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Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition (QEC)

Early Bird Submission Deadline: October 9th, 2020

With this competition offering $80,000 in prizes each year, The New York Times wrote, “[The QEC is] one of the longest-running and best-known undergraduate business plan competitions in the world.”

The QEC is student-run and judged by executives from companies such as Google, CIBC, and Accenture. Located in the heart of Toronto, Ontario, the competition attracts attendees from some of the largest investment firms and corporations. The competition is open to all undergraduate students with an entrepreneurial business.
The competition covers all industries and is an exceptional opportunity to kickstart and develop an entrepreneurial initiative.

For further information please visit https://theqec.com/




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AUC Real Life Global Competition

The Student Union's Real Life Competition (SURL) is a well-established academic initiative under the American University in Cairo (AUC). It is no ordinary competition. This competition gives you the chance to contribute in solving real life challenges that intertwine between different societies all around the world.

This year the competition will be focusing, specifically, on finding ways to sustainably manage and protect marine and coastal ecosystems from pollution, as well as address the impacts of ocean acidificatition.

Teams have to consist of four undergraduate students. There is no restriction with regards to gender, or class standing. However, there can only be a maximum of two students from the same major. Further, all students have to be enrolled in the same university.

Kindly visit the official website of the competition, www.reallifecompetition.org for further information.

5th edition of Social Business Creation competition (SBC) 

This is the final reminder for Institutional applications as the deadline is February 28th 2020.

For 2020’s edition, SBC is offering $125,500 CAD in several prizes to participating teams for their business development as well as to institutions for their social impact creation.

Students enter with a social mission idea and, over the course of 8 months, they will develop their idea into a real business with the dual objective of profitability and positive social impacts.

Institutions enter through their students' projects and proposals to create impacts.

Not only a global competition, Social Business Creation is a training platform that provides online courses as well as training in Montreal for students, professionals, educators, and program administrators.

The registration link for universities: http://igchec.com/register-as-a-university/

Yonsei Journal of International Studies:  Call for papers

The Yonsei Journal of International Studies (YJIS) is a bi-annual interdisciplinary journal affiliated
with the Center for International Studies, and organized by the Yonsei University Graduate School of
International Studies in Seoul, South Korea. The YJIS welcomes submissions from all scholars,
especially graduate students and junior professors that fall within the diverse field of International
Studies.
They are currently accepting submissions for the upcoming 2020 Spring/Summer issue.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, March 2, 2020

Visit this page for more info.

50th St. Gallen Symposium — Global Essay Competition

Deadline: February 1st, 2020
By competing in the Global Essay Competition, graduate and postgraduate students will get the chance to win the St Gallen Wings of Excellence Award and qualify for the participation ad a Leader of Tomorrow in the 50th St Gallen Symposium on May 7-8, 2020. This is an opportunity to meet 300 of the world's brightest young minds, present and debate your ideas with 600 senior leaders, be inspired by some of the world's most impressive speakers and gain a unique and new perspective on this year's topic: Freedom Revisited. Essays will need to be submitted by February 1st, 2020 and will need to address the following topic: "Which aspects of freedom need to be defended, or recalibrated, to meet the challenges of our time?" Further information on applications are available here: Global essay competition

HEC Business Game

Deadline: 19 January

HEC Business Game Applications open NOW!

On 24-25 April 2020 meet industry leaders and solve cases with students from all around the world at HEC Paris. Join 180 participants from all around the world for a weekend of intensely creative fun and build networkduring an afterparty in Paris

Shaping the Milan of the Future Hackathon

Deadline: April 22nd, 2019
A one-day challenge organized by Citi ventures and Milano Municipality on Monday May 6th, open to students attending Bocconi University with international exposure: students who took part in a study abroad program,international students and exchange students in Milan are welcome to join. Grand prize winner will receive a trip to Citi's Innovation Hub in Tel-Aviv. During the day, you will be working in teams to generate new ideas and innovative solutions to improve Milan attractiveness for international talents. More information here: https://shapingthemilanofthefuture.splashthat.com/n

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