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
We are introducing Go Free Chats, a series of informal conversations which will give students the opportunity to find out more about going freelance and becoming self-employed. We can help you with a range of self-employment options such as independent consulting, contracting work, gigs or freelancing. Go Free Chat @ NUBS Wednesday 15 February, NUBS … Continue reading Interested in becoming freelance or being self-employed? Join us to find out about becoming your own boss!
We interviewed Jack Brinn who started Reminiscience with his business partner Ashley Stokeld. Read on to find out all about the world of their exciting VR business... Tell Us About Your Business… Reminiscience uses virtual reality technology to capture 360 degree videos of multiple locations throughout the UK and the North East. These videos are … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Reminiscience
We interviewed Sarah Zong about her start up business and how Rise Up helped her along the way. Read on to find out all about CatPawCino! Tell us about your business... I started CatPawCino in September of 2015. It’s a cat café where customers come to have a drink, normally tea or coffee and at … Continue reading Meet the Start-Ups: Sarah Zong and CatPawCino
The problem: Cyber security professionals of the future: Where will they come from? Our security services are facing a problem - not enough people are coming through school and academia wanting to become cyber security professionals. ICS conclude that there will be a worldwide shortfall of 1.5 million cyber security professionals in 2019 The industry needs … Continue reading Rise Up Cyber Challenge 16
11 Founders presented their 7 companies to a full-house of entrepreneurs, funders, students and professional partners at the Glitretind Founderships Showcase which took place on Friday 27th February 2016 in the new Start up Space. The showcase for us marked the end of 6 months of seriously hard work for our graduates on the Founderships … Continue reading Glitretind Founderships Showcase
Start Up Essentials Do you have an early-stage business idea and want to turn it into reality? Start Up Essentials is a series of interactive workshops which will give you the knowledge, confidence and know-how to successfully develop a new business idea. Based on an action-orientated approach to starting up new ventures, the sessions will … Continue reading Develop the know how to launch your own business