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.
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.
Profile - Campsite badges
Create an Open2Study profile and you'll get a safari tent, so you'll always have a home base.
Either complete your profile or confirm your email address and you'll be cruising around in a camper van.
Complete your profile and also confirm your email address to move into a luxurious log cabin.
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!
Share or like once to earn a bronze antique horn.
Keep sharing or liking to upgrade to a silver 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.
Post or comment once for your bronze quill of knowledge.
Keep participating to upgrade to a silver 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.
Tag or vote on a post to earn a bronze ceremonial conch shell.
Keep going to upgrade to a silver 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.
Get a vote on one of your posts for a bronze Peruvian shaman.
Ten votes? Then you get the silver 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!
Connect with one student and earn a bronze campfire.
Connect with ten students and earn a silver campfire.
Connect with 20 students and be awarded with a gold campfire.
Get involved, participate in discussions, vote on posts and earn a discovery signpost.
Earn the other community badges for a bronze discovery signpost.
Upgrade community badges to upgrade to the silver 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.
Watch your first video to earn the bronze key of enlightenment.
Watch 40 videos for your silver 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.
Pass your first quiz and unlock a rare emerald.
Pass 40 quizzes to unlock a precious ruby.
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.
Attempt your first assessment to earn a bronze quest coin.
Attempt four assessments to earn your silver quest coin.
Attempt eight assessments to uncover the gold quest coin.
Watch all videos, take all quizzes and assessments to earn a rare papyrus map.
Earn the other learning badges for a bronze papyrus map.
Upgrade learning badges to upgrade to the silver papyrus map!
Keep studying and you may earn the gold papyrus map.
Pass your courses to dig up treasure chests filled with precious booty. The more you learn, the more valuable the treasure.
Pass one course to dig up a treasure chest of bronze booty.
Pass five courses and you'll discover a treasure chest of silver.
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.
The crown jewels are extremely valuable, only granted if you get 100% on all quizzes in a course.
Aztec coins are very rare, only granted if you get 100% on your assessments.
Guiding Stars Guiding stars are very useful on your journey. You'll get a guiding star the first time you rate a course.