UC Innovate

UC innovate

Develop your ideas while connecting to businesses. 

Are you a high school student that has great business ideas or just an interest in business?

Our innovation high school programme has a range of interactive activities that will help you and your students gain a greater understanding and support in producing their business ideas.

Our three sessions include:

Ideate to Innovate

Do you have an idea but not too certain as to how to take it into reality? Come to our ideate session and work with our team to get your ideas started into becoming a real business product.

19 March 2019, 4.00-6.00pm

Prep-work before Raising Funding

9 April 2019, 4.00-6.00pm (Date change)

Have a great business product but are you unsure as to how you can get it off the ground? Learn from our innovators on how they raise funding to support their business ideas.

At this event, we will also be announcing our seed funding opportunity that students will be available to enter.

Register to attend this event by 6 April 2019 through the link below. 

Perfect Your Pitch 

Have to pitch to a crowd and not sure how to stand out?
For tech week we will be focusing on how you can make the best out of your limited time pitching and how to make your powerpoints stand out from the crowd. 

23 May 2019, 4.00-6.00pm

Register to attend this event through the link below. 

Where to go and register?

All sessions are held at the University of Canterbury.
Register for all of these events below or contact us for more information.


8-11 April 2019

Want to discuss your ideas with other students?

We have a range of our Entre students available to come and speak at your schools. The students are all involved or engaged in their own business ideas and can speak to your team and offer advice on your business. Get your teacher to email us to book a time.

8-11 April 2019


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