Book a Lab

To help us manage numbers and prepare enough materials for everyone, attendance at Lab sessions should be booked in advance, but it is a quick and simple process.

To book onto an existing session

  1. Look at the upcoming Labs list below to see what’s coming up.
  2. To join a particular session, or just to enquire, please email:
  3. Wait for confirmation that a place has been booked for you.  We may want to find a little bit more first, so watch your inbox!

To book a new session

  1. Click on the link below to launch the Booking Request Form.
  2. Select the session type you’re interested in, and let us know what you would like to work on in the session.
  3. Select up to three dates and times that you would be available to attend the session.

Upcoming Labs

To book a space on any of the following please email:

Week 14

Play It Lab: The Big Idea Tuesday 6th February 1:30pm-3:30pm, Learning Zone Pod 4  (Target Connect Booking)

Using the BMC to unpack placement employers Wednesday 7th February, 1-3pm, Learning Zone Pod 4 (Target Connect Booking)

Entrepreneur in Residence: Kelly Anne Sharp (Founder of Voice Work) Q&A Thursday 8th February, 1-3pm Learning Zone Pod 4 (Target Connect Booking)

Past Labs

Week 12

Entrepreneur in Residence: Oli Monks (Founder of Place with Purpose) Q&A Thursday 25th January, 1-3pm, Learning Zone Pod 4

Lancaster Alumnus, Oli Monks will be coming in to share his entrepreneurial journey with students.  Oli Monks in Founder of Place with Purpose – the first personal and professional development space in London for the neurodiverse community, built for those with flexible working arrangements, autistic freelancers and jobseekers.

Oli was involved in a variety of ventures whilst at university; Then post-graduation, he set up and ran a business alongside fellow graduate, Zac Garton, selling pre-packed travel and festival kits for young people. In addition, Oli has always been involved in a number of charitable projects, with a social element often at the core of his work.  As a recent graduate, Oli will have a lot of experience and advice to share – so come along and ask him some questions!

Week 9

Entrepreneur in Residence: Sue Anderson (Financial Director of Pendle Doors) Wednesday 6th December, email the Enterprise Team to book a time-slot for a 1-to-1 meeting with Sue.

Pendle Doors are a family business and one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of British made modern and contemporary high quality internal and external timber doors, doorsets, secured by design entrance systems, glazed screens and purpose made joinery to  the construction industry, including the Education, Healthcare, Residential and Leisure sectors.

Sue initially joined the business which was set up by her husband Steve on a part-time basis doing the accounts, as the business grew substantially this became a more hands-on full time role. The firm has enjoyed enormous growth and success through the hard work and dedication of Sue and the entire workforce and has build a reputation based on reliability and service.

Week 7

SHARE IT: From an idea to funding and beyond! Thursday 23rd November 2pm, Learning Zone Pod 4

Share-it Labs are where students share their stories and advice on specific topics around entrepreneurship. This session will be a discussion around setting up new ventures and securing funding with Fraser Williams, a co-founder of Repairly.

There will also be a broader discussion on best practice around attracting investment and forming a great start-up team.