UGO Student Experience Grants are available to current BCom students in good academic standing to offset expenses for a variety of experiences.
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At Accenture’s Internet of Things (IoT) Hackathon on September 15 and 16, university students will work under the mentorship of Accenture experts to solve a real world problem faced by one of the company's clients. During the Hackathon, participants will leverage some of Accenture’s latest methodologies to help develop their solution. The solutions will be judged by a joint panel of industry experts and Accenture Leaders.
The event is open to students in Years 3 and 4. Apply by September 6 for consideration.
CanConnect a UBC team of BCom, MBA and MEL students has cracked the top 20 in the CanInfra Challenge - a national public competition seeking transformational infrastructure ideas for Canada.
Check out their proposal to improve digital connectivity for all Canadians and help them make it ti the top 10 by voting for CanConnect once per day from now on until April 9.
Watch finalists present on a global issue and solution before a panel of judges. Finalists not only get a chance to win up to $2,000 for their projects, but also could get the opportunity to present their ideas at the International World's Challenge Challenge!
One of this year's teams is from Sauder. Come out to cheer them on!
Date: Thursday, February 8
Time: 5:00 to 7:00pm
Location: UBC Liu Institute for Global Issues, 6476 NW Marine Drive
The event is part of UBC Global Lounge’s International Development Week.
The Wideman Education Foundation is an inclusive community that promotes project management competencies and skills, and connects individuals and organizations to the world of Project Management. The foundation hosts the annual Wideman Prize Competition for teams of 3-5 post-secondary students who have previously completed a project that aligns with the theme of “Go Green Vancouver!” (completion means they have defined goals, identified and engaged stakeholders, scheduled, budgeted, managed risks, and delivered an outcome).
On January 25, five finalists chosen by their COMM 395 Business Communications instructors will be competing for $2,500 in scholarship prizes. Each one will give a two to three-minute impromptu presentation on an unknown topic, as well as a six-minute prepared talk on the topic Smartphones are making us stupid, narcissistic, and destroying our sense of empathy? If true, why can’t we put our phones down?
See these amazing speakers in action as they compete for top spot:
Date: Thursday, January 25
Time: 12:30 to 1:50pm
Location: Henry Angus 492
The UBC Sauder School of Business and the Commerce Undergraduate Society value the enhancement of the student experience and have committed to provide funding to support students in their personal endeavors and student-led initiatives.
Funding is available to current BCom students in good academic standing to offset expenses for a variety of experiences, including but not limited to volunteering/service learning, case competitions (not already supported by UBC Sauder Faculty), conferences, personal/professional development, and student-led initiatives.
The Global Lounge is hosting UBC’s 2nd World’s Challenge Challenge. This competition invites teams of three students to come up with a unique solution to a global problem. The winning team will receive $6,000 and an all-expenses-paid trip to compete in the International World’s Challenge Challenge at Western University. Students are encouraged to refer to the UN Sustainable Development Goals page when choosing a global challenge.
KPMG Business Administration Paper (BA Paper) is an international business plan writing competition held annually by the Hong Kong Federation of Business Students (HKFBS) since 1986. It aims to stimulate students’ business acumen, foster interflow of creative ideas between the academic and business field, and recognize the quality work of business undergraduates.
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