We are pleased to participate and host a number of events throughout the year that engage our community as well as provide opportunities for Memorial students to learn, expand their networks and share their ideas.

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Student challenge events provide exposure to social enterprise concepts and are a critical entry point for students exploring social innovation. They offer students opportunities to explore, grow and develop the teamwork and collaboration skills needed for the 21st century.

  • Social Impact-a-thon: Health4All

The Centre for Social Enterprise is hosting a student Social Impact-a-thon (previously known as Student Challenge Events) on the topic of Health Equity. 

If you're a student with a passion for helping solve issues related to healthcare - including education, mental health, housing, food insecurity, etc. this event might be for you! 

Meet others with similar interests, work on an idea towards health equity, and pitch your idea at the end of the event for cash awards! 

See Agenda by clicking here

Register now by clicking here

  • Map the System

Map the System is a global competition that challenges students to think differently about social or environmental change.

Research a social or environmental problem that matters to you and gain the skills in systems thinking to understand ways to address it. You’ll have the chance to compete for cash prizes in a prestigious competition organized by Said Business School, University of Oxford.

Registration for 2023-24 will open in November 2023. If you have any questions, please contact 

Jan. 8, 2021: Platform to shine: Students investigate the flooding crisis in Canada through Map the System



  • Let's Get Social! 

The Centre for Social Enterprise will be hosting social enterprise-related sessions for Social Enterprise Week. Each session will be offered in-person in the Business Administration building and online. 

- Nov 14 @ 11am: Co-operative Information Session with Kristen Murray 

- Nov. 15 @ 11am: Social Enterprise 101/What is Social Impact with Dr. Gillian Morrissey

- Nov. 17 @ 11am: Highlighting Social Impact in your Pitch with Dr. Gillian Morrissey

To register for any of the sessions, please coplete the following form by clicking here


  • PLACE Dialogues

We work with researchers and other community partners on the PLACE Dialogues, which provide space for action-oriented conversation, collaboration and connection.

Visit here for more information on the PLACE Framework that is used during the event.  


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