Author Archives for Natalie Jackson

Each year, the Centre For Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies calls on its Enterprise Ambassador community to take part in ‘Speed Networking’.  During this event, students on the MSc Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies and final year ‘With Enterprise’ students are invited to meet with the Ambassadors and quiz them on their...

Responsible Innovation Challenge! As part of the West Yorkshire Innovation Festival, enter the Responsible Innovation Challenge for a chance to work in a team to pitch a creative idea for solving a social, economic, environmental challenge, which could add value to people’s lives and/or lead to a business or social...

As part of the MSc Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, students usually visit several small businesses that were started up independently.  They have a tour around the premises and listen to, and ask questions of, the business owner.   Learning what it takes to put into practice those entrepreneurial ideas!  This year, due...

  Are you currently facing any business issues or considering new opportunities for your  small business or social enterprise? Would you like external advice and a fresh perspective? If so, the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at the University of Leeds would like to hear from you! We are inviting...

Blog by Giulia Neuhaus, School of Earth and Environment Student & Co-Chair and Programme Lead (Leeds CEC) With constant publications and news around climate change, our generation in particular is very much aware of the threats and dangers of global warming. With so many issues to address, it leaves many...

Second year BA Music with Enterprise student Marija talks about her experience of combining the study of music and enterprise and also learning about the music industry. She also discusses her experience of the music scene in Leeds. Taught by the School of Music and Leeds University Business School, this...

In March 2020, Parliament launched the COVID-19 outbreak expert database. Over 5,000 experts responded.  CEES PhD Researcher Sam Appleton contributed to this research study, one of forty contributors from the University of Leeds. On business and trade, experts highlighted concerns about: Supply chains and logistics Business support and at-risk industries...

“Two entrepreneurs, who started their first business as students with a grant from Leeds University, are now looking to extend their safe bus travel app to Yorkshire.” Yorkshire Post – 1st June 2020  A chat in a Leeds bar between two undergraduates led to the development of JumpIn, a taxi-booking and...

Dr Isla Kapasi recently chaired the enterprise panel event titled “Failure as a learning tool”, discussing the topic of failure with a range of panel members including Fraser Allen (Allen Comms), Jonathan Straight and Steve Baker, Baker & Co Accountants and Sarah Lloyd (Year in Enterprise student and founder of...

Dr Richard Tunstall’s chapter in ‘Revitalising Entrepreneurship Education: Adopting a critical approach in the classroom’ reviewed by AMLE Journal Richard Tunstall’s chapter, ‘Education or Exploitation? Reflecting on the Entrepreneurial University and the Role of the Entrepreneurship Educator’, published by Routledge in ‘Revitalising Entrepreneurship Education: Adopting a critical approach in the...