UCE Summer Startup Programme
The UCE Summer Startup programme is a 10-week programme to help students progress their business venture. Students participate in workshops, network and build relationships, pitch their venture at events and develop their idea or venture into a feasible and scalable business or social enterprise. Check out all of the UCE Challenges here.
Activities could include:
- Engaging in educational entrepreneurship sessions
- Receiving advice from UCE staff and external business mentors
- Participating in pitch battles
- Undertaking market validation
Hours involved in the activity
12 hours minimum. For every 12 hours of active learning you can claim recognition for one skill and one attribute. NB: opportunities only exist to develop the skills and attributes specified for this activity in the grey areas of the table below. For this activity you can claim a maximum of three learning and development outcomes.
Work readiness skill/Graduate attribute
By actively engaging in this activity, you can claim against the pre-determined intersection points detailed below. You should reflect on your experience and select the WRS/GA intersection point(s) that best represents your learning outcome.
- Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others.
- Initiative and enterprise - You generate and implement new ideas for better results for our communities.
- Leadership – You keep the team motivated towards the final goal and model leadership in the community.
- Learning - You see areas for self-development and know when to learn something new.
- Communication – You can share and write information clearly.
- Initiative and Enterprise – You plan and generate solutions to cope with changes.
- Leadership – You successfully organise and manage a team.
- Learning – You apply what you have learned to different areas.
- Planning and organising – You manage the way a project will be put into action.
- Problem-solving – You resolve an issue with a customer, client or team member.
- Self-Management – You identify skills that could make you more successful.
- Teamwork – You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
- Technology – You select the best applications to use for specific tasks.
- Initiative & Enterprise - You plan ways to enhance usual practices.
- Learning - You understand new ideas and develop new techniques to achieve a goal.
- Problem-solving – You test what works in a situation and develop strategies to resolve issues.
- Technology – You identify which information is the most relevant to the project.