Make your pitch to win a MacBook Pro

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Calling all entrepreneurs: we've got an epic competition for you right here. Pitch us your best business idea and you could win a shiny new Apple MacBook Pro, courtesy of the lovely people at The University of Law Business School.

It's breathtakingly easy to enter. Just come up a great business idea and submit it using the competition form below. Expert judges from The University of Law Business School will whittle all entries down to a final shortlist before the TSR community has the final say on the winning idea.

Just tell us about your business idea and why it would be a success. You've got until 31 August to submit your idea.

Here's what you could win...

13-inch MacBook Pro in space grey, featuring:

  • 2.3GHz dual-core 7th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, Turbo Boost up to 3.6GHz
  • 8GB 2133MHz LPDDR3 memory
  • 128GB SSD storage
  • Intel Iris Plus Graphics 640
  • Two Thunderbolt 3 ports


Apple MacBook Pro

How to enter

Entering is easy. Just follow these steps.

  • Come up with a name for your business
  • Work out your elevator pitch - a quickfire summary of what your business will do and why it's such a great idea
  • Suss out your market. Who would buy your product or service? How much of it could you sell?
  • Grab your phone and take a video to support your entry. Camera shy? No worries, this bit is optional

We'll be announcing the shortlisted entrants in mid-September, but remember you must have submitted your entry by 31 August to be in the running.

Entry to this competition has now closed.
The University of Law's privacy policy can be viewed here. Competition prize is a 13-inch Apple MacBook Pro in space grey. The prize is subject to availability, non-transferable and no cash alternative will be offered. If a winner does not claim their prize within 10 days of being notified, then their prize will be forfeited and an alternative winner selected. The competition will close to entries at 23:59 on Friday 31 August 2018. A shortlist of entries will be chosen by a panel of judges made up of employees of The University of Law Business School and The Student Room. This shortlist will be announced for public vote in mid-September. Visitors to The Student Room will be able to vote on their preferred entry from 10 September 2018 - 24 September 2018. The entry that acquires the most votes will be declared the winner. The winner will be announced on The Student Room on 8 October 2018. Where they are not superseded by any terms specified above, this competition is subject to our standard competition terms and conditions.

Our partnership with The University of Law Business School

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The Student Room is proud to work with The University of Law Business School as the official partner of our business hub.

The University of Law is the UK's longest-established specialist provider of legal education and training. It is now bringing its expertise in quality education to the business world, with undergraduate and postgraduate programmes that focus on practical learning, personal development and employability.

As part of The University of Law, business school students are joining an institution which has received a gold ranking for its teaching, learning and outcomes in the government-led Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) in 2017.

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