FLUX business challenge

FLUX is one of the UK's largest inter-university business challenge competitions and is an excellent talent spotting opportunity with some of the most able students from over 16 universities attending.

Two day event taking place on 6 & 7 January 2016

Lancaster University

Student teams competed over the two days to solve a business challenge using the Business Planning Tool Xing.

FLUX and Xing were developed by Working Knowledge who have licensed Lancaster University to run this competition.

The student teams are judged by our corporate sponsors who assess the viability of the proposal.

Universities - find out more about how you can be involved in FLUX2016.

Employers - find out about the benefits and sponsorship options available for FLUX2016.

FLUX 2015 Video

Previous event - FLUX 2015

FLUX2015 was won by Plymouth University who scooped the grand prize of £1200.

Runners up were Edge Hill University, Glyndwr University and Manchester Metropolitan University, each winning £600.

FLUX2015 offered four levels of sponsorship, providing targeted recruitment and networking opportunities through the event.

Sponsors are also able to strengthen their brand awareness amongst the students and universities attending.

FLUX2015 was supported by the following sponsors:

  • BAE Systems - lead sponsor for FLUX 2015
  • IBM
  • Aldi
  • Micron
  • Thales
  • Deloitte
  • EY

Read more about FLUX 2015 on the Association of Graduate Recruiters news page.


‌International construction and engineering group Costain set the challenge for students competing at FLUX2014.

Other corporate sponsors included:‌

  • IBM
  • Deloitte‌

Read more about the success of FLUX 2014.


If you want to be part of FLUX or require more information about this event, please contact:

E: Lyndsey Egerton

T: 01524 592487