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SOLVE IT WITH 5G

Sustainability Innovation Sprint
September 5 – 9: Mid-semester break

Registrations opening soon

SOLVE IT WITH 5G

Sustainability Innovation Sprint
September 5 – 9: Mid-semester break

Registrations opening soon

 


About Solve It with 5G

Solve It with 5G is the innovation sprint that gets you to think, ideate and create solutions to tackle some of New Zealand’s toughest sustainability problems. Develop ideas to use technology to make the world a better place, with opportunities to gain friends, professional contacts and cash prizes! No prior experience with 5G technology, innovation, entrepreneurship or business is required. No prior experience with 5G technology, innovation, entrepreneurship or business is required. You will have the opportunity to learn about the basics of 5G and experiment with 5G enabled technology at the University’s new Te Ahi Hangarau technology hub, created with support from Vodafone.

Participants will form teams around their choice of one of a number of sustainability problems posed at the start of the programme. Challenges will be provided by a Solve It industry partner, who will give a brief and insight into the challenge being experienced. Teams will then work together to form ideas for solutions to the problem posed, utilising 5G technology. All participants will be given an introduction to 5G technology to understand its capability and potential application.

Stay tuned for partners and challenges. More details coming soon!

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Benefits

BenefitsParticipation in Solve It with 5G will provide you with the opportunity to develop numerous skills and connections:

  • Learn about ideation, design thinking
  • Learn the basics about 5G technology
  • Opportunity to make new friends and work with other like-minded students passionate about making a difference in the world 
  • Opportunity to develop industry contacts
  • Participation in Solve It with 5G will earn you credits towards a Distinguished Graduate Award, recognised on your official transcript
  • Over $4,000 in cash prizes and other benefits to be won
  • Winners will receive a trophy
 

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Timing and commitment

Solve It with 5G kicks off in the second week of the mid-semester break. Monday 5 – Friday 9 September. The high energy, full-time programme includes compulsory contact time consisting of workshops and mentoring as well as independent and team work.

The time commitment for this programme includes a full week-long programme, with some online reading beforehand.​ Solve It with 5G will be conducted on campus.

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Who is Solve It with 5G for?

who forFree and open to all current students and staff of the University of Auckland. From creatives to technologists, scientists to business students, everyone will benefit from attending this programme. Put your curiosity and creativity to practise.

No prior experience with 5G technology,  innovation, entrepreneurship or business is required, nor do you need an idea or existing team to participate. Just bring your energy and enthusiasm! Join as an individual or with your friends, and finish Solve It with 5G as part of a team.

 

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Watch Solve It in action

Solve It with 5G is an evolution of our previous Solve It programme. See what it’s like to participate in an innovation sprint:


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