British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad(BAAO)

One of the most competitive physics challenges on Astronomy and Astrophysics in the UK

Top students from the UK and China compete together for the top awards

Benefcial for applying science majors in top universities

Opportunity to be invited to the British Physics Olympiad Camp (China)

Date:March 18th, 2023(Saturday)9:30-12:30 (180 mins)

Introduction

The British Physics Olympiad is a charitable trust overseen by a committee of trustees. It was initiated in 1979, and has been used as a qualifier for the selection of the UK Physics Team for the International Physics Olympiad from 1983. The BPhO aims to encourage the study of physics and recognise excellence in young physicists through annual physics competitions.
The British Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad(BAAO) papers are set to be stimulating, challenging students to think deeper, whilst at the same time bringing them closer to many of the latest ongoing research topics and discoveries in astronomy. In combination with its dedicated university based training camps, the BAAO provides students with an intriguing path to discovering more about astronomy and astrophysics, and following this through to higher education.

Challenge Rules

Language

English

Date

18th March, 2023 (Saturday) 9:30-12:30 (180 mins)

Participants

High school students

Format

Individual written test

Type

3 problems with several questions for each.

Location

Paper-based in partnering school

Award
  • Gold
  • Silver
  • Bronze

(For judging the global awards, British competitors will be ranked first by their overall scores, creating boundaries for the gold, silver and bronze awards. Competitors from other countries are not ranked together with their British competitors, but are compared by the boundaries. Chinese competitors with good results will therefore have an increased chance of receiving an award.)

Registration Details

Fee

Includes the exam, proctor fee, grading, part of past-papers(ASDAN doesn't provide any trainings)

Deadline

8th March, 2023

ASDAN EPQ Scholarship

3000RMB/std

Gold

2000RMB/std

Silver

1000RMB/std

Bronze

Noted:The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see:http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/

Exam Center

FAQ

REFUND POLICY

If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.

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