The Students Doing Good Challenge brings the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (the SDGs) and UN Principles of Responsible Management Education to life at Western Australia’s Universities.
You’ll learn and practice design thinking to innovate solutions to wicked problems in one of the below SDGs, work in a team to develop your solution into a presentation, and pitch your idea to a panel of subject matter experts.
SDG 2: Zero Hunger
How might food security for all be realised?
SDG 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
How can communities transition from carbon-intensive industries for a sustainable future?
SDG 12: Responsible Consuption and Production
What can we do to motivate people to use sustainable transport options?
SDG 13: Climate Action
The world has woken up to the climate crisis. Bring your ideas to the table for climate action.
The SDG Challenge is 100% online and free to join.
To get the most from your SDG Challenge experience, you should be available to join online for the following key events, as well as have some availability between these dates to work on your team’s project, at times/ dates that you all agree upon:
|Date and time||Activity|
|31 July 2023, 4-6pm||Get inspired! Meet the Mentors. Join a SDG Challenge team and decide with your mentor how and when they can support your team.|
|7 August 2023, 4-7pm||Design Thinking workshop led by design thinking expert, Dr Chris Kueh (Edith Cowan University) plus mentor-supported collaboration time.|
|21 August 2023||Deadline for your team to submit its 5 minute video pitch.|
|28 August 2023||Join online for a review of all the video pitches and the announcement of the 2023 Students Doing Good Challenge winning team!|
Join the SDG Challenge now to build skills in design thinking, teamwork, presentation and influencing skills in a fun and supporting atmosphere. For more information and to register, visit the event page below.