Tag Archives: Alumni Opportunities

20 January 2015 - 4:30 pm Skill Build’s Back Alright…

Ok, now you know how bad my music taste is. But you will be please to know that Skill Build is back this semester and promises to give you oodles of commercial awareness skills and basic business knowledge that will help to equip you in any career you decide to go into. Continue reading “Skill Build’s Back Alright…” »

10 December 2014 - 11:53 am As one door shuts…

Another one opens. There are always opportunities around every corner and this is your chance to get involved into something new. Continue reading “As one door shuts…” »

25 August 2014 - 10:04 am BORED.

So, you have finished your course for the year (or forever), been away for a few weeks with family or friends and you have nothing planned till September. You have come to the realisation that you can watch too much Jeremy Kyle and that your reading list for next year on Quantum Mechanics is (long pause) epic (not). What can you do over the summer?
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29 July 2014 - 10:51 am Summer Break?

This year has flown past so fast, it seems so strange that we are already running all our summer activities. Here at USE, it is as busy as ever…

We have got Enactus working at the zone, every day. Besides getting ready for the trip to Beijing for the Enactus World Cup, they are currently working on a new social project that will be operating in Zambia. So, there is loads of brainstorming, scoping out of their new ideas and prototyping going on. Continue reading “Summer Break?” »

23 February 2014 - 10:30 am How to scope out a Business idea- Skill Build 1.2

If you an avid reader of our blog, you will know that Skill Build started last Thursday (20th). As part of this, we ran a session on how to come up with a business idea and how to scope it out. To run alongside the series of lectures, we are running a series of blogs where you can catch up with anything you have missed. Continue reading “How to scope out a Business idea- Skill Build 1.2” »

21 February 2014 - 1:21 pm How do you come up with a business idea? Skill Build 1.1

Yesterday, St George’s Lecture theatre was packed with loads of you waiting and willing to develop your skills on our Skill Build programme.  This semester, we are looking at entrepreneurship and will be developing your knowledge on business start up, business legal matters and much much more. The first session was centred around how you come up with a business idea and how you can critically evaluate it. We also talked about the Business Model Canvas, which is a great way to scope our your business idea. Don’t worry if you missed the session, this blog will give you the basics of what we covered.  Continue reading “How do you come up with a business idea? Skill Build 1.1” »

21 January 2014 - 10:31 am Back to building Skills

Did you miss Skill Build last semester? Or do you want to do it again? Skill Build is coming back this February, promising to help you to develop more of your entrepreneurship skills.. Continue reading “Back to building Skills” »

15 October 2013 - 11:37 am International students fancy setting up business in UK? Come join the Sirius Programme

Do you have a bright business idea in mind? Are you feeling held back about starting your business in UK, while being an international student?  Here’s a piece of good news for you! The Sirius Programme aims to attract the brightest and best final year students and graduate entrepreneurs to set up their businesses in the UK. No matter where in world you are right now, whether you have an early idea or an established business plan, you can apply to Sirius Programme, and the successful applications will benefit from the followings:

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20 September 2013 - 10:08 am Are you socially driven?

Have you got an idea that could make a difference to the local community? Or want to learn more about what a social enterprise is? The Lab is back and is ready to inspire you and give you the skills to make your idea happen. Continue reading “Are you socially driven?” »

3 September 2013 - 10:42 am The Return of Skill Build

Skill Build is our weekly lecture series in which we help you develop enterprise knowledge and skills. However, Skill Build is undergoing the biggest change in it existence. Continue reading “The Return of Skill Build” »