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Calling all innovators and entrepreneurs!

Christchurch from space - reuse allowedAre you an innovator, entrepreneur, or young person eager to know more about what your future holds?

Then we have an opportunity for you!

The UC Centre for Entrepreneurship has just launched its first ever course for credit — Enterprise in Practice — where you can undertake a project for a startup, local business, social enterprise or relevant student club.

To top it all off, we are offering 20 students the opportunity to also attend the Singularity University NZ Summit for free!

As a part of the course, you will attend the Summit from the 14th to 16th of November and then undertake a project based on what you learn.

By attending the Summit you will hear from world experts in exponential technologies from Silicon Valley and beyond, and discover the cutting edge of technological progress taking place right in our backyard.

To find out more about this opportunity and to apply, head to the course page.

For more information about the SingularityU NZ Summit, check out their website.

Entrepreneur’s Bootcamp 28-30 June

This year, for the very first time, the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship will be running a bootcamp over the coming winter break.

The bootcamp is an intense two and a half day event with the sole purpose of helping students develop their entrepreneurial capabilities.

If you would like to:

  • Progress an existing business that you have
  • Receive assistance in getting started with your idea for a business
  • Get help coming up with an idea for a business
  • Or, connect with other like-minded students and work on an existing venture

then the inaugural UCE bootcamp is for you.


By participating in the bootcamp you will benefit from:

  • Mentoring from experienced Canterbury business people
  • Expert advice from lawyers, accountants and other professional services
  • Excellent speakers
  • Engaging workshops
  • Dedicated support
  • Great food!

The bootcamp will kick off on the afternoon of Tuesday 28 June and run through to the afternoon of Thursday 30 June.

For more information about what’s in store for our participants, head to the bootcamp webpage. We will be updating the programme as we confirm more great speakers and benefits for you, so make sure you check back regularly.

If you are ready to dive in and make real progress with your entrepreneurial journey in just two and a half days, then register now by filling out this online form.