Owlypia

Owlypia is a UK-based knowledge competition.
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About Owlypia

Eye on Ivy is super excited to announce that we have partnered with Owlypia! Owlypia is a UK-based knowledge competition. Young individuals compete with others internationally, showing their knowledge and skills in their favorite subject areas. Owlypia Competitions are the first step to an exciting journey aiming to inspire the intellectual curiosity in young minds around the world. By studying the content of each subject carefully, students prepare themselves for the competition. Owlypia has reached over 9,255 participants from 81 countries in three years. Owlypia currently has 340 Exam Centres (OWEX) in 81 countries.

What is Owlypia?

Owlypia – The Intellectuals’ Challenge is an international platform for students aged:

9-11 (Owlins)

12-14 (Owlets)

15-18 (Owlys)

A platform where you think, write, discuss and enjoy!

What’s Owlypia’s aim?

“Challenge your limits intellectually!” is the spirit of Owlypia. It aims to inspire intellectual curiosity and develop research skills and academic confidence in young minds.

Why Owlypia?

Unlock your potential and brighten up your CV for a better future

Explore your strengths to find the best career path for you

Deepen your knowledge and build lifelong learning skills

Develop creative thinking skills through collaborative activities

Owlypia Subjects

“Teamwork: Achieving Together” is the theme of the year 2020-2021! The theme is incorporated through all the subjects.

  • Art & Design
  • Literature & Culture
  • Economics & Business
  • Science & Technology
  • Social Sciences

How does Owlypia work?

Owlypia consists of ONLINE tests for everyone, 2-day LOCAL events in different countries and 4-day GLOBAL events at the most prestigious institutions around the world. There are three contests:

Owlypia Online

Owlypia Local Virtual

Owlypia Global

Owlypia Online

Owlypia Online is a competition in the form of a multiple-choice exam. As the exam is completely online the only requirement is having an internet connection. A student can register for just one or even more than one of these dates.

Owlypia Online Round Dates for 2020-2021

  • 17 October, 2020
  • 12 December, 2020
  • 13 February, 2021
  • 10 April, 2021
  • 29 May, 2021

Register here

Fee for Owlypia Online round: 2,000 PKR

Owlypia Online Prizes

Each participant receives a Certificate of Participation and a Report Card showing his/her individual scores.

Gold, silver and bronze medal certificates are given based on the following percentages:

15%: Gold Medal

16-35%: Silver Medal

36-60%: Bronze Medal

General Guidelines

  • Each student will choose a favourite subject where 100% of the questions will come from.
  • It is compulsory to take Owlypia Online or Owlypia Local Competitions, if held in your country, to go to Owlypia Globals.
  • Any student aged 9-11 (Owlins), 12-14 (Owlets) or 15-18 (Owlys) can enroll to take part in this competition.
  • Participants must choose their favourite subjects and prepare themselves for the competition.
  • Students need to use the recommended resources indicated under the subjects for each category.
  • The online test will be available to the students with a unique code/link, which will be sent to them by email in advance.
  • Participants should follow the instructions on their screen on the day of examination.
  • All Owlypia Online Competitions focus on the theme of the year.
  • Each Owlypia Online Competition consists of different questions.

Distribution of Questions

Each participant will have questions from each resource category; books, films, videos, articles/blogs, and research people.

Total: 90 questions (Owlys and Owlets) and 60 questions (Owlins).

During the competition, participants cannot change answers once they’ve chosen an option and clicked on “next”. In case of a tie, the faster Owlypian wins. For more information and guidelines, please click here.

Owlypia Locals

Experience the Owlypia spirit in your own city/country!

Owlypia Locals are exciting two-day events held in various cities/countries around the world in partnership with the host institutions. They form the basis of growth, progress and merit, and allow students to participate in and experience the spirit of Owlypia in their own countries. You can join and experience an Owlypia Local in your city/country as a team of three students and also get ready for the Owlypia Globals.

General Guidelines

  • A group of three students form a team and work cooperatively to complete all the challenges successfully.
  • All students compete in team challenges in three age categories; Owlins (ages 9-11), Owlets (ages 12-14) and Owlys (ages 15-18).
  • All students register their teams online and prepare themselves for the challenges studying the recommended resources.
  • The study resources contain several movies and videos to watch, books and articles to read, topics to research, and questions to sharpen their knowledge.
  • All team members must compete in all 4 team challenges.

4 CHALLENGES IN OWLYPIA LOCAL COMPETITIONS

The big quiz with a subject focus; all students take a multiple choice test based on their favourite subject and the theme of the year.

An intense speaking contest with two rounds! Students are required to defend either the negative or the positive side of a pre-chosen argument as a team.

A great opportunity for students to experience organizing clear thoughts and delivering them effectively in the limited time provided.

Working together is the key in this multiple choice team challenge!

Prizes in Owlypia Locals

Certificates, Medals, Mascot Owlys and lots of fun included!

Overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd TEAMS and INDIVIDUALS in Owlins, Owlets and Owlys get a 25%, 20% and 15% discount* respectively for Owlypia Global Rounds.

