As a student-centred association, COBIS coordinates and delivers, with the generous support of host schools, Supporting Members and partner organisations, a number of student events, competitions, and awards.

Celebrating student achievement and success is a key feature of COBIS membership and all these events, competitions, and awards are designed for the benefit of students across the global COBIS network, and are available to all in COBIS Schools.

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Student Engagement Partnerships

COBIS are inviting Supporting Members and other organisations to submit proposals for student programmes that bring expertise and new opportunities to COBIS schools through meaningful partnerships. If you are interested in working with COBIS to develop and deliver a student event or competition, please read our Student Engagement Partnership Guide, using the link below.  

 Student Engagement Partnership Guide

Student Engagement Calendar 2019/20 

Student Engagement Calendar 2019/20 (Inc. Ages and Hosts)

Autumn Term 2019
UK Parliament Week

Registration open

In school 2-8 November 2019
COBIS Student Leadership Weekend Registration open Spain 15-17 November 2019
COBIS Mangahigh Maths Challenge Registration open Online entry 18-29 November 2019
Spring Term 2020
COBIS Poetry Competition Competition open Online entry Closes 24 January 2020

COBIS Student World Debate Competition

Registration closed Spain 5-8 February 2020
COBIS & Discovery Education Coding Challenge More information available soon Online entry More information available soon
COBIS Art Competition Competition open on 15 October Online entry Closes 28 February 2020
COBIS Eco Film Awards More information available soon Online entry More information available soon
COBIS Medical Review Conference Registration not yet open Qatar 7 March 2020
COBIS U16 Debate Competition Registration closed Romania 18-21 March 2020
COBIS Secondary Games  Registration closed Belgium 26-30 March 2020
COBIS Student Achievement Awards Nominations open Online entry Closes 1 April 2020
Summer Term 2020
COBIS Music Festival      Registration not yet open Dubai 4-6 June 2020