Essay & Art Deadline








Congratulations to Fatema Zahra Chandoo on the incredible artwork gracing the cover of our autumn cover “Panacea” .

This issue was packed with inspiring medical, healthcare, veterinary and dental wider reading topics. Our readers are using their knowledge of relevant topical issues to show admissions selectors that they are committed, informed and knowledgeable about their chosen subject. Many readers have also published their own research articles in the magazine – a great boost to any CV and talking point at university interviews.

You can boost your CV and contribute to the magazine in a number of ways:


National Essay Competition

Enter the National Essay Competition. You could win our national essay competition by submitting your answer to the question ‘Is the WHO a force for good?. Discuss.’ The deadline for submission is 15th November 2021 at 12pm and entries can be submitted via the submission form below. 


Do you want to improve your reflective skills for your university application?
Would you like to make a difference in healthcare as an applying student?
This is the competition for you!

Please answer from the perspective of a prospective doctor, dentist or vet. Your maximum word count is 1500 words, including the title and subheadings. You must include references if you have made use of them, although this will not be included in the word count. Essays will be marked down if they are over the word limit. Please structure your essay and make use of paragraphs where appropriate. We are looking for essays that have a unique message and critical insight into title. The use of personal experiences and your now thoughts are encouraged. Please use Calibri font size 12 for the main body of text. Headings can use a large sized font at your discretion.

National Art Competition

Enter the National Artwork Competition. If you have a creative flare, you could submit a piece of art to the National Artwork Competition. The winning entry is published on the front page of our national wider reading magazine. The theme for the next magazine is “LOOKING GLOBAL” and the deadline for submission is 15th November 2021 at 12pm. Entries can be submitted by the entry form below. 


This competition is open to students’ years 11-13/S4-S6 applying for any healthcare related specialty.
We are welcoming submissions from applying students for our front cover competition for Mentor’s “Looking Global” issue in December. Please use your creativity and discretion to create an A4 piece of work that links with the theme. Make sure your submissions are scanned in at highest quality possible.

Publish in our national magazine – If you want to receive mentoring to get your original ideas to full publication in a national magazine then contact mentormagazine@medicmentorfamily.org for more information.


The winner will appear on the front cover, recive a certificate, appear on the Medic Mentor website and social media. The runner up will appear on the back cover.