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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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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship – Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi, Kenya that provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to apply business education in a classroom of Kenyan entrepreneurs. Students will learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and developed in different contexts, and the role of education on economic development.

Join us for an information session hosted by SSE Program Director Jeff Kroeker:

Date: Tuesday, October 30
Time: 12:30 to 2:00pm
Location: Henry Angus 492

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mentorship
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social enterprise

Exchange information session

Start planning now for your study abroad adventure in 2019/20. Will you be eligible? Where can you go? What courses can you take? BCom study abroad and exchange programs coordinator Ann Gilray will answer these questions and many more at the first of three information sessions to be held before the Go Global application deadline in January:

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exchange
information sessions
international

Service Learning Placement in Costa Rica (2 positions available)

Matapalo Sea Turtle Conservation is an organization, dedicated to environmental conservation. The staff at Matapalo are experts in conservation, but need assistance in managing the business side of the organization. As a long-time partner of the Office of Regional and International Community Engagement (ORICE), Matapalo Sea Turtle Conservation has been working with a group of UBC students (who have been working remotely from UBC) this year to develop a long-term business model for the organization.

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give back
international
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sustainability

WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management European Summer Program

The WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management offers the Bachelor European Summer Program as a two-week course on The Business, Political and Cultural Environment in Europe, tailored to undergraduate students in business administration.

The two-week program, directed by Professor Dr. Michael Frenkel, focusses on the following topics:

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international
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Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information session

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed.

SSE Kenya is a student-led, four-week course delivered in Nairobi each summer. Participants learn about other cultures, how businesses are created and grow in different contexts, and the role of education, mentorship, and volunteerism on economic development.

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entrepreneurship
give back
information sessions
international
social enterprise

Exchange information session

Time is running out to apply for exchange before the next deadline. Do you still have questions about program requirements, potential destinations, or the application process? Join BCom study abroad and exchange programs coordinator Ann Gilray for an information session:

Date: Tuesday, January 9
Time: 12:30 to 1:20pm
Location: Henry Angus 254*

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exchange
information sessions
international

Tec de Monterrey Social Innovation Summer Program

Earn three credits while working on a challenge-based learning project for Mexican NGOs and indigenous communities. Work with local indigenous artisans, rural communities on safe water systems, or an ecotourism centre. Contribute to the local community through challenge-based learning projects. Partner with fellow students, local communities and civil organizations to create innovative solutions to social problems facing vulnerable populations in southern Mexico.

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entrepreneurship
information sessions
international
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social enterprise

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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competitions
innovation
international
social enterprise
sustainability

Sauder Social Entrepreneurship Kenya information sessions

Are you passionate about social entrepreneurship, international development, and global issues? Sauder Social Entrepreneurship (SSE) provides a unique opportunity for UBC students to use business education as a means to produce a positive impact and help young Kenyan entrepreneurs succeed. 

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entrepreneurship
give back
information sessions
international
social enterprise

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