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Student - share your vision of the university of the future and win a trip to Lisboa!

Gather a team of students in Unite! universities, prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future, send it to us before the 22nd of October and compete with other teams to win an all-expenses-paid trip to ULisboa for the Unite!4Future Week.
Unite! student looking at a 3D printed object. Students - take part in the Unite!4Future competition.

Unite!4Future - competition for students to design the university of the future

Gather a team of students in Unite! universities, prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future, and compete with other teams to win an all-expenses-paid trip to Ulisboa for the Unite!4Future Week. The proposals should be designed to contribute to the life and activities of the Unite! alliance partner universities and must address at least one of the key topics: Diversity and inclusion; Environment and sustainability; Academic experience, Mobility and Languages or Digitalization.

The Unite!4Future Programme's main goal is to attract the participation of students from the seven alliance partner universities with the aim of calling for creative ideas about what can be expected at a university of the future. 

Applications are open from 20 September to 22 October. All you have to do is gather a team of students from other Unite! partner universities and prepare a video with your vision of the university of the future.

The main goals of this award/week are:
✔ Obtain support by one technical advisor to help you in order to turn your idea into an implementable project
✔ One “Unite!4Future week” at ULisboa.
✔ All travel expenses included (transport, accommodation, food and activities).

At the end of the competition the winning team will be awarded with:
✔ Design an implementable project plan
✔ Become part of the Unite! new generation of European students 
✔ Share experiences and multicultural values
✔ Be part of a wonderful week full of activities including a social programme to enjoy the city

Participation requirements
Students must be enrolled in one of Unite! universities (TU Darmstadt, Aalto University, KTH Sweden, Grenoble INP-UGA, PoliTO, Ulisboa or UPC Barcelona). Applications must be submitted in English. These are the requirements you need to set up your team, build your idea and apply to the Unite!4Future Programme:
► Each team must include students from at least 3 Unite! partner universities. We help you get in touch with students from other universities through our Metacampus. 
► Students must be full degree students enrolled in at least one of the Unite! Partner universities
► The application must address at least one call topic
► All project activities must be designed with the possibility of being applicable in all the team’s Unite! Universities.
► The application must include:
✔team application form
✔project description in video format (10 min max)

Do you have any questions about the competition?

Read the presentation that was made at the dissemination session of July 6th, address your questions in the Unite!4Future community in the Metacampus, or stay tuned for the next session in early September. You can also contact Professor Katrina Nordström at Aalto University (email: [email protected])

How to enrol
Download the Unite!4Future applicant guide

Unite! has created a tool that allows you to find colleagues to form a team, Metacampus. Therefore, registration will be carried through the Unite! Metacampus. Previous registration to the Metacampus is required to access the contest's registration, as well as other Unite! courses offered through the platform. Each team must include students from at least 3 Unite! alliance partner universities (Aalto University, Espoo/Helsinki; KTH Royal Instituto of Technology, Stockholm; Technical University of Darmstadt; Grenoble INP-UGA; Politecnico di Torino; Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya – Barcelona Tech; Universidade de Lisboa). Students will be able to contact other students from Unite! alliance partner universities through the Metacampus' Student Co-creation Unite!4Future Community.

 

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