What is the Climate Change Challenge?
Digital Camp is joining efforts with Saïd Business School, University of Oxford by inviting students (aged 15-18) and teachers from around the world to help tackle the climate crisis and join the Burjeel Holdings-Oxford Saïd Climate Change Challenge for a chance to build green tech projects and experience opportunities of a lifetime.
Bring your innovation, creativity, and problem solving skills together to create solutions at a local, national or global level under 5 key climate change challenge areas:
Digital Camp will show you how to prepare, build green tech projects, and launch your own business with support from mentors!
Why Join the Challenge?
By entering the Climate Change Challenge, you will:
Finalists of the Climate Change Challenge will be invited to present their solutions to a distinguished audience in Dubai, during COP28 on 8th December 2023, and winners will be invited to the United Kingdom where they will be given the unique opportunity to take part in a tailored climate change programme at Saïd Business School in Oxford next year, led by world-leading academics.
For finalists and winners, all expenses will be covered by Burjeel Holdings and Oxford Saïd. They will also gain access to a vibrant community of influential entrepreneurs and thought leaders in innovation and social impact from around the globe.
Digital Camp is working with community partners to help
students and teachers take climate action:
What do I need to prepare?
We want you to set out your big idea, explain your inspiration, show how you think it will make a difference and consider how your solution could be turned into a reality. Your team can include students from just a single school, or from multiple schools. Entries must:
We are asking high school teachers to set the agenda in the classroom with lessons that raise awareness among students about the dangers of climate change, and encourages them to think creatively about solving. Entries must:
How do I enter?
Register to learn more, join the Digital Camp free workshop on Sept 23rd and connect with students around the world to start building ideas.
Build Your Project
In addition, all Digital Incubator participants will be invited to present projects to a panel of professionals at our next Digital Camp in October for a chance to win more prizes from Digital Camp.
Selected teams will be invited to an opportunity to receive further support in our Digital Incubator- Phase 2 programme starting November, where you can bring your project to life with help from tech, business, and sustainability professionals.
To enter the Climate Change Challenge and to join our Digital Community, upload your 10-page presentation, 3-minute video, and consent forms through the link below, through which all entries supported by Digital Camp must be submitted. Please note:
Digital Community members will receive access to special programmes and offers from Digital Camp and Digital Academy to help you build your digital skills, green tech projects, and connect to people and resources around the world.
Register your interest below:
Register for the free workshop by 15th Sept. Places are limited.
Build Your Project
Have you got an idea already? Get a head start by joining our 4-week Digital Incubator kicking off on September 19th
You will learn how to develop your project value proposition, plan, presentation, and video pitch to put your best self forward for the Climate Change Challenge and for other potential supporters with help from mentors.
All Digital Incubator participants will be invited to present projects to a panel of professionals at our next Digital Camp in October for a chance to win prizes and to gain further support in our Digital Incubator starting November, you can bring your project to life with help from tech, business, and sustainability professionals.
Note: Digital Camp participants of the Climate Change Challenge will be judged as all other entrants and there is no guarantee that their entries will be shortlisted.