World Challenge has been recognised by The British Safety Council at its International Safety Awards for 2014.

The International Safety Awards scheme, now in its 56th year, is open to UK and international organisations of all sizes across all industries and seeks to promote high standards of health and safety management practice in order to prevent workplace injury and ill health.

The winning organisations span all sectors from the United Kingdom, Africa, Asia, the Middle East and the West Indies.

Alex Botha, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, congratulated World Challenge on its success and said: “On behalf of the Trustees and staff of the British Safety Council we warmly congratulate World Challenge and its employees on gaining an International Safety Award with merit.

“All of those working at World Challenge have made this award possible which recognises their dedication and commitment in preventing injury and ill health in the workplace. It was also apparent that applicants recognise that getting health and safety right is a business enabler.”

The full list of winners can be accessed at

For more information about this release or for images, please contact:

Jon Dale

Global Communications Manager

World Challenge

44 (0)7824 016041

World Challenge

17-21 Queens Road

High Wycombe

HP13 6AQ 


About Us

World Challenge is the leading global brand in the provision of life changing student-led expeditions based on the number of expeditions organised annually, the number of countries in which it has a footprint and the volume of customers ‘on the books’ at any one time. WCE is the original school expeditions company and was founded in 1987. WCE works with schools in 25 countries and has over 15,000 students, 700 schools, 1,500 teachers and 30,000 parents on the ‘books’ at any one time. We have offices across Australasia, South Africa, North America and the UAE.