Future17 SDG Challenge

Connecting the world’s brightest young minds with organisations to tackle the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

QS, together with Consortia of universities including the University of Exeter, UK, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Stellenbosch University, South Africa, University of Auckland, New Zealand, the American University of Cairo, Egypt, LUISS University, Italy, American University of Sharjah, UAE, Tec de Monterrey, Mexico, Arizona State University, USA, and others are running the Future17 SDG Challenge focused on developing the 21st century skills while addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The QS ImpACT Charity is sourcing projects from companies, global organizations, start-ups and non-profits that tackle at least one of the Goals and provide students with an opportunity to have real-life work experience while still studying.

This multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary program is open to outstanding undergraduate & postgraduate students interested in sustainability.
The program has the interrelated purposes of:

  1. Generating value and developing actionable insights to enable organizations to address their ambitions with regard to SDGs;
  2. Highlighting the SDGs commitment of the partners involved.

Explore Partner Benefits

  •    International youth insights
  •    Actionable outcomes for organizations
  •    Low-cost high impact
  •    Global PR & Visibility

Participating Universities

Future17 Partners