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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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30 October 2012: Fit Jobs

Entrepreneurship Guest Lecture Series: Gordon McQuoid
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29 October 2012: UCL student business reach Varsity Pitch competition semi-finals

Four businesses run by UCL students have reached the semi-finals of the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs’ Varsity Pitch competition.
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24 October 2012: UCL hosts Advanced Technology showcase

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24 October 2012: A niche for the Impossible

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures: Rich Walker
Rich Walker’s covers “one the sexiest areas” of entrepreneurship you may come across: robotics. He studied Maths at Cambridge, followed up two PhDs and five years ago became Managing Director of his company, Shadow Robot.
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23 October 2012: UCL Behaviour Change Month – November 2012

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23 October 2012: UCL Alumus secures investment for start-up venture

Young entrepreneur and former UCL student Chester Mojay-Sinclare, 23, has secured a six-figure investment for his venture which supports charities with fundraising online.
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16 October 2012: Jo Goodson: Unstoppable

Entrepreneurship Guest Lectures
Jo Goodson never wanted to become an entrepreneur- until she discovered she was one. After studying French and German at Bristol University, she became a dancer, did marketing for Broadway musicals, worked in TV companies and multimedia for a few years and found the best business partner, in her words, she could have ever asked for, Andy.
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11 October 2012: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme

UCL is delighted to announce that the next application for The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses programme is now open. Funded by Goldman Sachs and delivered by UCL, this is a fantastic opportunity for companies wanting to expand and grow.
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11 October 2012: Students publish new books on Scandinavia


Students from undergraduate to PhD level have pooled their skills to publish two new books on Scandinavia.
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9 October 2012: UCL research student’s business rides to victory in Dragon’s Den

UCL PhD student Art Stavenka, 26, and his business partner Kiryl Chykeyuk, a PhD student at Oxford University, have secured £90,000 in funding after appearing on BBC2’s Dragon’s Den.
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