Learning to seize the moment
Creative problem-solving, turning circumstances to our advantage, seeing possibilities where others see problems – entrepreneurial thinking is useful in any career. It's about taking initiative, learning from experience and being resourceful no matter what happens.
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'Collision space of ideas'
Teaching and learning entrepreneurial thinking

UCalgary establishes a new, cross-faculty hub to emphasize the skills that students need to turn ideas into practical solutions and contribute to their communities.

Refugee housing
Social enterprise

Creating a win-win

A UCalgary master’s student’s Hult Prize team offers a creative solution to refugee housing.

A UCalgary grad student in economics turns favours for her friends into a cosmetics business.
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Turning passion into profit

A UCalgary grad student in economics turns favours for her friends into a cosmetics business.

In an attempt to end the cycle of poverty affecting low-income families, a UCalgary student and her classmates opened doors to more learning opportunities.
Learning from 'failure'

How to rebound when an idea doesn't pan out

In an attempt to end the cycle of poverty affecting low-income families, a UCalgary student and her classmates opened doors to more learning opportunities.

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Robot elbow launches a business

With support from entrepreneurial competitions and programs, a UCalgary biomedical engineering student turns his invention into an entrepreneurial endeavour.

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