Student winners

Winner: Jonathon O'Dwyer - from Ulster University
2nd place: Georgios Lampropoulos - from International Hellenic University, Greece
3rd place: GU Shuxin - from Jiangsu and Rural Construction College, China

Open class winners

Winner: Motassim Rashid Thupsee, from Mauritus
Runner-Up: Thinuri Wijesekara , from Sri Lanka

Both to be submitted by a point of contact to BCS,, copy to and to 12.00 (noon) Tuesday 28 July 2020 (BST).

Single Power Point Poster competition, with 2 Classes, one for STUDENTS and the other OPEN.

Your entry should be a single Power Point screen relating to “How e-learning can be used to assist Society and the Environment”. Examples of topics could relate to gaining skills, or encouraging good practice.

Rules that apply to the competitions:

The BCS e-Learning Specialist Group will be running a STUDENT Class competition for students at Universities, Higher and Further Educational Establishments or secondary or primary schools in 2019-2020:

  • Entries are invited from individuals or groups of students at all levels whether in full-time or part-time study; open to BCS and non-BCS members.
  • The language should be English.
  • Declaration of entry should to be made to, with copy to and e-Learning poster competition as the subject line, stating Student or Open class.

For the Open Competition, entries via the individual or one member for group entries, who should be a BCS member, stating the BCS number - only one member per group for the open competition need be a BCS member, The subject heading of for all communication should be "e-learning Open Competition".

For the Student Competition, entries via a nominated single point of contact (normally a teacher or lecturer at the educational establishment) for each Student competition, the Point of contact need not be a BCS member.

For the students classes, the Point of Contact from that educational establishment is asked to:

Email your nomination for your establishment’s single Point of Contact normally a lecturer, to, with copy to and, with e-Learning Student competition as the subject line.

The Point of Contact should, when submitting, by Tuesday 28 July 2020, for their educational establishment, a zip file containing  the separate student power point slides with  the identification of the author(s) for each, together with the contact details of the nominated Point of Contact, eg full name, name and address of the educational establishment, country and email address.

For students having home-study, rather than conventional school attendance, a single person acting as point of contact for that region can submit the entries, but prior contact must be made in advance, with details of the group to be represented.

Each academic establishment or regional home study group may submit up to 30 entries for each competition; it is left to the points of contact to sift down to this limit, if more than 30 entries are submitted to them.

For the Open and for the Student Competitions

  • BCS e-learning will assess all submitted entries and select up to 20 per class for further consideration.
  • All entries must be free from any copyright, potential legal limitations or other issues that might cause offence
  • The judges’ decision is final.
  • BCS will obtain the media rights and all other rights appropriate for the competition.

The power points and names of the Winners, Runners-up and Highly Commended might be put on the BCS website.

The authors of winning entries will receive a Certificate and a small prize.