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Social Enterprise Discussion Panel event Date:  Tuesday 26 February 2019 Time:  18:00 – 19:15 Location:  Conference Auditorium 2  http://www.leeds.ac.uk/campusmap?location=5014) The Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies invites you to the Social Entrepreneurship panel organised by Dr Mariana Estrada-Robles. It will consist of different social entrepreneurs sharing their experiences on developing a sustainable enterprise, highlighting their...

Fabrics, wall coverings and furnishings influenced by geological structures are amongst the products being developed by enterprising Geology student Josephine Canning at the University of Leeds. After winning a highly competitive place on the University’s ‘Year in Enterprise’ programme, Josephine is taking a year out of her degree studies to...

Third year Management student, Harriett Howe, has capitalised on a raft of enterprise opportunities offered at the University to great effect, to achieve her long-held ambition of running her own lingerie business. On her Year in Enterprise, Harriett was fully immersed in her business venture, Lunebelle, a lingerie company which...

Final year student, Safiyyah Hafiji (Management with Marketing), has set up the world’s first record label focussed exclusively on A Cappella nasheeds and other vocals-only faith music. Her inspiration grew out of her passion for A Cappella faith-based music and her determination to break down barriers and make it more...

Written By: Sherif Youssef. Driven by the central tenets of the Leeds Inclusive Growth Strategy, Leeds City Council organised the first digital summit last December. Different stakeholders from the private, public and civil society sectors were invited. The event began with an introductory keynote by Tom Riordan (Chief Executive of Leeds...

Your ambition is likely to be big, so be proud of it! Throughout the year, our Enterprise Ambassadors have been offering amazing pieces of advice to students who attend our events. We have put together a list of 10 Top Tips of advice for aspiring entrepreneurs: 1. “Assess your competitors...

At October’s Innovation Day, Knowledge Brief welcomed Dr Richard Tunstall, Associate Professor of Enterprise at Leeds University Business School. If being an entrepreneur (or intrapreneur) were easy, everyone would do it. Instead, we must be realistic and be willing to face certain realities to commit to corporate entrepreneurship. Current trends...

The Centre of Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies hosted a group mentoring session with SPARK in order to connect our aspiring student entrepreneurs with our amazing ambassador community.  Students were able to talk to our ambassadors and were asked to prepare questions to ask regarding a business idea they had in...

Our fourth annual ‘Networking & Nibbles’ evening was held at the offices of Calls9 in Leeds City Centre and hosted by Dr Stephen King. Pete Mills, the director of Calls9 is a former graduate of the University of Leeds and is now the Director of Digital Studio Calls9, which works...