Challenge Campus 2030 for Students and Professors/ Researchers Globally (1500 euros)

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Apply for the Challenge Campus 2030 for University Students and Professors/ Researchers Globally (1500 euros).

University campuses are at the heart of the change: in 10 years, they should have achieved the 17 SDGs to be able to welcome and educate the next generation! What will these Campuses be like?
Imagine a solution that will allow these sites to be considered socially, economically, and environmentally sustainable.

Students, university professors/researchers are invited to share their ideas on how to create a better campus for the next generation 10 years from now. They are to build on the 17 Sustainable development goal that will make the campus a better place for the generation to come. Choose a category and submit the vision for the Campus of 2030: the university site that will have achieved all 17 Sustainable Development Goals!

Benefit
  • Grand Prize: one week of Learning Expedition all-inclusive (valid for two people on the team: flight, training, professional meetings, and accommodation) (1500 euros including VAT).
  • Second Place: one week of Learning Expedition all-inclusive (valid for two people on the team: flight, training, professional meetings, and accommodation) (1500 euros including VAT).
  • Third Place: one week of Learning Expedition all-inclusive (valid for two people on the team: flight, training, professional meetings, and accommodation) (1500 euros including VAT).
Subject Tracks

Propose a project that provides one or several elements to address this issue. The possible ideas for a better campus must fall within one of the following themes:

Student Life

Issue: How will the student living standards evolve towards the SDG?

  • Life on Campus
  • Accommodation and Eating
  • Health
  • Security
  • Access to Studies
  • Infrastructure/Shared Space Design
  • Governance and Management
 The Campus in the City

Issue: How will tomorrow’s campus’s infrastructures answer the issues of the SDG?

  • New Campus Uses
  • Governance and Management
  • Integrating the Campus into the Town
  • Energy Transition Issues
  • Infrastructure/Shared Space Design
  • Interconnected, virtual/dematerialized, and collaborative campus
New Educational Issues

Issue: How will future education evolve toward the SDG?

  • Internationalising Higher Education
  • Entrepreneurship and research
  • Governance and Management
  • Education and Research
  • Trans-disciplinarity
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Distance learning device
  • The Education of the Future
  • Knowing How to Contribute to the SDGs
Eligibility

This Challenge is open and offered solely to: 

  • Student. Any individual aged eighteen (18) years and/or with full legal capacity, who (i) is currently enrolled at a post-secondary institution during the current scholar year 2019-2020, with a student card as verification. Each student may only participate once in each Challenge. If the participant is a minor, he/she must provide this authorization signed by a parent or guardian.
  • Teacher/ Professor. Any individual aged eighteen (18) years and/or with full legal capacity, who (i) currently a teacher-researcher enrolled in higher university education and able to prove it by a document attesting to their teaching load at the university and/or their membership of a university laboratory.
Entry Procedures

The project will be evaluated based on

  • The quality, feasibility, and original of the idea
  • How cross-cutting the project is taking into account at least 3 of the SDGs
  • Team gender diversity and complementarity
Deadline: February 7, 2021

For more information and application, visit the official site.

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