*The discount cannot be combined with Owlypia Online prizes. In case a student gets both, the higher one is granted and it must be claimed in 30 days.

Register Here

Payment: 6,500 PKR (per individual)

Deadline to register and pay fee is: 16th January 2021

Owlypia Globals

Experience the Owlypia spirit globally!

Owlypia Globals are exciting international competitions for students aged 9-11 (Owlins), 12-14 (Owlets) and 15-18 (Owlys). At Owlypia Globals, students come together at prestigious institutions to participate in a series of team and individual challenges revolving around a central theme. Owlypia Globals are held onsite in Cambridge-UK and Boston-USA and online as Global Virtual.

The main prerequisite for applying to an Owlypia Global is to receive a medal from either an Online Round or a Local Round.

  • Global Virtual-1 : 08-10 May, 2021
  • Global Virtual-2 : 24-26 July, 2021
  • Global Virtual-3 : 21-23 August, 2021
  • Global Cambridge, UK : 15-19 June, 2021
  • Global Boston, USA : 01-05 July, 2021

Take the challenges as a team of three students, win prizes and return home with an unforgettable experience!

  • A group of three students form a team and work cooperatively to complete all the challenges successfully.
  • All students compete in team challenges in three age categories; Owlins (ages 9-11), Owlets (ages 12-14) and Owlys (ages 15-18).
  • All students register their teams online and prepare themselves for the challenges studying the recommended resources.
  • The study resources contain several movies and videos to watch, books and articles to read, topics to research, and questions to sharpen their knowledge.
  • All team members must compete in all 5 team challenges. For more information, click on each challenge.

TEAM CHALLENGES IN OWLYPIA GLOBALS

The big quiz with a subject focus; all students take a multiple-choice test based on their favorite subject and the theme of the year.

Think, brainstorm and debate with your teammates to prepare the best essay possible! Each team must ‘pen down’ their thoughts in an essay or story.

An intense speaking contest with two rounds! Students are required to defend either the negative or the positive side of a pre-chosen argument as a team.

A great opportunity for students to experience organising clear thoughts and delivering them effectively in the limited time provided.

Working together is the key in this multiple-choice team challenge! All teams take this challenge together in the main hall using their clickers.

INDIVIDUAL CHALLENGES IN OWLYPIA GLOBALS

This challenge is all about raising awareness of this year’s theme. It calls on the intellectuals to express themselves in original and interesting ways through their writing.

Participants have a fantastic opportunity to showcase their filmmaking talent as they attempt to capture the ubiquitous and unique theme of the year through their own personal lens.

This challenge allows participants to submit their best images related to the theme of the year, from journalistic to food, documentary to fashion, to be judged by Owlypia team.

Students should produce an original piece of artwork, in relation with the theme of the year, which demonstrates their passion, feelings or emotions about a particular subject.

Resources for Owlypia Subjects:

Art & Design

OWLINS

OWLETS

OWLYS

Literature & Culture

OWLINS

OWLETS

OWLYS

Economics & Business

OWLINS

OWLETS

OWLYS

Science & Technology

OWLINS

OWLETS

OWLYS

Social Sciences

OWLINS

OWLETS

OWLYS

Present your work to the jury, win prizes and return home with an unforgettable experience!

  • In Individual Challenges, students submit their work in one of the four challenges below. Then, if they qualify for the Owlypia Globals, they need to present their work in front of a jury.
  • Students can participate in different Owlypia Globals but they cannot use the same project for each one.
  • All entries must be received by the deadlines written on each Owlypia Global page.
  • All individual challenge participants must take three challenges below:
    • Project Presentation: A five-minute presentation in front of a judging committee.
    • Knowledge Challenge: All questions are taken from their favorite subjects.
    • Team Spirit Challenge: Teams of two or three are formed by the Owlypia Team.
  • The categories below are open to individual participants; however, up to three individuals may participate in Short Film Challenge as a group.

Want to become a part of Owlypia?

Become an ambassador

Are you an enthusiastic and innovative educator that would like to help us inspire the students?

Become a registered Exam Center

An ideal community outreach through the prestigious international OWLYPIA Online competition.

For more information email at owlypia@eyeonivy.com.

How to take part in Owlypia:

  1. Register with Owlypia Country Partner Eye on Ivy
    1. Sign up below

    Owlypia Online

    Owlypia Local Virtual

    1. Receive Payment details
    2. Upon payment, send us a photo of your paid receipt at owlypia@eyeonivy.com. 1 week before the competition date.
    3. Receive a confirmation email within 24 hours
  1. Select Your Subject

Owlypia has five subjects to select from and Common Ground for everyone.

  1. Get Prepared

Do research in your favorite subject. Find the recommended resources under each subject.

  1. Take the Challenge

Deadline to register is 1 week before the competition date.

For more information visit: Owlypia

Feel free to reach out to us at:

owlypia@eyeonivy.com| +92 42 35958444 | +92 318-7272100