Owlypia Online Competition


Global Website: www.owlypia.org

What is Owlypia?

Owlypia is a global online competition in English for students aged 11-14 & 15-18 inspired by The Intellectuals' Challenge (TIC) which aims to inspire intellectual curiosity and enhance the academic success of young minds across the world.

How it works?

Students aged 11-18 can enrol to take part in this online competition where their performance will be assessed separately in two different age groups (the ‘Owlets’, aged 11-14, and the ‘Owlys’, aged 15-18). Participants must choose their favourite subject and prepare themselves for the competition by studying the recommended resources indicated under their favourite subject choice and the Common Ground section.

BYOD: Participants will need to bring their own laptop,tablet or smartphone, portable charger and have their own access to the internet (3G or 4G). The organizers will give to the participants the ACCESS LINK and their ACCESS CODE.

OWLYPIA SAMPLE QUESTIONS

There are five subjects in Owlypia:

Participants are asked to select only one subject and answer 80% of the questions on their favourite subject and 20% of the questions on the Common Ground.

All students need to study common ground topics to be more successful at Owlypia. 20% of the questions come from Common Ground. You are expected to do research on the theme of the year,”Creativity: Beyond the Borders” and you may find the recommended resources below.
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Social Studies seek to understand the world in which we live by widening our perspective of current afairs and human nature, igniting a curiosity about real-world issues
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Art & Design encourages us to express ourselves and engage with our surroundings; a fusion of the two allows us to harness and channel our creativity to positively impact upon the world. 
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Literature & Culture urges you to be daring – to explore, discover and experience new and exciting worlds and peoples.


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Science & Technology seeks to raise students’ interest in this fascinating field whilst nurturing their mental faculties through a focus on both theoretical and applied science.
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Economics & Business enables students to develop an analytical approach, helping them to understand a wide range of issues, such as why some people earn more than others, why some economies grow faster than others, and how people set up and run successful businesses.
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DATES & FEES

Participation fee €20 per student

Exam Center code for Cyprus: OWEX1253

Saturday, 16 March 2019
Start: 10:30 a.m
Finish: 12:30 p.m

Registration Deadline: 7 March 2019
Announcement of Results: 26 March 2019