7 Mar 2018

Nurturing Enterprise in the Curriculum - Visit to St Andrews

‌ Hi everyone! We hope that you are all well, especially after last week’s visit from "the Beast from the East"! This blog is about enterprise education within universities, taken by the case of the University of Dundee. As John Willsdon, Enterprise Educator of our university put it: “The days of the safe nine-to-five job for life, if they ever existed, are gone and students need to consider all the potential exit routes that arise from their degree studies. Entrepreneurialism and simply being enterprising have to be part of those routes” Staff are doing their best for students to ge...

Nurturing Enterprise in the Curriculum - Visit to St Andrews

14 Feb 2018

Enterprise Challenge Final 17/18 - Semester 1

‌ Enterprise Challenge Final S1 Hi everyone! So as you probably know, (and in case you didn’t know) the Enterprise Challenge is one of our main events and activities throughout the year. Participants that make it through, take part in a series of workshops that help them develop their business idea all in sight of the Final, where they prepare a 3 minute pitch which encapsulates the whole purpose of their product/service. The pitch is presented to a panel of experienced professionals who then decide who will be the winner.  ‌Team Mr. Monkey showing their prototype to the panel of judge...

Enterprise Challenge Final 17/18 - Semester 1

1 Feb 2018

Mark Beaumont highlights Entrepreneurship Week

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE Mark Beaumont highlights Entrepreneurship Week  World record-breaking adventurer and University Rector Mark Beaumont BEM will give his insights into what makes a successful entrepreneur, and students, staff and graduates will vie for £26,000 in business support, at the University of Dundee’s Entrepreneurship Week next month.  Mark, who completed his remarkable around the world cycle in only 79 days last year, has built a successful business around his adventures. He will share stories from his epic challenges at the Principal’s Annual...

Mark Beaumont highlights Entrepreneurship Week

29 Jan 2018

Entrepreneurship Week & Venture Competition 2018

  Entrepreneurship Week and Venture Competition 2018 Hi everyone! Slightly unusual start to this year’s blogs, I know, but sometimes life gets in the way of properly scheduled blog posts hehe. Setting that aside, we hope that you have had a lovely time over the holidays and are now ready to take in the New Year - in the least cheesy way possible, one motivational quote at a time.   The first blog for this year is about our upcoming Entrepreneurship Week during which the Venture Competition Final will take place as well. The week starting 19th – 23rd February will be one of the busies...

Entrepreneurship Week & Venture Competition 2018

22 Nov 2017

Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK

 Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK Hi everyone, Hope you’re all well especially at this time of the semester when deadlines and exams are just around the corner! Keep strong, not long until the Christmas holidays now! This blog is about the Centre of Entrepreneurship and its partnership with Elevator UK, one of the leading entrepreneurial business development companies in Scotland. Through our partnership, the University of Dundee has become the first academic institution to have a bespoke accelerator program and centre on campus.   What is ElevatorUK:   Elevator UK is a s...

Centre of Entrepreneurship & Elevator UK