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Summer startups: From didymo and drones to 3D, VR

10 February 2017 What did you do this summer? If you were in the University of Canterbury’s Summer Startup Programme, you may well have started your own award-winning business aimed at changing the world. (read article)

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Summer Startup Final Presentations 2017

Tandem Studios have put together this great highlights reel from our Final Presentations evening, check it out!. View video.

Develop skills to boost your CV with the Case Competition Group

If you would like to be invovled this year, come along to our first Case Competition Group Session on Friday the 17th of March from 11.00 am to 12:30 pm at UCE (Forestry 125). Register here.

Gain course credit while working with a local business or student startup

Enrolment is now open for our new course, enrol now via MyUC or visit the course page for more information.

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'The programme was inclusive from a cultural standpoint – I believe multiculturalism is vital for basic human interaction, cross-pollination of ideas and innovation.'

Jess Templeton UCE Alumni and CEO of Kōkewa Ventures (read profile)

Announcements & Events

Bootcamp is Back for 2017!

After a successful run in 2016, we are bringing back not one, but two bootcamps in 2017! The first one is coming up on the 27th & 28th of April, applications are now open so get in quick, they close on the 7th of April at 5pm. Apply now or find out more.

Upskill and Boost Your CV

The Case Competition Group aims to help students develop skills in areas such as presenting, problem solving, analytical thinking, consulting and team work. If you would like to be invovled this year, come along to our first Case Competition Group Session on Friday the 17th of March from 11.00 am to 12:30 pm at UCE (Forestry 125). Register here.

New Course

Enrolments are now open for our new course for credit that enables you to gain hands-on experience working with a local business or startup. If you are part of the executive of a club, have your own business or social enterprise, or have participated in the Summer Startup programme then you can credit your work towards the new course! More information.

Find out how UCE can help you with your business

If you’re a UC student and want to learn more about UCE, please get in touch with Incubator Manager, Michelle Panzer at michelle.panzer@canterbury.ac.nz

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If you would like to be involved with the UC Centre for Entrepreneurship either by running a workshop, offering a presentation or providing mentoring for a student, contact us today or fill out our online form.

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