Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week (OIW)

Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week (OIW) is an exciting and interactive week full of activities which promote intellectual capacity and encourage students to improve their social and academic skills out of the classroom. It also provides a unique opportunity for students, teachers and families to connect, work together and learn from each other.

Students take four Owlypia Challenges throughout a two-day event. Through Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week students are encouraged to challenge their limits intellectually and given the power to tailor their learning experiences in ways that best suit their needs.

What Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week provides:

  • an opportunity to discover his/her own unique talents and build them into their lives
  • a learning environment in which they challenge themselves intellectually and achieve success
  • a series of fun and engaging activities which inspire intellectual curiosity and creative thinking
  • a learning community in which individuals construct, discover, and transform their own knowledge

Why host and organise Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week (OIW) at your school?

  • It gives students the opportunity to boost their knowledge in five different subjects.
  • Helps students interact with each other and share learning experiences.
  • Promotes learning in a fun way with various challenging activities.

Benefits for Students

By studying from Owlypia resources and taking different challenges, students improve different academic skills

  • Collaborative writing skills
  • Public speaking skills
  • Debating skills
  • Team-collaboration skills
  • Communication skills
  • Adaptive and critical thinking
  • Creativity and innovation

How to celebrate Owlypia Intellectual’s Week

  • Attending a variety of workshops with special keynote speaker
  • Preparing different posters to promote a range of topics
  • Watching films from Owlypia resources
  • Debating on the topic of “Innovation”
  • Quiz Time (various team and individual challenges)
  • Arranging reading and public speaking groups
  • Attending Hoo’s Got Talent Show
  • Organising Owlypia Family Evening
  • Organising “60 Second OIW” Video Competition

Each individual has a place in Owlypia to explore their full potential and challenge their limits intellectually.

Together let’s make learning engaging, fun and personal!


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. For more information, click on each challenge please.



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.


Young intellectuals are expected to select their favourite subject and focus on it. The study resources contain several films and videos to watch, alongside a range of books and articles to read. Some thought-provoking questions provided with each subject should be used to guide one’s research.

Ready For Owlypia Intellectuals’ Week?