INK, Middlesex Inter-University Writing Competition

Middlesex invites university students across the United Arab Emirates to take part in our writing competition.

The competition requires you to do what you do best… write.

With some great prizes available for winners and further opportunities this competition is not to be missed.


Competition Rules and Registration

Categories: Short Fiction and Poetry

Competition detail:

1. Short fiction -  no more than 2,000 words

2. Poetry – no limit

Student eligibility: All students who are registered with a UAE university can take part

All Undergraduate and Postgraduate students are welcome to participate.



Entries should be sent to along with the Entry Form here. All entries should be in Microsoft Word and must follow the guidelines outlined in the Terms and Conditions here.

Once submitted you will receive an auto response confirming successful submission. If you do not receive the auto response please resubmit your entry.

Competition Key Dates

Registration begins – 22 January 2015

Final submission – 2 April 2015

Result announcement – to be confirmed

Competition Awards Event – September 2015