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Frankie Potter – BSc Biotechnology with Enterprise

Frankie Potter shares her experiences about studying Biotechnology with Enterprise. Read more »

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Opinion: The language of course descriptions: does gender matter?

Dr Sally Jones explores the language course descriptions and its relationship with gender. Read more »

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Get Involved: Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016

Monday 14 November marks the first day of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW); a week celebrating entrepreneurship all over the world with events ranging from networking to workshops and plenty of opportunities to learn and develop. Read more »

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Dragon’s Den: The Enterprise Challenge

The MSc Enterprise students have completed their first challenge. Find out more in this post. Read more »

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Leeds Conference Brings International Entrepreneurship Education Researchers Together

Last month the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies (CEES) hosted the fourth European Council of Small Business Entrepreneurship Education (3E) conference at the University of Leeds. A record 120 participants from across Europe, the US, Russia and Asia attended over the three days. Read more »

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Self-employment + Freelancing = Uber-economy?

With UK unemployment at only 5.4%, why has there been a 700,000 increase in self-employment since 2008? Read more »

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A Nation of Entrepreneurs

With over 5 million small businesses, is the UK becoming a nation of entrepreneurs and business owners? And if so, is this important? Read more »

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A Golden Age of Enterprise?

Are the various disparate enterprise strands converging to make today the Golden Age of Enterprise? At first glance it is difficult to see the connection between enterprise in schools and the rapid increase in the number of small businesses. Read more »

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Top tips for Starting a Business (3 & 4)

Business is personal!

It would be easy to get the impression from the media, just think of the Dragons’ Den panel, that entrepreneurship is all about the heroic entrepreneur. Of course, the founding entrepreneur plays a vital role in starting a business. Read more »

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Top tips for Starting a Business (1 and 2)

Top tip: Enterprise is for life ‘not just for Christmas’!

Sometimes it seems that starting a business couldn’t be easier. After all everyone in the UK seems to be doing it! With a working population of 40 million people, approaching 5 million run businesses. Not so much a nation of shopkeepers but a nation of entrepreneurs! Read more »

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