Student Life

Studying at Nova SBE is an enriching experience that goes far beyond the classroom.

Throughout your studies you'll be able to participate in various student groups and initiatives that will contribute to your education and development as a student and also as a person and citizen of a globalized world.

Despite the hard work you will also find time for some recreation and having fun.

At NOVA you will make friends for life!

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    Students' Union

    The Students' Union (SU) is a service to the students of Nova SBE. Its objective is to provide a better academic life during the time at the university, defending the interests of the students and promoting activities and events that can meet their ambitions.


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    Nova Junior Enterprise

    "Where the Future Gets a Shape" is Nova Junior Enterprise's motto, the Junior Enterprise of the Nova School of Business and Economics specialized in management consulting services. Exclusively managed by undergraduate and masters students, and counting on the support of a prestigious range of teachers in the most different areas and partners, the NJE offers its members the experience of getting in touch with the business world, applying the knowledge acquired during the academic route in a practical context where learning and professionalism are paramount goals.

    Therefore, the NJE claims to be a creating value organization in three principal parameters: students, companies and society.

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    Nova Skills

    NOVA Skills Association consists of a group of students who believe that Soft Skills are main talent drivers and pursue the goal of bringing awareness upon students of their importance.
    The mission of NOVA Skills Association is to be a model of excellence in Soft Skills training, based on the creation of a space where students can find counseling as to the best practices of personal development, test their abilities and receive feedback.
    NOVA Skills Association’s Soft Skills Training Program was conceived as a complementary tool to the academic experience of all students, and is designed to accompany them through their different stages of development. This Program offers a set of training sessions, each focusing on a particular skill, and is divided into three segments, each associated with a specific year of the bachelor’s.

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  • PUMAP – International Volunteering

    The PUMAP is a volunteering project created in 2005 by students of Nova SBE. Every year, a group of students from various schools of NOVA University goes to Maputo during the months of July and August.

    The main objectives of the project center on education and social responsibility. These objectives come into practice with classes taught in universities and in primary schools. Moreover, the PUMAP acts in the every day activities of the Orphanage 1.º de Maio and in the organization of HIV/AIDS awareness sessions in partnership with Mozambican institutions of reference.

    The application and selection processes happen in the beginning of each academic year (in the middle of October), following months or arduous work of preparation.

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    The AIESEC defines itself as an international platform of opportunities through which it intends to transform its members in agents of change, capable of causing a positive impact on society with:

    . Leadership Opportunities;

    . International Experiences;

    . Personal and Professional Development.

    The AIESEC is an international organization of students with more than 60 years of remarkable experiences. At the moment:

    . It is present in about 107 countries in 1.700 universities;

    . It has more than 38,000 members all over the world;

    . It has approximately 4,000 partner organizations;

    . It offers annually 8,300 leadership experiences;

    . It completes every year 7,500 international internships all over the world;

    . It organizes about 470 conferences every year;

    . It has more than 800,000 Alumni scattered around the world. 

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  • Nova SBE ForTuna


    The ForTuna of Nova School of Business and Economics was founded in 1993 by two students, with the goal of fostering the academic spirit, contributing to the musical training and personal development of its elements  and honoring the name of the School.
    These musical groups are part of the Portuguese universities' tradition.
    ForTuna has about 40 elements, bringing together a wide range of musical instruments: guitars, mandolins, ukuleles, bass, tambourines, among others. It has a wide repertoire consisting mostly of originals but also including adapted songs. Representing our school in both events in Lisbon and in other localities, we favor conviviality and music.

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