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Real-World Challenge

Real-World Challenges

Challenges set in the real world of work

Tackle a real-world problem, then persuade the experts, while developing key employability skills in the process.

Our challenges for 2022-23 include our Real-World Challenge: Climate Change which took place at PwC’s Belfast offices, and Real-World Prison Challenge which is schedulled to take place in semester 2, (check back here for dates).

Real-World Prison Challenge

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Information on Real-World Prison Challenge

Eligibility criteria and registration information for the Real-World Challenge: Inside the Prison System will be added to this webpage once confirmed.

The challenge will open for expressions of interest soon via MyFuture

Real-World Challenge Climate Change

Real World Challenge Climate Change Highlights

In the first of our Real-World Challenge series, we tackle climate change and looking at how industry leaders can use the ecological crisis to inform decision-making and prompt action.

The programme took place live in PwC’s Belfast offices on 12 October 2022, where students joined a team to tackle this real-world problem, then persuaded the experts –all while developing key employability skills in the process.

This challenge was open to students from all disciplines.

Images from Real-World Challenge Climate Change 2022