Monday 9th December saw the UK’s first ‘Social Supermarket’ open in Goldthorpe, Barnsley, selling low cost food to people of the verge of food poverty.
This September saw the start of the new MSc Enterprise programme delivered by the After a two week activity-packed induction, the 15 enthusiastic students are settling into their lives at Leeds as well as getting stuck into the programme.
Congratulations to Sophie Tregellis, who’s start up business, Top Collar Ltd, has won the Shell LiveWIRE Grand Ideas Awards for October
Professor Nigel Lockett from the University of Leeds Enterprise Centre was recently invited to 10 Downing Street to join the Management Board to take part in the development of a new ‘Business School Small Business Charter’ with respect to Enterprise.
Congratulations to LEC’s Dr Sarah Underwood who has recently become one of five new Directors to join the Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) board.
Eights students of German at the University of Leeds took part in the third annual German Business Student of the Year award.
University of Leeds technology entrepreneurs, Liam Patterson and Jason Dainter, have secured a second venture capital investment of £160,000 to expand their rapidly growing business, Eco Market, into the lucrative US and Australian markets.
An entrepreneurial philosophy undergraduate from the University of Leeds who has developed a range of home-made healthy dog food is this year’s winner of the Sir Peter Thompson Enterprise Award, announced last night (Tuesday 7 May).
Wednesday 6th March saw 40 University of Leeds students volunteer with local community projects: The Growing Zone, Holbeck in Bloom, and Wyke Beck Valley Project, planting trees, painting walls and fences, potting plants, and collecting rubbish as part of the Leeds Enterprise Centre’s CSR in Action project.