London hosted the Enactus World Cup 2017
London hosted the Enactus World Cup 2017 where innovative projects aimed to improve the quality of people's life were showcased. Enactus is an international nonprofit organisation with more than 70,500 students from over 1,700 universities in 36 countries. On September 26-28, a selected group of 3,500 students, business, academic and government leaders from around the globe gathered in London for this special event that included three unforgettable days of collaboration, competition and celebration of innovation. Kazakh Innovative Humanitarian Law University from Semey won the right to represent Kazakhstan at the competition of student entrepreneurial action, startups and innovations. The projects of the Semey students on business development in the villages of the East Kazakhstan region as well as the establishment of the School of Courage and the School of Survival for teenagers were selected as the best among projects among the proposals submitted by 129 Kazakh universities.
YERKEZHAN SEKENOVA, STUDENT, KAZAKH INNOVATIVE HUMANITARIAN LAW UNIVERSITY:
- Through our project, we want to improve the quality of people’s lives in the villages. In short, we are passionate about this business.
The Semey students at the Enactus World Cup 2017 had a unique opportunity to study innovations in social entrepreneurship, to share experiences with young leaders from around the world and open new horizons in cooperation with the world's top universities. The Kazakh students were granted the third prize place at the contest.
SHYRYN KURMANBAYEVA, DEAN, KAZAKH INNOVATIVE HUMANITARIAN LAW UNIVERSITY:
- Today we want to introduce the Kazakh customs to the whole world.
The Kazakhs also presented the cultural program including national dances and traditional instruments. Kazakhstan may host the Enactus World Cup 2019. Now, the organization’s head office and state bodies are negotiating on this matter.