Tag Archives: Student Businesses

31 August 2017 - 12:46 pm Meet the winners of our Evolve Business Competition

Every year, University of Sheffield Enterprise runs a competition to celebrate the growing startup stars supported by its Evolve Programme. This competition is an opportunity for entrants to increase awareness and exposure for their startup (FAME) and get a cash injection to help grow their business (FORTUNE).  Continue reading “Meet the winners of our Evolve Business Competition” »

22 July 2015 - 4:17 pm Round Up of all the Enterprise Entertainment News @ USE

Hello Hello!

It’s been a while since I wrote my first blog post and I am itching to share with you all the latest news and goings on here at USE.  I am settling into my role quite well and since those first few hairy weeks of getting my head around what enterprise is, it’s been full throttle, with lots of exciting and interesting events and projects…

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16 November 2014 - 1:22 pm Who wants to be an Entrepreneur?

This is a question that we seem to ask quite a bit here at USE.  However, in an up and coming event you will be able to ask a group of people who have been there and done that, why they became an entrepreneur. What are the advantages and disadvantages of working for yourself and my favourite question- what they think is their biggest achievement? Continue reading “Who wants to be an Entrepreneur?” »

1 May 2014 - 10:28 am Calling all academics! Nominate your students for the USE Graduation Awards

Do you think one of your students is the most enterprising student at the University of Sheffield? Nominations are invited for the first University of Sheffield Enterprise Award.

Two awards will be awarded for the most enterprising Undergraduate student and most enterprising post graduate students from the University of Sheffield.  The winners in each category will receive £500.

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2 April 2014 - 10:27 am Enterprising Academics Wanted…

Have you got a special someone in your life? That enterprising academic that really makes your ideas happen? If so, why not nominate them for the most enterprising academic award at the Student Union’s Education Awards. Continue reading “Enterprising Academics Wanted…” »

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” »

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?” »

16 September 2013 - 11:05 am Enterpreneurial musicians listen up!

You all know that we love enterprising individuals at USE, but I especially love it when someone entrepreneurial from the arts department comes along!… Enter Tierney Kirby, founder of a new company called CBWSM (Contemporary British Woodwind Sheet Music)! Continue reading “Enterpreneurial musicians listen up!” »

8 August 2013 - 10:22 am Get down to the lab

Need social enterprise in your life? Have got a great community based idea but don’t know what to do with it? Want something awesome to do next semester? Don’t despair, the Social Innovation Lab is returning next year and promises to give you all the knowledge and skills you need in order to get your Social Enterprise idea off the ground. Continue reading “Get down to the lab” »