Schools & Colleges Essay Competition 2018


Write an essay of 2,000 - 3,000 words on:


“Green” lessons from and for Guildford and Freiburg


Guildford and Freiburg take environmental issues and sustainability very seriously. Research and analyse how the two towns address current issues.   What lessons can be learned from the two towns? Your essay should consider at least 3 issues, and explain how the two towns are dealing with them. Explain what you would like to see each town address in the next 5-10 years.


You should write between 2,000 and 3,000 words. The websites of the two towns could be useful starting points (Freiburg has an English version website: ).


- and you could win £100, and a beautiful book donated by Freiburg's city council.


You must be aged 16-19 during the 2018-19 academic year, and a student at a school or college in Guildford Borough.


There will be three judges.