…… (and many PPLS students are…..eg read how Philosophy grad Ryan set up his own media company) then Enterprise Week 16-20 November 2015 is for you!
This year, to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, Edinburgh University is hosting its first ‘Enterprise Week’; a week of events and activities for Edinburgh students. Explore everything it takes to harness an enterprising mind-set and cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit, from using your creativity in the workplace to setting up your own social enterprise. If you’re creative and driven with an eye for innovation, Enterprise Week is for you. Find the full schedule of events here
For a flavour of what’s on offer, read on ……..
Business for Punks
Wednesday 18th November, 18:30 – 20:00
@ Auditorium, Business School, George Square
James Watt , founder of BrewDog, talks about two young Scots who put everything on the line for what they believed in, and how a passion for great beer inadvertently forged a whole new approach to business!
Social Responsibility and Sustainability Student Forum – Social Enterprise
Thu 19 Nov 2015, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Edinburgh Centre for Climate Innovation (ECCI), High School Yards, Edinburgh.
The Department for Social Responsibility and Sustainability’s forum will be an opportunity to hear from established student-led Social Enterprises, and discuss challenges students face in turning their ideas into reality.
Get Inspired! An Enterprise Week networking event
Wednesday 18th November, 14:00-16:30
@ Assembly Room, Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI), High School Yards, Edinburgh
Come along to this dynamic networking event to meet a panel of successful Edinburgh alumni entrepreneurs who will be sharing their experiences of entrepreneurship, during and beyond their time at Edinburgh, and discussing the secrets of an enterprising mind. The panel session will be followed by a Q&A with the speakers and a speed-networking event hosted by Launch.ed.
There are many, many more events happening in this week – so don’t miss out – check them out and sign up via the events section of MyCareerHub!