Thank you so much for taking part in our Global Social Leaders (GSL) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) COBIS Competition.  Please download the below guidelines to understand what is required of you with regards to submitting your project.  Your team is expected to submit the following using our below dedicated submission form:

  1. Written Report (up to two pages A4)
  2. Digital Submission (up to 3 minutes) 

Your report and digital submission should be a team effort and should clearly outline how your team’s project has met the Judging Criteria (as outlined in the below submission guidelines).

Please check the deadline for your school – outlined in the table below.

When completing this form, please ensure that all team members’ names are clearly written.   Only students named in the final project submission will receive a certificate. 

If you have any questions regarding the submission process, please email: or click here to start an instant chat with our team during UK office hours.

We look forward to receiving your final project submission!


*We have two competitions running – please note the deadlines for your school. If you are unsure if your school is a member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS), please contact us by emailing: or click here to start an instant chat with our team during UK office hours.

COBIS schools * GSL SDG Competition deadlinesFF GSL SDG Competition (all other schools)
Submission Deadline

27th April 20181st June 2018
Judging Week30th April 20184th June 2018
Winner Announced12th May 2018 (at the COBIS Annual Conference, London, UK)21st June 2018 (at the GSL Annual Conference, Wellington College, UK)

Reward & Recognition

All participants will receive a certificate of participation, and each team will receive feedback on their projects from the judges and the wider GSL team.  We believe feedback and inspiration, to continue to create change are the most important elements of the competition.  The winning team will win free places on our GSL Catalyst programme at Queen’s College, UK. If the winning team is not able to attend, the team will win a GSL Catalyst for up to 20 participants at their school in the academic year 2018-2019 delivered by our British facilitators visiting their school.

Project reports and digital submissions will be published after the competition, creating an inspirational resource bank for future students and schools, demonstrating the impact young people can have.