Student Enterprise at Surrey

Support, encouragement and skills development for enterprising students

National Apprentice Challenge 2015

National Apprentice Challenge is an award-winning enterprise competition for ambitious students.  For two weeks, teams of four students will go through practical business tasks, develop their entrepreneurial mindset and improve their employability skills. During the competition, students will focus on idea generation, business strategy, product development, pitching, marketing and business planning. In order to offer […]


SETsquared Open Innovation Conference and Showcase 20th May 2015

The Open Innovation Programme continues to go from strength to strength with EDF, Centrica and BP Ventures being the the latest corporates to express an interest.  SETsquared will be hosting an event in London on 20th May to showcase the range of technology and innovation available from SETsquared supported start-ups. SETsquared’s Open Innovation Programme offers long term […]


20 Free places available on Entrepreneurship Training Programme

SETsquared has recently expanded its network to include a new innovation hub in Basingstoke with the support of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council. SETsquared will be running an Entrepreneurship Programme from 25th – 27th Feb at Basing View, Basingstoke and are offering the opportunity for up to 20 entrepreneurs to gain free places Find out more […]


2015 Enterprise Summer School details announced

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A well organised introduction to the entrepreneurial mindset which provides you with a simple framework to evaluate the commercial potential of ideas and take the first steps in business.”

The Ninth Annual Enterprise Summer School will take place from Wednesday 24 June through to Friday 26 June at G Live in Guildford.  The event is open to all students from the University of Surrey and the University for the Creative Arts.  Everyone is welcome:  current students, alumni, postgraduates, undergraduates, dancers, engineers, fashion designers, scientists, economists, fine artists….

The event will present delegates with a series of practical business challenges based around a local company which requires attendees to think innovatively and work in teams to succeed.

Crowdfunding workshops and drop in sessions announced

For all you crowdfunders out there, we are excited to announce the following crowdfunding events which will take place in Semester 2; Wednesday 11 February, 2-3 pm, Studio:  Crowdfunding drop in session Monday 16 February, 6-8 pm, Oak Suite:  Creating your own crowdfunding campaign Wednesday 25 February, 2-3 pm, Studio, Crowdfunding drop in session Monday […]


Enactus Week takes place on 2-8 February 2015

Enactus Week ( #EnactusWeek) will take place at the University of Surrey between  2-8 February, 2015.  It  is an opportunity for the Enactus community to come together to raise awareness of Enactus in companies, universities, communities and online. The diary of Enactus events taking place from 2-8 February, 2015 is shown below: Enactus will be […]


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