15 July 2014, Tuesday, 17:28

Sibay students are preparing to represent Russia at the Business Projects World Cup in Beijing

author: Elmira Sabirova

A team from Sibay branch of Bashkir State University (BSU), the winner of the All-Russian contest Enactus, is preparing for a trip to Beijing where this autumn it will represent Russia at the international level.

In the final BSU students presented such projects as «SibMarket», «Rural Perspective», «SuperHappyMom», «Doffee» (internet service for information exchange on supply and demand for domestic services), the project "Golden Waste" (improving the ecological environment in Sibay).

22 teams were qualified for the final of the All-Russian competition Enactus, which was held in Moscow in May 2014: winners of regional competitions. Only six of them managed to get to the super-final. Following the results of the competition the expert jury awarded the first place to Sibay branch of Bashkir State University. In 2008, this team already won the All-Russian stage and represented our country in Singapore.

Enactus is the largest program of student entrepreneurial projects aimed at addressing social, environmental and economic problems. It brings together 36 countries and 1,600 universities and more than 66,000 students worldwide.