15 Oct 2018

A day in the life of: a Centre of Entrepreneurship team leader

Welcome to the first entry into our new series: A day in the life, one which will be featuring a look into the student team's busy lives, managing their time between lectures, extracurricular activities, social life and of course making the Centre of Entrepreneurship the best it can be! Today, we will be hearing from one of our wonderful team leaders, Denny.    6am  That terrible sound is probably the sound of my alarm... Ok, I will rest my eyes for a minute and I am ready to go…  Oh no! It’s 7 am! No, no, no I will be late for my handball training…again! (Dear reade...

A day in the life of: a Centre of Entrepreneurship team leader

15 Oct 2018

We’re halfway there! An Enterprise Challenge update

The Enterprise Challenge is an enterprising skills program that introduces students and staff to the basic tools and knowledge they would need to set up a business.  During this eight-week program, participants use the resources provided to them during the workshops to come up with their own business idea, either in groups or by themselves.  These ideas will be presented at the end of the program to a panel of judges, who will hear the participants’ pitches and determine who will take home £1,500 to develop their business as the winners of the Enterprise Challenge 18/19. It’s re...

We’re halfway there! An Enterprise Challenge update

15 Oct 2018

A day in the life of: a Centre of Entrepreneurship team leader 2

Welcome to the second entry of: A day in the life, featuring a look into a day in the life of our other wonderful team leader, Stephanie. -  I would love to say my day takes a typical pattern, but that would be grossly misleading. I’m very much lead by how I feel and that’s good and bad; good because I’m generally quite happy in my day to day life and bad because sometimes it’s necessary to do the things you want to do the least – like laundry. In order to find a balance, I have experimented to find the optimum conditions for doing the things I like the least and fitting ...

A day in the life of: a Centre of Entrepreneurship team leader 2

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