‘Start up Stories’ – Entertainment, wisdom and valuable career insights for all and a drink in the bar with Lancaster University Alumni – Thursday 19th November 2015
Book now on Target Connect to secure your place.
‘Almost a quarter of UK students are starting a business whilst at university, generating a turnover of around £44M a year.’ (Santander 2014)
Are you still exploring career options and sectors, or you have ever wondered what it takes to be or work with an entrepreneur?
Curious..? Then join us for this storytelling event with our very own alumni who will share the highs, lows and lessons learned on their own entrepreneurial journeys; transitions from blue chip careers to starting their own businesses, making a life and a living from their research, or simply fulfilling their purpose by doing something to make positive change for people.
You’ll hear it from the heart from people who are doing what they love and loving what they do:
Winner of the Women in Business Award 2015
BA Hons English Literature
Founder of an Oxfordshire based Award Winning Digital Design Agency
BA Hons Art, Design and Marketing
An Aids Charity founder whose strategies once saw him rise £12M in 12 weeks
Creator of a widely-cited, award-winning framework for decision making,
who earned notoriety as a student as one of the ‘Lancaster 25’ in the 1975 occupation and legal case
BA Hons Philosophy 1975
As a potential employee, manager or entrepreneur, you really can’t fail to learn something valuable and you might meet a future employer, a mentor or simply expand your networks.
Stories will be told to the magic of live illustration and we’ll all be heading to the pub afterwards for a social. You may meet a potential employer a mentor, or simply increase your network on LinkedIn.
Book now on Target Connect to secure your place. Search for ‘Startup Stories (MIH)’
Still need convincing? Watch this film here made by a first year sudent.
This event is organised by The Enterprise Team thanks to funding from the Alumni and Friends of the University.