Bragg Prize 2022: 5 essay-writing tips via TikTok

The UNSW Bragg Prize for Science Writing
Love science and writing? Entries for the UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2022 are closing next month. Image: TikTok/@rachelschuckk

Stumped on how to start your UNSW Bragg Student Science Writing Competition entry? TikTok is full of essay-writing tips

The annual UNSW Bragg Prize is a science essay writing competition open to all Australian high school students in years 7 to 10. Not only are there some awesome prizes up for grabs for you and your class – it’s a great way to complement your studies across all areas including Science, English, History & Geography, Design & Technology and more!

This year’s comp asks you to craft an opinion piece to inform and persuade your reader on – what is Science and why do we need it? So, what does it take to create the perfect 800-word science essay? Short answer: an epic subject, awesome structure and solid research.

If you’re finding starting your essay the hardest part – welcome to the club. Half of TikTok seems to be battling with essay-writing, so we thought we’d share the tips – and LOLs.

Remember, these are just opinions. If you are looking for detailed advice from this year’s judges head here.

@doctorshaene Reply to @needcoffee101 Essay tips #learnontiktok #edutok #fyp #ucas #gcse #alevel #foryou #ivyleague #cambridge #oxford #year12 #year13 #study #tips ♬ original sound – Doctor Shaene

@sscarlettka Ig: sscarlettka #essay #essaywriting #commonappessay #commonapp #ucas #studyabroad #collegetiktok #study #americanintheuk #AP #ACT #IB #ibo ♬ original sound – Scarlett

 

@wanderingwithfaith #essaytips#foressays#fyp ♬ 原聲 – Est. 2022

@rachelschuckk forgot to upload w music :( #fyp #universitytips #essayhack #essaywriting #writinghack #essaytips #researchpaper #researchpaperhelp ♬ Coming of Age – Blondes

@freethinkingenglish Essay Structure 📝 #essay #writing #writingtip #writingtips #writinghack #essayhack #essayhacks #writinghacks #examtips #english #inglese #fyp #fy #f ♬ original sound – freethinking ENGLISH

UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing 2022

The annual UNSW Bragg Prize is a science essay writing competition open to all Australian high school students in years 7 to 10. Not only are there some awesome prizes up for grabs for you and your class – it’s a great way to complement your studies across all areas including Science, English, History & Geography, Design & Technology and more!

Bragg Prize

Thinking about entering? Get started with these resources!

  1. Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Teacher’s resources
  3. Writing tips from the judges
  4. Download the competition poster
  5. Australian curriculum links
  6. This year’s judges

The competition closes 5pm Friday 19 August 2022. Enter here

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As Refraction’s digital editor, Cassie Steel spends her days researching robots and stalking famous scientists on Twitter.

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