Student Entrepreneurship

News on student entrepreneurship at the University of the Western Cape

Five of the Best Budding UWC Entrepreneurs Head To Intervarsity Competition

Entrepreneurship is all about innovation and creativity, and many student entrepreneurs displayed just that when they pitched their ideas at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) internal round of the Entrepreneurship Intervarsity competition. But only five of the best aspiring student entrepreneurs could go through to the next round.  The five students – all women – …

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Finlit Challenge – Winners | Video | Pictures

The UWC FinLit Challenge was about students redesigning the financial literacy experience of young adults aged 18-25 years. The challenge was offered by Metropolitan’s (MMI Foundation), in partnership with UWC Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) and Innovate South Africa. It created an opportunity for students to bring their voice and perspective to a very pertinent issue in South …

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Precious Penny Team starting their internship

  Employability opportunity with UWC Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Make the most of the internship, team Precious Penny!   The UWC/Metropolitan FINLIT Challenge challenge concluded in May and saw 5 University of the Western Cape (UWC) students win the challenge and earn an internship to design and develop an innovative financial literacy programme for …

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Precious Penny – UWC Students & Metropolitan Help Youth Face Financial Future

Precious Penny: UWC FINLIT Winners working on Financial Literacy Campaign with Metropolitan When providing for your financial future, and the financial futures of generations to come, every penny is precious – so it’s no surprise that Precious Penny won the UWC/Metropolitan FINLIT Challenge, and the chance to educate and empower their fellow youth. The UWC/Metropolitan …

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Finlit Challenge

UWC & Metropolitan’s FINLIT Challenge Empowers SA’s Young Entrepreneurs with Financial Literacy   Financial literacy is an important skill – and one that isn’t as easily taught to the youth as it should be in South Africa. That’s why the University of the Western Cape’s Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) is empowering students to …

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