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Applications now open for Miss Universe Great Britain 2022

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Applications are now open to those who would like to participate in the Miss Universe Great Britain 2022 competition. The deadline for submission of the application is on January 31. To be eligible, applicants must meet the following requirement: - Resident of England, Scotland or Wales - British passport holder - Between 18-28 years old (must be over 18 and under 28 - ie 27 - on 1st January in the year of the final) - Free to take part in Miss Universe (if crowned Miss Universe GB) - Never have been married or have had children The final competition is expected to take place in July and the winner will represent Great Britain at the Miss Universe 2022 pageant later this year. Last year's titleholder and Miss Universe 2021 Top 16 semi-finalist from Ipswich, Emma Rose Collingridge, will crown her successor at the end of the event. If you would like to follow in Emma’s footsteps, apply online at www.missuniversegb.co.uk ! Photo: Miss Universe Great Britain

Miss Universe Great Britain 2021 is Emma Rose Collingridge

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Emma Rose Collingridge was crowned Miss Universe Great Britain 2021 in a national final held on Saturday, October 16 at the Riverfront Arts Centre in Newport, South Wales. The 23-year-old beauty from Suffolk bested over 20 other finalists to win the competition and succeed Jeanette Akua. Christina Chalk and Amy Meisak placed first and second runners-up, respectively, while Stephanie Hill and Charlotte Kamale completed the Top 5. The new Miss Universe Great Britain holds an honours degree in English from Loughborough University. She will now prepare to represent Great Britain at the 70th Miss Universe (Miss Universe 2021) in Eilat, Israel this December. Photo: Dani Latimer / Miss Universe Great Britain

South African beauty Jeanette Akua to represent Great Britain at the 69th Miss Universe pageant

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Jeanette Akua has been officially announced as Miss Universe Great Britain 2020 on Monday, March 8. She was virtually crowned by the outgoing titleholder Emma Jenkins of Wales. The 27-year-old singer and songwriter of South African descent is a graduate of a master's degree in economics. She was a finalist on X Factor UK in 2013 and a semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent in 2017. "This win means so much to me. It's more than just a crown. Pageants are more than just beauty. It's bigger than that. It's about celebrating women and the many layers we come in. It's about being audacious and having the nerve to pursue your dreams. Feeling the fear and doing it anyway," she said on social media shortly after winning the competition. Jeanette bested over 30 entrants from all over the country to win her beauty title including first runner-up Sophie Moulds and second runner-up Amy Meisak. She will now prepare to represent Great Britain at the 69th Miss Univers