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UBC Sauder Public Speaking Competition

Five finalists chosen by their COMM 395 Business Communications instructors will be competing for $2,500 in scholarship prizes at the annual Public Speaking Competition.

The competitors will start with a prepared response to the question What has university taught you so far – and what is missing?, followed by a 2-3 minute impromptu presentation on an unknown topic.

Date: Thursday, January 24
Time: 12:30 to 1:50pm
Location: Henry Angus 492

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Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility

The Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics is accepting applications for participation in the 8th Annual Milgard Invitational Case Competition on Social Responsibility. Four business students will represent UBC Sauder at the international competition in Seattle on March 1, 2019.

Costs for travel and participation in the competition will be covered jointly by UBC Sauder, the Dhillon Centre, and individual team members. The Dhillon Centre will manage and provide coaching support for the UBC Sauder team.

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World's Challenge Challenge

The World’s Challenge Challenge is a competition hosted by the UBC Global Lounge, which seeks to engage students on international issues and how they can play a part in sparking social change.

Teams of students pitch their solutions to global problems for a chance to win $6,000 and to go on to compete in the International World's Challenge Challenge, for a top team prize of $30,000.

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Accenture IoT Hackathon

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.

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Team CanConnect from left to right: Allen Sebastian, Vicky Wang, Matthew Sebastiani, Nilay Yuce and Kevin Chen

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.

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2018 World's Challenge Challenge UBC Finals

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.

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Wideman Education Foundation Prize Competition

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).

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UBC Sauder Public Speaking Competition

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

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