Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

Information for competition entrants

The 2018 competition will take place on Friday 22nd June 2018. Please see below for details on how you can enter the competition. Info covers how to enter, criteria, dates, relevant training, and prizes.

Stages of the competition

Stages of the 3MT competition at College, University, UK, and Universitas 21 levels.

How to enter

How to enter and who to contact. All students must enter the competition through their School / College.

Criteria for your 3 Minute Thesis

About the criteria your 3 Minute Thesis presentation must meet.

Important dates

Important dates for each stage of the 3MT competition.

Tips for success

Ideas to help you prepare the best 3 minute presentation you can.

The prizes

Information about the prizes at the different levels.

Training available

Information on training that you may find helpful.


Relevant contact details for the competition.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some questions you may have, including eligibility criteria.