The "European BEST Engineering Competition" (EBEC) is a 24 hour team event that has two branches: Team Design (TD) which consists of you and your friends using your creativity and knowledge to design the coolest projects and Case Study (CS) which is a theoretical project given by a company where you and your friends have to study it, analyze it and discover an outside-of-the-box solution that can be implemented by company.
"BEST Engineering Week" (BEW) is an event focused on developing students’ soft skills, networking and job searching. All of this is accomplished by doing lectures, workshops, networking sessions and a job fair, among other activities.
Hackathons are events organised in collaboration with companies. Their objective is to expand students knowledge of programming and computer languages. These events are usually 24h hours long. They are held in a company office, so the participants can experience a real world environment.
This years' theme of BEST Coimbras' Summer Course was "IoT - Internet of Things". In this course, our participants learned how IoT can change our lifes, and improve our companies. They also created a project on their own, related with the subject.
The "Best Training Days" is an event perfectly suited for the average student who wants to start improving his/her soft skills. This is accomplished by the realization of a series of workshops, conducted by an expert company.
The main goal of "BEST Green Day" is give the opportunity to our students to learn and see the importance of sustainability and ecology in facing the current world problems such as global warming and the exhaustion of fossil fuels. This events approaches various topics such as energy sustainability, the extinction of species, what we can do to change our behaviors, among others. Thus, we invite people involved in those topics, projects and companies to the university in order to transmit this knowledge through speeches, talks, workshops, and others activities.
"BEST Space Day" is an event created to all the space lovers. Between speeches, workshops and case studies, we want to give you an enlightening day, in a relaxed environment. You can also see the stars with us! Join us.
"BEST Way to Study" is an event focused on your intelectual growth, with the purpose of inspire and help your academic path.