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Does caregiving put you at risk for depression? How do Netflix Shows influence tourism?


These and hundreds of other questions were answered in The Curiosity Cup in 2022.


Registration for the 2023 edition of The Curiosity Cup just opened – and this year we want to get the trophy to the Nordics. So todays juletip is all you need to know about the competition – and some ideas to get you started. If you are not a student, you will hopefully be inspired to reach out to the students in your network.


The Curiosity Cup is a global SAS Student Competition. The Curiosity Cup brings student teams together from across the globe for a competition of real-world analytics skills and put your knowledge of data science and analytics to the test.



Team Requirements

  • Teams must have two to four students who are enrolled part time or full time at the time of paper submission.
  • Students must be at least 18 years old at the time of paper submission.
  • Teams must have a faculty or educator adviser.

Competition Guidelines

  • Teams can choose their own SAS® learning software, data and analytical question for the competition.
  • SAS software allowed: SAS® Viya® for Learners, SAS OnDemand for Academics, University-licensed SAS software.
  • Data and analytical question: Student teams may choose their own data set and pose their own analytical question.
  • Data sets must be publicly available, and entries must include a link to the data.

You can also enter your bachelor or thesis project in the competition.


You can read more about the competition, the prizes and register your team here: The Curiosity Cup | SAS



Click this link to watch the videos: The winners of 2022 


If you want to take a closer look at the winners of the Curiosity Cup 2022 check them out here:

Depression: Does Caregiving Put You at Risk? A European-Wide Study

Two Possible Approaches for the DASS Dataset

Influence of Netflix Shows in European Tourism


Reach out to your local Academic Program Manager if you have questions or want to have a talk about your entry in the competition:

Norway/Sweden: Vegard Hansen,

Finland: Juha Jokinen,

Denmark/Iceland: Anne Olesen,


Let’s take the trophy to the Nordics this year🏆

This is a great opportunity to gain experience and satisfy your curiosity! It may seem a bit of a challenge at first. In the end you’ll be glad you participated. Good luck.
SAS Employee

I am really wondering how many teams will register this year and what interesting topics they bring. crossing fingers to each team!  

SAS Employee
As a student intern who didn't get to observe the 2022 competition, I'm very excited to see what happens in the 2023 instalment!


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