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.

Student Engagement Newsletter 

Read our latest Student Engagement Newsletter

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 Sign up now In School 2-8 November 2019
COBIS Student Leadership Weekend   Registration now open Spain 15-17 November 2019
COBIS Mangahigh Maths Challenge Registration not yet open Online Entry 18-29 November 2019

Spring Term 2020:

COBIS Poetry Competition Competition not yet open Online Entry Closes 24 January 2020
COBIS Student World Debate Competition Registration not yet open Spain 5-8 February 2020
COBIS Art Competition Competition not yet open  Online Entry Closes 28 February 2020
COBIS Young Scientist Film Awards Competition not yet open  Online Entry Closes 3 March 2020
COBIS Medical Review Conference Registration not yet open Qatar 7 March 2020
COBIS U16 Debate Competition Registration not yet open Romania 18-21 March 2020
COBIS Secondary Games  Registration not yet open Belgium 26-30 March 2020
COBIS Student Achievement Awards Nominations not yet open Online Entry Closes 1 April 2020

Summer Term 2020:

COBIS LitFilmFest                                        

Competition not yet open  

Online Entry  

Closes 30 April 2020       

COBIS Music Festival      Registration not yet open Dubai 4-6 June 2020