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UCL shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the Year Award

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.

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Upstarts can't wait to leave university

13 April 2012

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There has never been a better time for students to start their own firms writes Catherine Wheatley, The Sunday Times.

UCL was featured in an article in the Small Business section of The Sunday Times.

Ahmad Bakhiet, President of the UCL Enterprise Society comments and UCL was mentioned for hosting the London Launch 48 event earlier this year.

There is plenty of evidence that students attitudes are already changing with more enterprise clubs and incubators springing up on campuses than ever before.

Ahmad Bakhiet, President of the UCL Enterprise Society comments:
"The scene has grown a lot in the past couple of years… Once these people would have gone into investment banking; now they want to start their own businesses. Enterprise is seen as a viable career choice."


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