WTUN Student Competition 2022

The World Technology Universities Network (WTUN) have launched their annual student competition – Using digital creativity to solve the UN Sustainable Development Goals:

  • Affordable and clean energy
  • Climate action
  • Clean water and sanitation
  • Sustainable cities and communities
  • Gender Equality

The proposal and short video will be assessed by WTUN’s judges, and the winning team will be selected to present their idea at the next meeting of the WTUN in Thailand.

The winner team will be funded for a trip to Thailand with flights and hotel.  However, If the Congress changes to a virtual format due to travel restrictions, students will be invited to present their idea online and offered an alternative cash prize.

How to apply:

  1. Get together a team of four students (undergraduate, postgraduate or a combination and preferably multi-disciplinary)
  2. Formulate your idea into a proposal and short video
  3. Email wtun@bradford.ac.uk your interest to enter by 22 April to be invited to a student and mentor knowledge exchange session in May (online).
  4. Submit your proposal using the form below by Wednesday 1 June 2022
  5. Winners will be Announced by 15 July 2022

Submission Format

Submission for the competition is completed via Microsoft Forms at the link below. You will be asked to answer a range of questions set to the assessment criteria below. Each proposal must also be accompanied by a short 3-minute video showcasing the proposal. The video must be uploaded to either Vimeo or YouTube and the link submitted with the Microsoft Form proposal.

Link to submit a proposal: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=0aJeJGVDJkeAWmMeuT2Tqvij7-nkoYBDjVPCurcfuL9URDJNWExZTDdIVU5YS0pGUDJGVloyNTNCRS4u

Students are encouraged to ensure that their proposal confirms:

  • How effectively does the proposal address the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals?
  • How effectively is the proposed public engagement?
  • Will there be a societal impact? If so, how?
  • Does the proposal harness digital creativity?
  • How deliverable is this proposal?
  • Is this a cost-effective proposal?

To view the videos from the Student Competition 2021, please visit the 2021 competition page.

For more information, please visit the student-competition page.