Organization : Old Mutual & Nedbank
Competition Name : Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition
Announcement : 2018 Finalists
Applicable For : Permanent resident status in South Africa
Competition Deadline : 31 May 2018
Prize : R150 000
Website : http://www.budgetspeechcompetition.co.za/2018-finalists/
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Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition Finalists
The Nedbank & Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition was launched in 1972. Whilst the format of the event has evolved over the last four decades to keep up with the changing times, judges have continued to select essays written by some of the top economic minds our country has produced.
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** Mr Schalk Willem Bothma – Stellenbosch University
** Mr Andre Lourens – University of Pretoria
** Mr Khayelihle Madlopha – University of Zululand
** Miss Makhotso Pulumo – Monash University
** Miss Zaziwe Maluleke – University of Johannesburg
** Mr Gerard Pieterse – University of Cape Town
** Mr Caleb Qoyo – University of Cape Town
** Miss Emily Roberts – University of Cape Town
** Ms Shirin Shaker – University of Pretoria
** Mr Diagoras Stathoussis – Stellenbosch University
** Miss Anneleen van Dyke – North West University (Potchestroom)
** Ms Esther Bhosha – University of the Witwatersrand
** Mr Marcel Bovijn – Stellenbosch University
** Miss Cayleigh Brink – University of the Witwatersrand
** Mr Priviledge Cheteni – North West University (Mafikeng)
** Mr Remert Erasmus – Stellenbosch University
** Ms Bianca Fisher – University of Johannesburg
** Miss Daniela Lamparelli – University of the Witwatersrand
** Mr Baneng Naape – University of the Witwatersrand
** Mr Victor Sithole – University of the Witwatersrand
** Mr Mongi Tshaka – University of Fort Hare (East London)
Essay Writing Guidelines
** This section aims to offer you technical help around writing an academic essay.
The Comprehensive Guide to Writing an Academic Essay :
** The Comprehensive Guide to Writing an Academic Essay has been compiled specifically to assist Budget Speech Competition contestants. A selection of links to websites covering various aspects of research and essay writing is also provided.
Oxford Reference Guide :
** We have posted a simple reference guide from Oxford for you to work through. Remember that correct referencing is a critical part of an academic essay and if you reference incorrectly you will not even get past the starting blocks as your essay will be rejected.
** Proper referencing and acknowledgements are vital in writing any essay or academic paper in order to avoid charges of plagiarism. A good bibliography and the presence of citations also indicate to you tutor and adjudicator how much research you have undertaken.
2018 Essay Questions
** What are the systemic risks of bitcoin/crypto currencies if any and have regulators been sufficiently aware of any risks?
** It is 2018 and a new ANC government is in place, what would you as the new finance minister do to restore fiscal credibility? What would the impact of this be on monetary policy and the economy?
Please Note :
** Entries not conforming to the rules of the competition and the format requirements will be disqualified without being read.
** Once submitted, the copyright of the essays rests with the sponsors.
** Essays are checked for plagiarism using Turnitin software.
** Plagiarism will not be tolerated and essays that have been plagiarised will be disqualified without being read. Click here to learn all about plagiarism.