Mauritius prepares for 2022 FIRST Global Challenge in Geneva

Mauritius is getting ready to participate in the 2022 FIRST Global Challenge in Geneva this October. Team Mauritius is being prepared for Robotics Assembling, Robotics Programming and Robotics Strategy by YUVA’s speciality school, YUVA Academy.

The FIRST Global Challenge is an Olympics-style, international robotics competition that takes place in a different country each year. FIRST Global invites each nation to send a team to build and program a robot to compete. Teams work together to complete tasks in a game themed around one of the greatest challenges facing our planet, including the 14 Grand Challenges for Engineering, in an effort to foster understanding and cooperation among the youth of the world as they use their abilities to solve the world’s problems. The challenges we face as a global society need to be solved, and the next generation can meet the task — together.

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Team Building of Robotics Team Mauritius: FIRST Global Challenge 2022

YUVA Academy conducted a Team Building session at Strike City, Bagatelle, with 14 young Mauritians who form part of the Robotics Team Mauritius. In October, the team will participate in FIRST Global Challenge 2022, hosted in Geneva, Switzerland.

You can watch the announcement video here. You can also view the latest FIRST Global Newsletter and press release with additional details.

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Call for Applications: 2022 Robotics Team Mauritius for FGC

YUVA is excited to announce that the 2022 FIRST Global Challenge will be hosted by Geneva, Switzerland, in October 2022! We are therefore inviting young Mauritians of 15-18 years old to apply to be part of the 2022 Robotics Team Mauritius.

You can watch the announcement video here. You can also view the latest FIRST Global Newsletter and press release with additional details. 

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FIRST Global is Uniting Mauritian High Schoolers to Solve Global Challenges from the Pandemic

From 27 June to 18 September, Mauritian youth have worked together in the FIRST Global Challenge, innovating solutions to strengthen their communities through STEM.

From social projects to miniature satellites to robot design, the non-profit FIRST Global is launching its latest season for teenagers from around the world, this year to develop solutions to problems the COVID-19 pandemic presented. FIRST Global, which ignites a passion for STEM in youth worldwide to inspire the next generation of problem solvers and innovators, announced the start of the 2021 FIRST Global Challenge — the fifth iteration of its global Olympics-style robotics event.

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