"What are politicians able to deliver for the next generation of voters?"

Submit your blog and take part in the 'winners announcement' at an online event in June!


Are you a student aged 16 to 19 who has thoughts on what could or should be done? If so, we’re looking to you for creative ideas in our annual competition to find the best political student blog!

Students, from across the UK and abroad, are invited to submit a blog in response to this question  for our annual competition, run In partnership with the Financial Times and supported by the Association for Citizenship Teaching (ACT).

The deadline for submissions is 5pm on Monday 20 May

Please email your blog, of between 500-600 words and as an attached Word doc, to: a.s.crines@liverpool.ac.uk (copied to studentblogs@psa.ac.uk) . Be sure to state your name and the name of your school/college at the top of the blog!

The blogs will be judged by a panel of experts from academia and politics, who will look for creative thinking, good arguments, concepts and expression as much as writing skills!

  • All students who enter the competition will be invited to an online awards event in June where the winner and two runners-up will be announced. Full details of this event will be circulated at a later date!


  • The winning blog will be published online in the Financial Times, the PSA’s blog section on the website, and will be printed in the PSA’s prestigious magazine Political Insight.


You can see last year's winning blog here.

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Dr Andrew S. Roe-Crines is a PSA Trustee, responsible for Student, Schools & Undergraduate Programmes.

The Political Studies Association offers a School Membership at just £25 a year, allowing up to 10 teachers and staff members to access PSA membership benefits as well as receive details of dedicated support materials.

The Financial Times offers free digital subscription to 16-19 year-olds in full-time education, and their teachers around the world, as part of their Schools Programme

The Association for Citizenship Teaching represents teachers and others involved in citizenship teaching, working to transform the lives of children and young people through high quality citizenship education.