Asia-Pacific’s Global Student Conference 2021

Global Climate Crisis: Innovation, Impact, Action

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Singapore, Malaysia


Enrollment fee

Enrollment Closes
May 1, 2021

Total Cost
+ $25 carbon offsetting fee

Age Group
14-18 years

Carbon Neutral

Join the Global Student Conference

In this one-week Global Student Conference held at Marlborough College, we are inviting your school to meet, engage and collaborate with fellow international students from all over the world to tackle the central theme; Global Climate Crisis: Innovation, Impact, Action.

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The Theme

Whether you call it global warming or climate change, we all know that the crisis is real. The UN warns that the global climate crisis is the greatest ever threat to human rights. This Conference serves to inspire students to put words into action by discovering how technology and innovation can help us make a positive impact in regards to the global climate crisis.


With its melting pot of cultures and forward-thinking lifestyle, Singapore is one of Asia’s hit-list destinations. We will be traveling just over an hour out of the city of skyscrapers and cross the border into beautiful Malaysia for the Asia-Pacific Global Student Conference 2020. 

Keynote Speakers

Mornings at the GSC are dedicated to plenary sessions. Students will hear informative and inspirational presentations from some of the most respected academics, organizations and student activists tackling the climate crisis.

Breakout Workshops

Lead by our team of qualified and experienced IB tutors, students will work collaboratively to analyze and discuss the themes of the keynote session. The ultimate aim of the breakout sessions is for students to organize and plan an impactful long-term collaborative Changemakers Challenge project back home

CAS Challenges

Afternoons and evenings at the GSC are all about cultural immersion and CAS Challenges. Students will engage in pulsating Creativity, Activity and Service Challenges in and around the host school – venturing into the nearest urban city center and exploring the surrounding local environment.

This CAS Trip integrates the following UN SDGs:

We at CAS Trips strive to develop conscientious young global citizens who experience new cultures and adventures whilst implementing the UN Sustainable Development Goals UN Sustainable Development Goals.

How CAS is incorporated into your trip to Edinburgh







Our Global Student Conference Itinerary

Morning: Airport Pick Up, Arrivals  & Check In

Afternoon: Director’s Welcome & Icebreaker Challenges

Morning: Keynote Speaker #1, Discussion & Breakout Workshop 1

Afternoon: Orientation Tour, Collaborative Team Sports

Morning: Keynote Speaker #2 TBC, Discussion & Breakout Workshop 2

Afternoon: Day Trip to Singapore, Movie Night

Morning: Keynote Speaker #3 TBC, Discussion & Breakout Workshop 3

Afternoon: Mangrove Biodiversity Experience

Morning: Keynote Speaker #4 TBC, Discussion & Breakout Workshop 4

Afternoon: Jungle Trek

Evening: Disco

Morning: Goodbyes, Check Out & Airport Drop-off


The roots of Marlborough College lie deep in England’s past. Marlborough College consists of four Senior Boarding Houses and two Junior Boarding Houses, allowing for both shared and individual rooms. 

The campus facilities include grass pitches, swimming pools, a cricket ground, an athletics track, badminton, squash, netball and tennis courts, an indoor climbing center, rugby and football pitches and an all-weather pitch for hockey and games.

Visa information

According to current regulations (September 2019), the following countries do not need a visa to enter Singapore: All European Union countries, Australia, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Switzerland and the United States of America. If your country is not listed above, it is advised that you contact your local embassy. Please note that the Marlborough College is located in Malaysia, which may require additional visas. It is advised that you contact your local embassy to ensure all documents are in place. 

Please ensure that all students who require a visa have requested it before the departure. CAS Trips does not offer visa processing services. We do, however, provide official letters of invitation and accommodation confirmation letters for participants applying for a visa.

For teachers

We are actively seeking teachers to join our GSC staff in Boston, Edinburgh and Singapore! We have a limited amount of FREE spaces available for workshop leaders and activity chaperones. If this is of interest, please apply today!


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