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ASHRAE UK Midlands Chapter is pleased to announce that the 2019 Student Competition will be held on 3 September at Loughborough University. All Masters and final-year undergraduate students are welcome to participate. This page provides the details of the event and how to enter.


Time and Venue

3 September 2019, 10:30 - 17:00

Hewson Studio

Loughborough University


LE11 3TU


Buffet lunch and refreshments are included



Eligibility and Criteria

All masters students and final-year undergraduate students who have done a dissertation project in any subject that is relevant to ASHRAE's goals are eligible to enter. Prizes are only awarded to ASHRAE student members, hence you must have applied for student membership before 3 September. The UK Midlands Chapter offers funding to reimburse your first year's student membership fees after you take part in the Competition. 

Your presentation can be of any subjects that are relevant to ASHRAE's goals, which covers the built environment from both engineering and design aspects. Your presentation is expected to be based on your dissertation works. It will be judged by how well the most innovative aspects of your works are communicated to the audience within the time limit. The detailed judging criteria can be found here. The majority of the panel of judges comes from the industry. 





Prizes are offered by the UK Midlands Chapter in association with our sponsors. These include: 


1st Place

Certificate and £700 for traveling to the ASHRAE Winter Conference in January 2020

2nd Place (Hilson Moran Prize)

Certificate and £200 cash prize

3rd Place

Certificate and £100 cash prize


Certificate and £250-worth of BSRIA publications

All winners

Goodie bag and invitation to the formal dinner in the evening


How to Enter


Register for the 2019 Student Competition




You are welcome to attend the event as a visitor or spectator. Please register for free here.