We caught up with Sohrab who owns Interhousing to ask him a few questions about his entrepreneurial journey so far! Sohrab at the North East Student Housing Awards where Interhousing was a sponsor! Tell us a bit about your business. My business is called Interhousing and it simplifies the process of finding accommodation for … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Sohrab Vazir
“Choose a job that you like, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” - Confucius, Philosopher. Hi, I’m Amelia and I am one of the four current Rise Up Interns. Here’s a picture of me at our Thank Goodness It’s Women in Business Event - a really inspiring evening. … Continue reading My Year as a Rise Up Intern
We interviewed Max Haydon about his business Storage Shepherd which he owns with his co-founder Jeffery Widjaja. Tell us a bit about your business idea. It’s all about self-storage. The idea is that if you’ve … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Storage Shepherd
A team of Postgraduate Researchers have just returned from the Glasgow Film Festival where alongside their personal research projects they were on a mission to make new contacts and report back on the latest developments in the Film Industry. Funded by Rise Up their findings are informing the development of the new undergraduate module … Continue reading Working in the Film Industry: Network building by students for students
The NCL Apprentice is a great opportunity for students from any degree subject or stage to develop and enhance entrepreneurial skills and confidence in real business scenarios. You will work in teams, competing in a number of start-up business related challenges. Teams will be eliminated each week and finalists will then re-group to compete for … Continue reading Take part in the NCL Apprentice!
TGIW is an informal networking event where students, graduates and entrepreneurs are all in the same place and are encouraged to talk about their thoughts, ideas and aspirations. Each second Wednesday of every month we invite entrepreneurial speakers along to TGIW to entertain you and help you learn about the different paths people take on … Continue reading Come along to TGIW next week!
Every year we invite experienced industry professionals and creative practitioners from across the UK from TV, film, radio, publishing and gaming to share their experiences with students. The one-day event is taking place on Wednesday 1 March 2017 and we have a range of interactive workshops on offer to learn more about working in a … Continue reading Creative Careers