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Work in Progress

A community of big thinkers, business builders and future leaders

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Work in Progress is Lancaster University's gateway to entrepreneurial learning & development opportunities, for innovation, engagement, employability, and start-up.

Join the Work in Progress community

If you are a Lancaster student anywhere in the world we welcome you to join our community of innovators, entrepreneurs, problem-solvers and change-makers. The community is growing everyday as new people join us in our dedicated facility on Alexandra Square and our Microsoft Teams online area.  There are new networking events, workshops and development opportunities becoming available all the time, so make sure you sign up for our mailing list and be the first to know.

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Explore our opportunities

Whether you're still discovering your potential as a change-maker, innovator or entrepreneur, or already actively working on a start-up concept or new business, we'll have something for you...

  • Engagement Academy

    Set yourself apart from the crowd as an Engagement Fellow, adding value to local innovation ecosystems.

  • Let's Talk

    Our weekly drop-in for anyone with a business or business idea to get feedback, advice and connections.

  • Start-up Validation

    Pre-start business modelling programme to prepare you for launching your new venture with confidence.

  • New business support

    Professional advice and resources for founders looking to scale-up, pivot, or just refresh your perspective.

Upcoming Events at Work in Progress

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Work in Progress will be delivering some events in-person and some online via the Microsoft Teams platform, phasing in mixed mode delivery where possible. See individual event info for more information.

Latest Work in Progress News

See below for interesting articles, news stories and relevent opportunities arising.

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