MSc students in final for US$1m. Hult Prize

Monday, March 23, 2015

Category: News

Two MSc Education students from the Department of Education are part of a team from the University who have won the regional round of the Hult Prize Challenge, the world’s largest student start-up competition for social enterprise ideas.

Andrew Barnes (Learning and Technology, Exeter College) and David Jeffery (Comparative and International Education, St. Anne’s College) are joined by Jenny Tran (Green Templeton College), Kristijan Jovanoski (Magdalen College) and Nicholas Dowdall (Jesus College). They will be amongst the top six teams competing in the final round in New York City in September 2015. This year’s Hult Prize challenge will focus on building start-ups that provide sustainable, high quality early education to ten million children under the age of six in urban slums by 2020.

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