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Global Immersion Program

The UC Centre for Entrepreneurship is currently searching for 3 students to attend a 10-day leadership development and innovation programme in Chengdu, China, 20-29 January 2019.

The Programme is a blend of innovation, entrepreneurship and experiential leadership.

There are site visits, workshops and panel discussions as well as cultural experiences, coaching, and experiential leadership sessions.

Deadline for applications is Sunday 21st October.

For more information and to apply click here>

Apply now: UCE Summer Startup Programme

Do you have an idea for a business or social enterprise but don’t know where to start? Are you interested in entrepreneurship and startups and want to give it a go? Or, do you have skills or expertise that would benefit a local startup? The UCE Summer Startup Programme could be for you.

Run over 10 weeks from November 2018 to February 2019 the Summer Startup Programme is a  fantastic opportunity for you to become involved in the startup world — either by working on your own idea or a project for a local startup. We have $5,000 scholarships available so you don’t have to worry about that summer job while you work on your venture or project here in the UCE space.

The programme and scholarships are open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students from all levels and areas of study, you just need to be enrolled in Semester Two, 2018. Applications are open now and close on Friday 15 September, 12.00 noon. Spaces are strictly limited.

Apply now by completing the online application form> 
Find more information about the programme and scholarships on the UCE website>

Marketing Smackdown – registrations close 29 July

The Marketing Smackdown is a two-day challenge where you will find innovative ways to solve problems that the Christchurch business community is facing.

You will get the opportunity to hear inspirational speakers, and work with mentors and experts in the marketing industry, and have the opportunity to win cash prizes. If you’re interested in the power of marketing, this is the event for you!

We supply you with all the information and people you need to get the most out of your experience. All you need to do is apply and turn up! All tertiary students are eligible to register, either as a team or as individuals. Registrations close Sunday 29 July, the Challenge is 4 – 5 August with the launch on Thursday 2 August.

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If you have any questions please contact Hannah Rhodes at hannah.rhodes@canterbury.ac.nz.