UGO Student Experience Grants are available to current BCom students in good academic standing to cover up to 50% of the cost for a variety of experiences. These may include, but are not limited to:
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Entrepreneurship@ubc is now accepting applications to its Social Venture stream, supporting impact-driven entrepreneurs whose main goal is to solve a pressing social, environmental and/or economic issue.
Successful applicants enjoy a suite of benefits. Teams receive one-on-one mentorship, training in a series of workshops, access to a co-working space at UBC's Point Grey and Robson Square campuses, opportunities to tap into UBC's thriving entrepreneurial community, and funding opportunities.
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
We know October can be a busy period for BCom students, and that’s why the Canaccord Learning Commons is hosting its first-ever Coach-in. Join us to access all CLC programming in one convenient location. From Peer Assisted Study Sessions, to LPI prep, to a silent study zone, the Coach-in will have it all (including de-stress kits for the first 100 visitors).
Date: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 11:00am to 2:00pm
Location: Bruce R. Birmingham Undergraduate Centre
If you're currently in Year 2 and interested in applying to the UBC Portfolio Management Foundation (PMF) program, you're invited to a pre-application information session about the application and selection process. Both PMF supervisors and senior students in the program will be present to answer your questions.
Date: Monday, September 10
Time: 12:30 to 1:30pm
Location: Henry Angus 9th Floor Conference Centre
Pre-registration is not required to attend.
Application deadline: Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 12:00pm (noon)
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.
Recrear is a Canadian charity composed of a network of young professionals from around the world. By designing and implementing participatory youth-led research, they work to create active youth engagement in community development.
The Sustainability Fair is an annual celebration of student and community initiatives in sustainability. It is organized by the UBC Sustainability Ambassadors and aims to inspire students, faculty and staff to become involved with sustainability. The fair is an interdisciplinary and intersectional event that will showcase businesses, organizations and student groups aiming to build a more equitable, livable and inclusive community.
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:
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.