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.

Students | Community


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.

  • 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 is now open for 2023. The deadline to register is January 31, 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


  • 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.  


  • Much More than just another charity thrift shop

    Event Timing: February 28, 11:00am - 12:30pm (NL Time)
    Event Address: Memorial's Business Administration Building, BN-4031 OR Online

    Click here to register

    What comes to mind when you hear the words ‘social enterprise’? What help do entrepreneurs starting social enterprises need and how are those supports unique? Mark Goodson and Nicole Helwig from the Cambridge Judge Business School share examples and experiences from their work at Cambridge Social Ventures.

    Cambridge Social Ventures supports a wide range of businesses that have positive social and environmental impacts. Our social ventures work in diverse fields such as health, transport, housing, ageing and education. They range from local to global in scale, and include technology start-ups, public sector, community organisations, university spinouts and everything in between.  We have supported approximately 250 social ventures through our incubator programme and thousands of social entrepreneurs through our Social Venture Weekends and short workshops.

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