Europe’s 1st DataViz Challenge!

For the second year running, Mazars has joined forces with Tableau, UNICEF and EDHEC to create Europe's first data visualisation contest. This is a great opportunity for students to demonstrate data savviness, develop key skills for their future career and have fun!

Congratulations to the winners!

On Friday 17 June the final of the #StudentDataVizChallenge2022 was held on the EDHEC executive campus in Paris. A big bravo to all top 10 finalists for their high quality vizzes and impressive pitches. 

And the winner is.... Qiaolong Lin! Check out his outstanding and well structured data viz. Congratulations!

“This competition taught me that I can both have fun and improve my data viz skills by learning from my peers and industry experts. I would say to my fellow students: the Challenge is a great opportunity for you to improve your
data visualisation skills and build the foundations for your career in the future.” Qiaolong Lin

... And the top 3 final ranking is: 

  1. Qiaolong Lin, EDHEC Business School, France
  2. Li Chen, EDHEC Business School, France
  3. Hugues Rubin de Cervens, Institut supérieur d'électronique de Paris (ISEP), France

How does it work?

The Student DataViz Challenge is open to all students currently enrolled in a degree-granting programme at an accredited academic institution in Europe.

Your mission? Use UNICEF’s data to extract great insights, package a creative dataviz and help contribute to its mission – promoting the rights of every child.

  1. Use UNICEF's public databases, available here and these additional data sets
  2. Choose a theme
  3. Tell us the story behind the data collected
  4. Download your free Tableau License
  5. Create and submit your data visualisation between 14 March and 1 May 2022


Find the full competition details here.


Top 10 finalists - check out their vizzes:

Claire Cizaire, Mazars’ Group Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, and Westley Birmingham, Data Scientist at Mazars, share their dataviz top tips and the reasons you should participate now: 







 What’s in it for you?

  • Data is a strategic asset to create a more just and equal world. With data in the right hands, decisions can be better informed and more equitable.
  • Data visualisation equips you with the skillset for a career in data science, finance, consulting, digital marketing, strategy, international organisations…
  • It’s the occasion to learn, network and have fun with data!


And there’s some great prizes to be won, of which:

  • Tickets to Europe’s biggest tech event Vivatech 2022 in Paris,
  • Job application tips & tricks session with our Mazars HR specialists,
  • An interview with UNICEF for a paid Data Visualisation internship!


What’s the timeline?

  • Submit your visualisation by 1 May 2022
  • Top 10 finalists will be announced by jury on 16 May 2022
  • 17 June 2022: join us for the grand final in Paris! Top 10 to pitch their viz before the jury for a chance to win.


Discover our job opportunities at Mazars in the UK and in France


Job openings in the United Kingdom

Data & Automation Junior Consultant

Ethical Hacking Junior Consultant


Job openings in France

Consultant Junior Business Analyst

Stagiaire de fin d'études Consultant Business Analyst

Stagiaire de fin d'études Data Engineer

Stagiaire de fin d'études - Data Analyst