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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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Ten tips for enterprising doctoral students

22 July 2011

By Stephen Caddick  Vice-Provost (Enterprise) at UCL
It is sometimes assumed that students carrying out research have their career mapped out for them as academics or in a corporate or public research institute.

Although there is recognition that skills developed during a PhD can be useful in a non-research career, it is important that PhD students recognize that the skills learned in doctoral research can be particularly useful for a career as an entrepreneur.

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