The First Batch of Global Finalists of Global Student Challenge 2024

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The results of Global Qualification Round 1 (GQR 1) of The Global Student Challenge 2024 are in! 

GQR1 of the Global Student Challenge was held from January 15th – February 4th 2024. During this online event teams from universities from across the globe competed against each other by playing three rounds of The Fresh Connection. Only the top 30% of teams with the best-weighted score got the opportunity to continue to the Online Global Final which is taking place from May 6th – May 10th, 2024.

So, who are the first teams to qualify for the Global Final of Global Student Challenge 2024?



The Finalists of The Global Qualification Round One are…

The first batch of teams to qualify was a diverse group that battled for a place in the Final with over 250 students and more than 60 teams. Congratulations to all qualified teams! 

  1. Cranfield University
  2. EBS Business School
  3. Indian Institute of Management Lucknow
  4. Chung Ang University
  5. Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
  6. VILAS
  7. Fontys Hogescholen
  8. Universidad Continental
  9. EPF School of Engineering
  10. DAV/SRH – Deutsche Außenhandels- und Verkehrs-Akademie
  11. Great Lakes Institute of Management
  12. Kuehne Logistics University
  13. ECAM LaSalle Lyon
  14. Universidad del Pacífico
  15. Universidad de Lima
  16. University of Connecticut
  17. Universidad San Francisco de Quito
  18. University of Michigan
  19. Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  20. Avans Hogeschool

About the Global Student Challenge 

The Global Student Challenge is the #1 Student Competition in the world, which allows students to gain valuable knowledge, further develop their skills, expand their professional network, and much more. The Challenge pits teams from top business schools and universities from all over the globe against each other in the search for the world’s Top Talent in Value Chain Management.  

By participating in this Challenge, students experience the life of a Corporate Executive by running their own virtual company together with their team.  

Only 10% of the best-performing teams from curriculum courses get invited to one of the three Global Qualification Rounds. During these GQRs, teams from around the world compete against each other for a guaranteed spot in the Global Final where they will battle for the Champion title and prizes!   

Global Qualification Round 2! 

The next Global Qualification Round 2 (GQR 2) will kick off soon on March 11th, 2024.  The best-performing teams from a curriculum course will be automatically invited and will receive information in the game on how to join the Global Qualification Round. 

Stay tuned for more news on the Global Student Challenge 2024!

Interested in learning more about this Challenge? Go to the Global Student Challenge webpage.