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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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BCom student funding

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.

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World's Challenge Challenge

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. 

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KPMG Business Administration Paper 2017

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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UBC Campus Challenge

Looking for ways to unwind between going to class and studying? There are plenty of activities and places to explore right here on campus. Get to know UBC a little –or a lot– better by completing the UBC Campus Challenge. 

How does it work?

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Building Bridges: Connecting Entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and the Cansbridge Fellowship would like to invite you to an event on entrepreneurship in Asia and Vancouver. At Building Bridges, the goal is to connect young Canadians who are interested in entrepreneurship with local government bodies, renowned Vancouver entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. You'll hear insights from experienced business leaders and their lessons learned from experiences in the dynamic economies of Asia.

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Queen's Entrepreneurs' Competition

Each year the Queen's Entrepreneurs' Competition receives numerous business plan submissions from around the globe. The top 15 teams are selected and invited to Toronto to pitch their business plans to a panel of Canadian business leaders. There are over $75,000 in prizes awarded throughout the final weekend for the top pitching entrepreneurs. 

Application process
Round One: Submit a 10 page business plan, a 5 minute recorded presentation, and the presentation deck used in the video.

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