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
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 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
For most of us the perfect business idea is unlikely to come from a ‘light bulb’ moment. If you’re sat waiting for this to happen then you could be waiting for a long, long time. I’m an advocate of taking a more pro-active approach. Don’t wait for the ideal opportunity to arise, just start somewhere! Starting … Continue reading Starting somewhere can lead to anywhere!
Setting the right objectives for marketing your new business can often be quite a challenge. You may be tempted to focus on the short terms impacts ranging from the general ‘I want to raise awareness of my business’ to the more specific ‘I want 1,000 followers on Twitter by the end of the month’. These answers … Continue reading What are you trying to achieve?