• The UBC has helped over 26,000 students with employability and enterprise skills

  • 83% of students agree employability skills improved after participating in the UBC

  • "Because of doing the UBC I was selected for a placement out of 150 candidates"

  • “The UBC UK was one of my top experiences at university”

  • Congratulations to Royal Holloway -

    Winners of UBC UK 2016-17

  • Entries are now open for UBC UK 2017-18 - see How to Enter

  • "I have learned, grown and evolved from this wonderful experience"

Hall of Fame: Previous Winners

HERE ARE THE PAST WINNERS OF THE UBC UK. Will your team make it to the Hall of Fame?

WINNERS 2015 / 2016 UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Team members were: Kit Bridge (Team Leader), Rob van den Bergh, Shirin Badalbeyli and Roland Amponsah.

WINNERS 2014 / 2015 UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD

Team members were: Jessica Ng Hwee Li, Yong Yee Ching, Umang A Mehta, Nayden Yurukov and Jonathan Paito. Jacqueline Davey, IBM VP Enterprise and MidMarket Sales (left) presented the prizes.

WINNERS 2013 / 14: UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL

Team members were: Ash Sony, Oliver Deane, Matthew Sarre, David Corfield and Wai Lun Poon. They were supported on the day by their lecturer (holding the trophy), Claire Spencer, School of Economics, Finance and Management.

WINNERS 2012 / 13: ESSEX UNIVERSITY

Team members were: Craig Cumming, Georgi Dimitrov, Kalina Georgieva, Hu Jiaxing and Li Peiyao. They were supported on the day by Prof Michael Sherer (left).

WINNERS 2011 / 12: ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

Team members were: David Grünbaum, Pia Dewenter, Stefan Ewald, Anna Mowka and Matthias Pust. They were supported by their faculty members Allison Beaumont and Robert Jones (to the left).

WINNERS 2010 / 11 BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY

Team members were: Charli Gazzard, Kelly Doyle, Gary King, Jeme Durici and Angel Yeung. They were supported throughout the competition by their lecturer Mark Ridolfo (right). The IBM graduate recruitment team lead by Gwyneth Barker (back row on right) presented the prizes to the winning team.

WINNERS 2009 / 10 ASTON UNIVERSITY

Aston University team members were:  Christian Burton (holding the UBC UK trophy, Gregg Warwick (team captain), Maksim Aleksandrov and Marcus Chng. (Back row): Dr James Stone (lecturer) and Sonia Bannon, IBM Campus Liaison.

WINNERS 2008 / 9 IMPERIAL COLLEGE LONDON

Imperial College London team members holding the IBM UBC UK trophy are:  Jason Lin, Hesham Zafar, Ashley Uglow, Daban Abdul-Hamid and Maximilian Tay (Team Leader - right).

WINNERS 2007 / 8 ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY

ARU team members were: Stefan Muench (team captain), Daniel Kunert, Felix Richter and Philip Gotter. They were supported by their lecturer Robert Jones. Sonia Bannon (right) of IBM UK presented the teams with the trophy and the winners prize.

WINNERS 2006 / 7 SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY

SHU team members were: Sam Boon (team captain for the Grand Final), Dan Jarman, Rob Davies and Andrew Coop. Ben Haywood, their team captain through stage 1 and 2 could not attend. However, he was there in the form of the team mascot, held by Dr Simon Brown, their lecturer.

WINNERS 2005 / 2006 University of Manchester

University of Manchester, team members were: Yifei He, Jia Wang, Mingxi Tong and Lulu Liu, with their lecturer Jim Freeman.

WINNERS 2004 / 2005 Imperial College

Imperial College team members were: Saurabh Pandya (team captain), Yi Zhang, Chao Yu, Zhi Sheng Lim and Wei Cher Feng. They are photographed here together with Tara Gill, University Liaison Officer, IBM.

WINNERS 2003 / 2004 University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Newcastle team members included: Will McElderry (Captain), David Abernethy, Anthony Luckman, Zoe Andrews and Andrew Howat They are pictured with their tutor Steve Riddle (right) and Hazel Manley (second right) of IBM who presented them with the winner's cheque for £1,000 and the trophy.

WINNERS 2002 / 2003 University of Sussex

University of Sussex team members included: Alexander Rankin, Russeell Goatcher, Stephen Readman, Essel Hagan, Tjerk de Graaff

WINNERS 2001 / 2002 Farnborough College of Technology

WINNERS 2000 / 2001 University of Sussex

Team Members included: Matthew Gill (Chairperson), Adam Poole, Philip West, Elizabeth Rawson and Jason Chung

WINNERS 1999 / 2000 University of Cambridge

WINNERS 1998 / 1999 University of Durham