Winners of the Equality & Diversity Essay Competition 2020
The winners have been selected for New College's 2020 Equality & Diversity Essay Competition!
Each year, the competition is open to Year 12 students from our Step Up partner schools, with a concurrent competition open to New College students. This year's topic was LGBTQ+.
The Step Up School Winner was Maria Copley, from Cardinal Newman Catholic School and Sixth Form College.
The New College Student Winner was Oliver Smith.
A runner-up was also selected in each category: Kaithlene Spiritu, from St Angela's Ursuline School, and Jack Underhill (current student).
The winners each received a £300 first prize, with the runners-up each receiving £100.
Congratulations to all of them!
Find out more
For more details on the competition, including some thoughts from our winners, take a look at the dedicated Equality and Diversity Essay Competition page.