UCL has been shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award.
The Award, which is sponsored by the National Centre for Entrepreneurship Education, seeks to recognise an institution which has developed an unparalleled environment for fostering enterprise throughout its staff and students and delivered significant impact in its local community, across the UK and overseas.
UCL student Jakub Szukalski (BA Economics and Business with East
European Studies, second year) was looking for a productive way to spend
the months leading into his final year at UCL. So he jumped at the
chance of an internship with Roubini Global Economics (RGE)
– the research company headed up by the distinguished macro-economist
For the founders of most start-ups, experience is hard won – born through trial and error. But UCL student Ian Campbell (MSc Management 2013) was lucky enough to learn from others when he joined fledgling company MavRx as part of the UCL Internship programme.