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Next 36 Info Session

October 04, 2016

Student Success Centre, UCC 210

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Have you heard of The Next 36? Each year, the Next 36 chooses 36 high potential students and recent grads, challenging them to build a new business venture or iterate and scale an existing idea with enormous potential. Over the course of 7 months, these young innovators are provided with mentorship from top Canadian business leaders, up to $50,000 in seed capital, an unparalleled founder development program taught by world-class faculty, and more.

The Next 36 Information Session

Date: October 4, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM - 06:30 PM
Location: The Student Success Centre, UCC 210
Registration Instructions: Registration for The Next 36 Information Session on CareerCentral is now open for undergraduate students on CareerCentral

Participants from recent years include eight Western students:

  • Mallorie Brodie, Steven Wellman, Owen Ou (HBA)
  • Victoria Hale (History)
  • Lauren Hasegawa (Civil Structural Engineering)
  • Nikita Zhitkevich (Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences)
  • James Crocker (Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science)
  • Aishi Jiang (Biology)

The call for applications to the 2017 Cohort of The Next 36 is now open to exceptional student entrepreneurs. The program is open to Canadian undergraduate and masters students under 30, from all academic backgrounds, who have either graduated within the past year or are in their final two years of study. The final application deadline is October 18, 2016 although invitations to National Selection Weekend are sent on a rolling basis. FAQ's and other background information can be found online at:



  • Entrepreneurship