UCalgary International would like to invite you to their virtual Global Community Challenge YYC!

Are you looking for an opportunity to collaborate with a team of international peers? University of Calgary International would like to invite you to join them for their virtual Global Community Challenge YYC!

The Global Community Challenge YYC creates opportunities for you to work in cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary teams to identify solutions to real world issues. By being a part of this challenge, you will have the opportunity to develop skills in teamwork, creativity, problem-solving, and communication while building your intercultural capacity and positioning yourself to become an innovation catalyst for meaningful change.  

During this challenge, student teams from different disciplines and countries will work together to develop a solution for a real-life problem identified by one of our community partners, which are local organizations in Calgary that have an international focus or scope of work. The challenge also includes workshops on entrepreneurial thinking and solution development, working in cross-cultural teams, how to market your skills in the job market and more.  

Learn more and get involved: https://ucalgary.ca/international/study-abroad/global-community-challenge-yyc

Eligibility: Undergraduate and master's students at UCalgary and any one of our partner institutions 


How to Apply: 

1. Read through the challenges posted online in early September and identify your top two 

2. Submit an online application (Applications open August 27, 2022. The deadline to apply is September 15, 2022, 11:59PM Mountain Standard Time)

Cost: Free 

Location: All meetings and discussions will be held virtually on Zoom or other relevant platforms. Some synchronous (live) participation is required. All times listed are in Mountain Standard Time (UTC/GMT -7:00) 

For more: please visit our website or contact us at global.challenge@ucalgary.ca

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