baccalaureate) - essay 
  • Second prize: Shacind Anathan (Taylors University, A Levels) - essay 
  • Third prize: Simran Kaur Gill (Sri Dasmesh International School, Year 10) - essay 
Consolation prizes (in no particular order)

  • Tan Ejin (Inti College, SACE) - essay
  • Vincent Cheong Jian-Hua (Taylors University, A Levels) - essay 
  • Evaleez Voo Lian Yun (Institute Sinaran, A Levels) - essay 




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