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"Come Heed the Call"
Water is Life Conference
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM, 22 November 2022 - 24 November 2022

The Raffles–Maurick international Water is Life (WIL) Conference is the first and only water conference targeted specifically at high school students aged 15 to 18 years old. Jointly organised by Raffles Institution and Maurick College, two highly regarded high schools in Singapore and the Netherlands respectively, the conference aims to create a deeper awareness and instill a sense of urgency in young leaders about global water issues and address what the future of water should be. The conference is a gathering of young, passionate minds to overcome water challenges in their countries through best practices and collaborative efforts among different countries.

This year’s WIL Conference took place on 22 to 24 November, and was organized together with our partner school, Maurick College in the Netherlands. Key conference activities:


  • Webinar
    KeyNote Address, Dialogue with Expert Panel; Live & Virtual Audience
  • Research symposium
    Project presentations by student groups and judging
  • WIL Online Game
    WIL Game - Different players (worldwide) are actively involved in each other's research presentations and spotlight events in a virtual game environment. Players engage in challenges and level up, much like games such as Dungeons & Dragons or World of Warcraft.
  • Spotlight Event