Get rewarded for your effort

Lifelong learning is a journey of adventure and exploration . . . and you never know what you might find on your travels!

To help you celebrate and keep track of your efforts in Open2Study, we have a badges system to reward you for being involved. We know your newfound knowledge is probably reward enough, but who doesn't love a bit of a hurrah while we're at it?

You can earn badges for completing courses, participating in forums, sharing Open2Study with your broader networks and lending your support to other students in the classroom. It's up to you whether you use them as a little reward for your hard work, or a way to compete with your friends and classmates

Whatever your motivation, the more you get involved with Open2Study, the more badges you'll earn.

Badge categories


Earn campsite badges by keeping your campsite spick and span - keep your profile up to date!


Start exploring and sharing our courses to earn exploration badges.


Participate in the Open2Study community to start earning village badges.


Treasure hunt badges require special skill and knowledge, and can be earned through studying.

All badges

Profile - Campsite badges

Safari Tent

Create an Open2Study profile and you'll get a safari tent, so you'll always have a home base.

Camper Van

Either complete your profile or confirm your email address and you'll be cruising around in a camper van.

Log Cabin

Complete your profile and also confirm your email address to move into a luxurious log cabin.

Exploration torch

Link a social media account to your profile and receive an exploration torch.

Social - Exploration badges


Share or like our courses with the world to earn antique horns - all the better to broadcast!

Bronze - Antique horn

Share or like once to earn a bronze antique horn.

Silver - Antique horn

Keep sharing or liking to upgrade to a silver antique horn.

Gold - Antique horn

Still sharing or liking? You might just uncover the gold antique horn.

Community - Comunity badges


Take part in the community forum and classroom discussions to earn the quill of knowledge.

Bronze - Quill of knowledge

Post or comment once for your bronze quill of knowledge.

Silver - Quill of knowledge

Keep participating to upgrade to a silver quill of knowledge.

Gold - Quill of knowledge

Keep the conversation going to earn the gold quill of knowledge.


Make our discussion boards and forum more useful by voting on and tagging posts and earn the ceremonial conch shell.

Bronze - Ceremonial conch shell

Tag or vote on a post to earn a bronze ceremonial conch shell.

Silver - Ceremonial conch shell

Keep going to upgrade to a silver ceremonial conch shell.

Gold - Ceremonial conch shell

Still improving our forums? You could earn the gold ceremonial conch shell!


Have some advice? Share it in the forums and discussions to earn the Peruvian shaman badge.

Bronze - Peruvian shaman

Get a vote on one of your posts for a bronze Peruvian shaman.

Silver - Peruvian shaman

Ten votes? Then you get the silver Peruvian shaman!

gold - Peruvian shaman

If people keep voting you must be an oracle You'll get the gold Peruvian shaman badge!


Make your study social by finding students to connect with, and gather round a campfire!

Bronze - Campfire

Connect with one student and earn a bronze campfire.

Silver - Campfire

Connect with ten students and earn a silver campfire.

Gold - Campfire

Connect with 20 students and be awarded with a gold campfire.

Community all-rounder.

Get involved, participate in discussions, vote on posts and earn a discovery signpost.

Bronze - Discovery signpost

Earn the other community badges for a bronze discovery signpost.

Silver - Discovery signpost

Upgrade community badges to upgrade to the silver discovery signpost!

Gold - Discovery signpost

Keep getting involved and you may earn the gold discovery signpost.

Learning - Treasure hunt badges


Build your knowledge and receive a key of enlightenment for watching all videos in a course.

Bronze key of enlightenment

Watch your first video to earn the bronze key of enlightenment.

Silver key of enlightenment

Watch 40 videos for your silver key of enlightenment.

Gold key of enlightenment

Watch 80 videos, and you'll earn the gold key of enlightenment.


You will earn a precious jewel for passing your quizzes. Take more quizzes to unlock more jewels.

Emerald - Precious Jewel

Pass your first quiz and unlock a rare emerald.

Ruby - Precious Jewel

Pass 40 quizzes to unlock a precious ruby.

Diamond - Precious Jewel

Pass 80 quizzes, and you'll unlock a priceless diamond!


Attempt your assessments to earn the quest coin - as you take more assessments, you'll start upgrading your coin.

Bronze - Quest coin

Attempt your first assessment to earn a bronze quest coin.

Silver - Quest coin

Attempt four assessments to earn your silver quest coin.

Gold - Quest coin

Attempt eight assessments to uncover the gold quest coin.

Learning all-rounder.

Watch all videos, take all quizzes and assessments to earn a rare papyrus map.

Bronze - Papyrus map

Earn the other learning badges for a bronze papyrus map.

Silver - Papyrus map

Upgrade learning badges to upgrade to the silver papyrus map!

Gold - Papyrus map

Keep studying and you may earn the gold papyrus map.

Courses completion.

Pass your courses to dig up treasure chests filled with precious booty. The more you learn, the more valuable the treasure.

Treasure chest - Bronze

Pass one course to dig up a treasure chest of bronze booty.

Treasure chest - Silver

Pass five courses and you'll discover a treasure chest of silver.

Treasure chest - Gold

Pass ten courses and you'll uncover a treasure chest filled with gold.


Didn't get a quiz right on the first go? Ask for a hint, and earn a slingshot when you get it right.

Crown jewels

The crown jewels are extremely valuable, only granted if you get 100% on all quizzes in a course.

Aztec coins

Aztec coins are very rare, only granted if you get 100% on your assessments.

Guiding Star

Guiding Stars Guiding stars are very useful on your journey. You'll get a guiding star the first time you rate a course.