Student Essay Writing Competition - Submission Deadline Extended


The Industrial Relations Society of Victoria invites all Victorian undergraduate and postgraduate students to submit an essay to the annual Industrial Relations Society of Victoria Student Essay Writing Competition. The winning entries at undergraduate and postgraduate level will each receive a cash prize of $500. The winners will also receive a free annual student membership of the IRSV for 2018/19 year. Second place winners in each category will also receive a membership and a small prize.

This competition is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate university students with an interest in industrial relations and who have been enrolled in in the State of Victoria at any time in the current academic year.

Entrants should submit a paper of up to 3,000 words on a contemporary issue in Australian industrial relations, broadly defined.

All entries must be submitted electronically to by 5pm Sunday 7th October 2018, and must be accompanied by the registration form . Entries received without the declaration below will not be accepted. Entries will be judged by an experienced panel of Industrial Relations academics and practitioner.

Winning entrants will be notified by phone and email. The decision of the judging panel will be final.

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Sunday, October 7, 2018 - 15:30