World’s Challenge Challenge – deadline Feb 13, 2017

The Global Lounge is hosting UBC’s first World’s Challenge Challenge. This competition invites teams of 3 UBC students to propose an innovative solution to a global issue.

The World’s Challenge Challenge is an exciting way to engage in discussion and debate about world issues, and to bring your own ideas to the table. Plus, first and second place winners will receive a cash prize! Members of the winning team will each receive $2,500 and get to travel to Western University in London, Ontario to compete in the first International World’s Challenge Challenge.

The winning team will also move on to compete in the first International World’s Challenge Challenge, for the chance to win $30,000 – that’s $10,000 per team member! Visit the contest webpage to learn more.

The deadline for students to enter the competition is February 13, 2017. Full contest rules can be found at

All current undergraduate and graduate students are eligible to enter.

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