The ICCO University PR World Cup is a pitching competition for university students from around the world who want to put their creativity and PR knowledge to the test.

Learn more about this year’s charity partner, the World Wildlife Fund UK

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Learn more about the competition here


The 2022 ICCO University PR World Cup participants are listed below.
In most instances, students competing in the competition are elected by University faculty, having demonstrated a keen interest in building a career in PR and Communications during their school tenure.

American University in The Emirates –  Maryam Abdulkareem & Aysha Ali Alaslai
Budapest Business School – Mila Bozic & Anna Ivanova
Corvinus university of Budapest – Traki alhase & Danijela Kovac
George Mason University – Alexander Ramirez & Rylee Sadler
Leeds Beckett University – Olivia Withnell & Rose Halpin
Middlesex University Dubai – Aliya Muhammed Selman & Samyuktha Shankar Narayanan
Murdoch University Dubai – Clara Armanious & Arwa Shoeb
Murdoch University Dubai – Urooj karim & Jephtha Osei Afriyie
University of Johannesburg – Mapaseka & Mmakgotso
University of Johannesburg – Nhlanhla Mxolisi Msindo & Mlungisi
University of Westminster – Maria Istrate & Georgia Starling

2022 ICCO University PR World Cup JUDGES

Gigi Rice

Midweight Creative, Citizen Relations & Co-chair of the GPRYB

Ludi Garcia

Managing Director Spain, Hotwire

Luca Hadnagy

Freelance PR Consultant

Katie King

Founder & Creative Director, Katie King & Co. & Lecturer,
Leeds Beckett University

Martin Slater

Owner, Noesis Srl

Maureen Conlon

Head of Communications & Client Services, UK

Stephen King

Senior Lecturer, Middlesex University Dubai

Sylvester Chauke

Tisankhe Kapwata

Manager: Contact Education
Red & Yellow Creative School of Business

If you would like to nominate a judge for the 2023 ICCO University PR World Cup, please email Keryn Nelson at