Academic Excellence Group

ACHIEVING ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE IS A MERIT THAT OUR UNIVERSITY ACKNOWLEDGES AND PROMOTES.

This is a recognition given to students with academic excellence for their permanent individual effort to attain and maintain a high performance in the program studies.

The criteria considered for incorporating students in the Academic Excellence Group are the following:

  • Being enrolled in at least two courses during the current term.
  • Having more than 40 credits earned at UPC. Having passed courses corresponding to both academic terms during the year.
  • Reaching a weighted average higher than the program's general average in more than two standard deviations.

Program Benefits

Exclusive for students who are part of EPE’s Academic Excellence Group at UPC:

  • Workshops and conferences offered by the Working Adult (EPE) Academic Department.
  • Students may borrow up to four books for seven days.
  • Students have the possibility to access the William C. Dennis scholarship for international studies. Aimed at students in all Laureate universities in Latin America.
  • Priority to participate in exclusive Laureate network events.
  • Priority in the allocation of vacancies for international opportunities and for the scholarship contests to study abroad.
  • Exclusive parking for the Academic Excellence Group students (subject to availability)
  • Priority in the selection of students demanded by employing companies*.
  • Specialized consultancy for thesis workshops.
  • Special acknowledgment in the graduation ceremony.
  • Special acknowledgment and diploma for the Academic Excellence Group graduates in a ceremony after the graduation.

* Applications made by companies directly to the Working Adult Program (EPE) division.

The following students have been acknowledged as part of the Academic Excellence Group in their respective programs:

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  • Banking Administration and Finance
  • Business Administration
  • Human Resources Administration
  • Administration and Entrepreneurship Management
  • Accounting
  • Civil Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Network and Communications Engineering
  • Systems Engineering
  • Marketing
  • International Business