LifeStartRewards

  1. LifeStart Beta 2 (Feb 26th 2018) Rewards*

    There is a lot to gain when participating in LifeStart. From credits to endorsements. Even mentoring sessions and internships are available to those who convince us with their solutions, concepts, and actions. And because we know how challenging it is to be a student sometimes, we add some cash prizes too.

    Everyone’s A winner

    Complete a challenge and get access to the following bonuses:

    • A digital certificate for being a founding member and a Beta tester in an exciting new project helping students across the UK.
    • Opportunities to work with the Virgin Money team building "the bank of the future", invitations to co-creation events, customer panels and more (subject to availability).
    • Virgin Money and Virgin StartUp Challenge Participation Certificate to include on your LinkedIn profile and CV.

    Overall Red Ticket Winners

    Boost your CV and win cash prizes!

    1st Place - Gold

    • £1,000 Cash from Virgin Money
    • £100 Virgin Experience Day Voucher
    • Challenge Winner Certificate
    • Internship / work experience with Virgin

    2nd Place - Silver

    • £500 Cash from Virgin Money
    • £100 Virgin Experience Day Voucher
    • Challenge Winner Certificate
    • Mentor session with a senior business executive or entrepreneur

    3rd Place - Bronze

    • £250 Cash from Virgin Money
    • £100 Virgin Experience Day Voucher
    • Challenge Winner Certificate
    • Mentor session with a senior business executive or entrepreneur

    Challenge Prizes:

    Each challenge includes a unique prize. So whether you're in the top 3 challenge winners or not, you still have a chance to win. See specific challenge for details.

    Additional Prizes:

    As well as a chance to win a prize in a challenge, we'll be running a whole lot of giveaways amongst all participants in LifeStart. Follow us on Facebook.com/slifestart or Instagram/slifestart for a chance to win.

    * Note:

    • The prizes for each challenge are as listed and updated on the LifeStart website from time to time.
    • The prizes may be subject to further terms and conditions which will be confirmed when they are awarded.
    • The prizes are non-transferable.
    • Events may occur which render the competition itself or the awarding of the prizes impossible due to reasons beyond our control and, accordingly, we may in our absolute discretion vary or amend the competition and you agree that no liability shall attach to us as a result thereof.
  2. HOW IT WORKS

    1. Join us or sign in
    2. Apply for a Challenge
    3. Fill in your information and upload your entry in the Work Area
    4. Submit!
    5. Complete the survey (we will send you an email)
  3. WHAT YOU’LL NEED TO SUBMIT

    To enter, you’ll need:

    Information about you and/or your team

    Your and your team members’ names, their university email address. That’s it!

    A short description of your idea

    Describe your idea in maximum 300 words.

    A video with information about your project

    Enter the link to your 3-minute presentation video
    All entries must be uploaded to YouTube and if you wish they can be “unlisted” but cannot be private otherwise we cannot review them. (See more about YouTube settings)

  4. EVALUATION PROCESS

    We have assembled a panel of judges who will evaluate your submission based on the following criteria:

    1. Quality of presentation.
    2. Strength of the idea.
    3. Market research and validation.
    4. Scale of impact.

    The judges will be announced through social media and email.

  5. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

    1. You must be a UK student.
    2. Your work must be original, and you must have the right or authority to submit it for review and have it published..
    3. All entries must be received by the challenge deadline.
    4. All applicants must complete the post challenge survey.

    Please see the full Terms and Conditions here