ULI Asia Pacific invites final-year and graduate students enrolled with universities across Asia Pacific to form teams and participate in this exciting competition!
Complete the registration form by 13 February 2023 to register your team in accordance with the instructions below.
Please note that while the deadline to register is 13 February, the registration platform will be down for maintenance from 1 December through 5 December. Please start and complete your registration as early as possible!
The application includes a form for verification of your entry by your sponsoring university from your relevant faculty, department or program head.
How the Competition Works
Graduate students may form a team of three to five members, comprising at least two different disciplines, to register for ULI Hines Student Competition Asia Pacific. The ULI reviews all application materials and confirm the teams that meet the eligibility requirements by 20 February 2023.
ULI Asia Pacific will announce the competition site on 27 February 2023.
ULI Asia Pacific will release the competition brief on 3 March 2023. and announces the host city and site. The competition brief describes the specific challenge and deliverables for the competition. Between 3 March and 27 March 2023, team members will work together to create a proposal for the site that meets the requirements in the challenge brief.
Teams must submit all required documents by the deadline on 27 March through the competition portal.
The jury reviews all application materials and confirm the teams that meet the eligibility requirements by 20 February 2023. The jury will review all submissions after 27 March and shortlist up to three finalists to proceed to the virtual finalist presentation. You can refer to examples of past submissions from the Americas’ competition as an example here. Note that the requirements for Asia Pacific Competition differ in detail from that required under Americas Competition format.
The shortlisted finalists will have the opportunity to present their proposals virtually to the Jury on 20 April 2023.
Finalist teams may refine their original proposal with feedback from the jury, and prepare to present their proposals live to the jury on 27 April 2023.
Announcement of Winning Proposal
On 28 April 2023, the jury chair will announce the winning team in a virtual ceremony.
The winning team of up to five members will be invited to join the ULI Asia Pacific Summit on 30 May – 1 June 2023. Flights, accommodation, and registration to the Summit will be fully borne by the Competition organisers through support from Hines Corporation and ULI Asia Pacific.
All finalists will be offered a ULI student membership for one year.
Teams that wish to compete must submit the following information via the online registration process:
- Name of Team, team members and sponsoring university
- Names and contact information, degree programme and other relevant information for all proposed team members;
- Names and contact information for the team’s faculty advisor;
- Names and contact information for the team’s professional advisors (if proposed);
- Verification forms for each team member who is a part-time graduate student or a fifth-year eligible undergraduate student.
- Verification from the relevant responsible representative of the department head of the sponsoring school.
- Submission of registration including verification by 13 February 2023.
Review the eligibility requirements below, form your team, and complete the online registration in the appropriate form by 13 February 2023.
DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE LAST WEEK TO APPLY!
The submission form requires an amount of information and asks you to include faculty or university verification so that ULI can determine your team’s eligibility. You will receive quicker responses to your questions and have an easier time if you start the application process early. You can save the form and come back to it.
Eligible teams will include final-year and graduate students sponsored by 1 principal university or institution of up to five members, comprising at least two different disciplines, that meet all listed criteria and have provided required information at registration. Note: Eligibility is reliant on verification and support from the relevant sponsoring university.
ULI Asia Pacific reserves the right to confirm eligible teams, limit the number of teams that can participate in the competition, and select teams for participation based on geographic diversity, team statements, team makeup, university diversity, or other criteria listed in the competition guidelines.
Ineligible to compete are members of the jury; the competition faculty and professional advisers; all officials, current employees, and recent former employees of ULI; the employees, students, and immediate family members of any of these parties; and those whom ULI deems to present a conflict of interest; and all students from the finalist teams in the 2020 and 2021 competitions.
Failure to meet requirements
- ULI Reserves the right, and their complete discretion, to disqualify registrations based on the following criteria: it does not have the proper number or mix of students
- it does not have a faculty advisor
- it does not have the endorsement of its school/department/program head
- its application is late
- it does not include all the necessary documentation with the application