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
My name is Alecia and I'm one of the newest Development Officers at Rise Up - Newcastle University's student enterprise team. I have experience across FE and HE in supporting students starting their own businesses and enhancing enterprise within the curriculum. I've got a keen interest in the psychology of education, having recently undertook an … Continue reading **Attention** – Calling all student from the Faculty of Medical Sciences!
At Rise Up we have a number of new staff joining the team, Kellie Forbes-Simpson is one of our new Entrepreneurial Development Officers. Kellie will be working with our other Development Officers providing one to one support for any students and graduates who drop into the Elevator. Kellie will be working on a number of … Continue reading Meet Kellie, our new Entrepreneurial Development Officer!
Life began at Rise Up in January where the ‘Elevator’ became my new home outside of lectures. I joined a team of three existing interns - Charlie, Jess and Olivia; little did I know at the time that we would aid and influence each other hugely in our daily activities of the elevator and the … Continue reading A day in the life of a Rise Up Intern