21 Jan 2019

Welcome to our New and Improved Blog!

Hello! My name is Katherine Southern, and I recently joined the team here at the Centre of Entrepreneurship at the University of Dundee. In addition to my work supporting the administration at the Centre, I will also be managing this blog. I am eager to start, and to solicit your help! In this blog, I and other contributors—including members of our outstanding staff and student team and occasional guest bloggers—will offer an insight into what we do here at the Centre of Entrepreneurship. The blog will also serve as a resource for people who are interested in entrepreneurship more generally. Ex...

Welcome to our New and Improved Blog!

15 Jan 2019

Enterprise Challenge Semester 1 Winners

Welcome back from what we hope was a restful Christmas break! We’re really excited about the events happening in the Centre of Entrepreneurship this semester, including the Enterprise Challenge! We have a taster session this Thursday, from 5-7pm, and applications to take part in the Enterprise Challenge are due on January 20th at 11:59pm.  More info can be found here. In the meantime, read about last semester’s Enterprise Challenge winners to get inspired: Sixteen teams, comprised of 32 participants, took part in last semester’s Enterprise Challenge.  The awe...

Enterprise Challenge Semester 1 Winners

29 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

22 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