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The Fujitsu Graduate Innovation Challenge

What?

The Fujitsu Graduate Innovation Challenge is a UK-wide competition for all university students. Launching on 12th October 2015, your brief is to:

“Create an innovative solution that helps protect children online”


You have until 30th November 2015 to submit a business proposal identifying your idea or solution, using the ‘Apply Now’ button below.

Teamwork is an important value to Fujitsu in the UK and Ireland, and we encourage participants to work in up to teams of 5 (max) students on their business proposal.

Why enter?

The winning team of students will gain automatic entry onto the Fujitsu Graduate Scheme in 2016*. A solution that Fujitsu could implement by that winning team would also mean that they would work as Graduates on their specific solution for Fujitsu – helping to protect children online.

Runners-up will get to experience insight into Fujitsu via a specially organised meeting with one of our UK&I Directors – helping to build your career and professional network.

All entrants will benefit from collaboration with Fujitsu and associated organisations, with industry mentors assigned to finalist teams in December 2015.

Who?

Fujitsu – Our Graduate Recruitment Team, Cyber Security Experts and Senior Directors will all be involved in this exciting challenge.

Action for Children – Fujitsu’s Charity Partner in the UK. They believe every child should be safe and will be assisting in the creation of your ideas.

How to register and enter?

Join the Fujitsu Graduate Innovation Challenge to learn more and start working in your teams on your idea. By joining the Facebook group, you will be able to gain useful updates on the challenge, ask questions, and attend regular Q&As with Fujitsu and Action for Children.
To enter, please submit the following information by 30th November 2015:
-    Team Member Full Names
-    Team Member Email Addresses
-    Team Name
-    University(s) You Attend
-    Contact Number for one team member
-    Your Business Proposal (this can be a document or online demo for example)
Apply now

Terms and Conditions

*To be eligible for a chance to win you must be in your final year of study at university and able to start employment with Fujitsu as a graduate from Thursday 22nd September 2016. You must also fulfill entry criteria of a minimum expected 2:1 undergraduate degree standard (or higher), as well as holding the right to work in the UK.

If not a final year student, you may still enter the challenge, but will be exempt from winning the prize.

The winning entry will be determined by a panel based on apparent innovation and potential for helping keep children safe online. The panel’s decision will be final.

Travel expenses up to an amount of £100 will be reimbursable for candidates who reach any final event notified by Fujitsu as required to determine a winning entry.

Entry by an individual rather than a team is accepted, however, only one entry per individual will be accepted.

If the winning solution is not determined by Fujitsu as appropriate for implementation, whether in connection with the 2016 Graduate Scheme or otherwise, winning team members may still qualify for acceptance in the scheme, in other suitable Graduate roles.

All entries and any accompanying material submitted will become the property of Fujitsu. By submitting an entry, each participant agrees to assign to Fujitsu with full title guarantee all intellectual property rights in and to each winning entry and its accompanying material or otherwise arising in connection the submitted entry.

You must be a current UK university student aged 18 years or over and resident in the UK to enter.

Entries received after 30 November 2015 for any reason are automatically disqualified. Fujitsu does not accept any responsibility if a participant is unable to accept the prize and join the scheme.

By entering this competition, you agree that any personal information provided by you with or in connection your entry may be held and used by Fujitsu and its agents and suppliers to administer the Fujitsu Graduate Innovation Challenge.

If you win, you agree that Fujitsu may use your name, image and other information that you have shared with Fujitsu in connection with this innovation initiative to announce the results - and for any other reasonable, related promotional purposes

Although the Fujitsu Graduate Innovation Challenge makes use of social media, it is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by or associated with Facebook – and each participant in entering understands that Facebook is released from any responsibility for this competition.

By submitting your entry, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.