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The aim of the CAS Project Challenge is to give you the tools to invent or campaign for something that will make a positive impact in your community. Showcase your project in a short video, and win a full scholarship for your whole team to present your CAS Project Challenge at our Global Student Conference in Edinburgh.

Watch the video below, and follow the process to get started and make that change!

The CAS Project Challenge Process


Build your team


Explore the UN SDGs: Think Global


Identify issues in your local community: Act Local


Execute the CAS Project Challenge


Submit your CAS Project Challenge


Build Your Team

Your team must consist of 3-6 team members, all under the age of 25. Please also recruit an adult supervisor to oversee your project. 

Determine team roles best suited to each team members’ strengths by taking this Changemaker Quiz!


Explore the UN SDGs: Think Global

You will be linking your CAS Project Challenge to one or more UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Research each of the 17 SDGs, their targets and progress in detail, and watch Emma Watson introduce some inspirational UN SDG student projects.


Identify An Issue in Your Community

Investigate what issues are currently affecting your community to help define what your team can focus your project on. Our Brainstorming Worksheet will help you identify issues and select one your team feels passionately about.

Download here


Execute the CAS Project Challenge

Organization is the key to success. Structuring a collaborative project is not easy. We have developed an Action Plan Worksheet, based on the 5 Stages of CAS, to guide your team through each step. 

Remember, you will be submitting a video. Document your progress using photo and video, right from the start.

Download worksheet
Submit a CAS Project Challenge


The Judges Panel


Previous Winners & Shortlisted Entries

To give you an idea of what a CAS Project Challenge submission could look like, just click through the playlists below of awesome submissions from the previous years:

How to Submit Your Challenge

Create a video – no longer than 180 seconds –  that details: 

  • The problem you set out to solve
  • The solution that you came up with
  • How you implemented your solution
  • Which UN SDG(s) you covered 
  • How you worked as a team and
  • The impact your project had and how you measured it
Submit Here

Submit your CAS Project Challenge by filling out the submission form and providing a link (YouTube, Vimeo etc.) to your video by 12pm CET on the 31st of December 2024! 

Due to the high volume of submissions, we will only be able to reach out to the top 5 shortlisted CAS Projects. Thank you for understanding.