01/30/2017 News

Team Total 2017 – winner announcement

The Team Total Jury has come to its decision! We are delighted to announce the highly deserving and inspiring projects that will receive Team Total grants in 2017. The number of votes gained by each team during the online public vote was taken into consideration by the Jury under the ‘communication’ criterion, together with the rest of the selection criteria for the projects in each category.


This year’s Team Total funding recipients are (in alphabetical order):


  • Arvana, Makerere University, Uganda. A platform that enables people without physical addresses to seamlessly generate digital addresses using their smartphone for fast & convenient service delivery.
  • PRE, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Project Reward Excellence (PRE) provides solar rechargeable reading lamps to outstanding students living in slums and off-grid communities across the country.
  • Spark Engineering Camp, University of Queensland, Australia. Spark Engineering Camp is a non-profit, Youth Without Borders initiative that provides an opportunity for secondary school students to experience university life and engineering.


  • Banda’s Clean Water, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology, Indonesia. Providing clean water for Banda Island using an eco-distillator for sea water with a solar photovoltaic pump.

Push Your Limits

  • CCE 49 – Mines Douai, Ecole des Mines de Douai – EMD Douai, France. A crew of 8 engineering students want to participate in the 49th Course Croisière EDHEC sailing regatta.
  • Music’All, EDHEC Business School, France. Creating and staging a musical for children with learning difficulties, to help them develop their skills through an enjoyable learning experience.
  • Swim the Channel 2017, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon – INSA Lyon, France. Preparing and guiding a French student to swim the English Channel from Dover to Calais in July 2017 for scientific purposes.

Dream Tickets



  • “Discover Conventional and Unconventional Energy of Ancient Mahakam Deltaic Environment Through Field Observation in Sanga”, Veteran National Development University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. A field trip to study conventional nature gas and CBM unconventional energy in the Sanga-Sanga area of Indonesia, to learn more about the Ancient Mahakam Deltaic Environment.
  • “Geo-excursion Iran”, Utrecht University, Netherlands. This enthusiastic group will organize an excursion for 23 Master students to the beautiful and resource rich country of Iran! During this excursion, the group will visit Iranian companies, and will get hands-on experience with the geology of Iran thanks to mine visits and field trips.
  • “Hydrocarbons in Romania”, St. Kliment Ohrid Sofia University, Bulgaria. A field trip to Romania’s oil and gas fields and exchange opportunity with students from the Bucharest AAPG Student Chapter.
  • “Imperial SPE International Field Trip”, Imperial College London, Great Britain. Field trip to Brazil to give MSc and PhD students first-hand exposure to the various roles and responsibilities across the petroleum industry, including company visits.
  • “Increasing Graduate Attributes of Students and Improving Our Community”, Institut Français du Pétrole – IFP School, France. Series of events and activities in the IFP School Conference Hall to increase both hard and soft skills of students, including ‘Ted Talks’ style lectures on topics delivered by local industry leaders.
  • “Intergenerational link and Field Trip in the Anti-Atlas Mountains of Morocco”, Université Montpellier 2 Sciences et Techniques, France. A field trip to the Anti Atlas Mountains of Morocco, and an intergenerational link between primary school children, university students and experienced geologists.
  • “Participation in the 79th EAGE Conference & Exhibition 2017 – Students Programmed”, Makerere University, Uganda. Research in the Ugandan Albertine Graben, an important location of oil and gas reserves, to be presented at the 79th EAGE Conference and Exhibition in Paris, in June 2017.
  • “Petroleum Geology and Engineering field trip to give a diverse group of students exposure to the oil and gas industry”, Curtin University of Technology, Australia. A petroleum geology and engineering field trip to the remote mid-west of Western Australia to give a diverse group of students exposure to the oil and gas industry.
  • “V Petro-Sul”, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. A project to attend Petro-Sul, a student-organized annual event that presents the most recent innovations and trends in the oil and gas industry, held in the Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil, in 2017.

Thank you to everyone who showed their support by voting for these projects and for our other shortlisted teams! We wish all our Team Total students good luck with their projects and look forward to sharing news of their adventures here on Total Campus.