UCE Student Incubator: The Hatchery

Activity

The UCE Student Incubator, “UCE Hatchery”, is 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.

Additional Information

Students spend 12 hours working on progressing their idea or existing venture. 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.

Contact

James Carr
Email: james.carr@canterbury.ac.nz

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.

  • B1 - Communication - You communicate effectively and appropriately for your audience and easily listen to others.
  • B2 - Initiative and enterprise - You generate and implement new ideas for better results for our communities.
  • B3 - Leadership – You keep the team motivated towards the final goal and model leadership in the community.
  • B4 - Learning - You see areas for self-development and know when to learn something new.
  • C1 - Communication – You can share and write information clearly.
  • C2 - Initiative and Enterprise – You plan and generate solutions to cope with changes.
  • C3 - Leadership – You successfully organise and manage a team.
  • C4 - Learning – You apply what you have learned to different areas.
  • C5 - Planning and organising – You manage the way a project will be put into action.
  • C6 - Problem solving – You resolve an issue with a customer, client or team member.
  • C7 - Self-Management – You identify skills that could make you more successful.
  • C8 - Teamwork – You work with your team to resolve any issues that occur.
  • C9 - Technology – You select the best applications to use for specific tasks.
  • D2 - Initiative and Enterprise – You plan ways to enhance common practices and draw ideas from other cultures.
  • D4 - Learning – You understand new ideas and develop new techniques to achieve a goal.
  • D6 - Problem solving – You test what works in a situation and develop strategies to resolve issues.
  • D9 - Technology – You identify which information is the most relevant to the project.
Matrix intersection points for UCE Student Incubator: The Hatchery (highlighted in grey)
Co-curricular Record (CCR)

UC Graduate Attributes (GAs)

Bicultural Competence & Confidence Community Engagement Employability Innovation & Enterprise Global Awareness
Work Readiness Skills (WRS) Communication A1 B1 C1 D1
Initiative and enterprise A2 B2 C2 D2
Leadership A3 B3 C3 D3
Learning A4 B4 C4 D4
Planning and organising A5 B5 C5 D5
Problem solving A6 B6 C6 D6
Self-management A7 B7 C7 D7
Teamwork A8 B8 C8 D8
Technology A9 B9 C9 D9

CCR criteria

  • UC affiliated
  • Not an academic prerequisite
  • Not for academic credit

Are you interested in participating in this activity?