Teams need to think of a global issue and/or challenge that the world is facing and present their unique solution before a panel of judges. You are encouraged to refer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals page when choosing the global challenge that your team will tackle.
Download the Instructions for participants to learn more about the competition and what to include in the presentation if your team is selected as a finalist.
Each member of the winning team will receive $2,000 and a trip to compete in the International World’s Challenge Challenge at Western University. Flight, hotel, and meals will be included.
Each member of the 2nd place team will receive $1,000.
Who can participate?
The World’s Challenge Challenge at UBC is open to teams of three individuals. You must be a current UBC graduate or undergraduate student in good standing. Teams are encouraged to bring together individuals from diverse backgrounds or areas of study. Only teams of 3 will be accepted. Please review the official Terms and Conditions of Entry for full eligibility requirements and contest rules.