Essay Writing Competition 2024

Welcome to our Fourth annual essay writing competition in collaboration with The Land Collective.

Essay Question

What is your assessment of the economic implications of the Build-to-Rent sector following the Global Financial Crisis?
  • The essay competition is open to current college/sixth form, university students and all member of the land collective community
  • Your essay must be between 800-1,000 words max.
  • You must answer the question as specified above.
  • Your essay must be uploaded in a Word.doc, without your name appearing in the document.
  • The deadline for the receipt of entries is 17:00 GMT on Friday 31st May 2024. Please note that late entries cannot be accepted.
  • The winner will be announced on Friday 14th June 2024.
  • All entries will be acknowledged by email. Please check your junk folder if you haven’t received it. Unfortunately, we do not have the capacity to provide feedback on unsuccessful entries.
  • The winner must be willing to be in any publicity that we or Bayfield publish related to the prize, which can include picture, name, testimonial by video and/or writing etc.
  • Winners are entitled to refer to the achievement on their CV.
  • Important Note: The essay must be the exclusive creation and entirely original work of the entrant. The use of AI tools is strictly prohibited, and any instance of plagiarism will lead to immediate disqualification. 


The winner of this competition will receive:
  1. A place on a Bayfield Training Real Estate Analyst: Financial Modelling in Excel course (worth £1,500 and CPD accredited).
  2. The essay will be published as a feature and promoted on The Land Collective website and social media platforms.
  3. As well as a £100 Gift Voucher of your choice.
The runner up will receive:
  1. A £50 Gift Voucher of your choice.
  2. The essay will be published on The Land Collective & Bayfield Training websites.

Past Competition Winners

How to Enter

For all essay submissions, click the button below and follow the instructions

Submission Deadline: 31st May 2024

Any Questions?

Contact a member of our team:

Sonia Martin-Gutierrez
[email protected]