The Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies at Leeds University Business School (University of Leeds) are pleased to announce that they will host the European Council of Small Business Entrepreneurship Education (3E) Conference from 10-13 May 2016 in Leeds, UK. The theme for this year’s conference is: Being Enterprising: Entrepreneurship, Education and Engagement.
The University’s work in supporting enterprising students is being showcased at a series of national award ceremonies this autumn. The first successful award ceremony saw Kairen Skelley, head of the University’s business start-up service, SPARK, being announced as the HE Enterprise Champion at the National Enterprise Educator Awards on Thursday 10 September 2015.
In addition to being shortlisted for the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship, we’ve received the exciting news that we have also been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2015!
You may have noticed some small, but significant, changes to the Leeds Enterprise Centre (or ‘LEC’) lately? The black has changed to white, the sparkler has burnt out, subtle splashes of colour have started to appear and, most importantly, we have a new name! The Leeds Enterprise Centre is now the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies.
We’ve just received news that the University of Leeds have been shortlisted as a National Business Awards Finalists 2015 for the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship!
The Higher Education Academy (HEA) announced today (11 June 2015) that Dr Dave Lewis, Senior Lecturer in Neuroscience and Scientific Ethics, and Professor Nigel Lockett, Professor of Enterprise at the University’s Business School, have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships in recognition of their commitment to teaching and learning.
For the second year running the Enterprise Society ran their Big Business Challenge in partnership with Deloitte. A Dragon’s Den style pitching event with a £500 cash prize for the winning team.