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UCL – a “shining example” of support for student entrepreneurs

UCL has been hailed as a “shining example” for supporting student entrepreneurs by the Guardian in an article about whether universities are doing enough to help students start new businesses.

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30 March 2012: UCL Bright Ideas Awards 2012: More candidates in more categories, more money for more winners

This year’s UCL Bright Ideas Awards, announced on 22nd March, were bigger in scope and scale than ever before, with two new categories, four additional winners and an extra £34,000 to distribute among a record number of entrants (28). More...

22 March 2012: Budget 2012

UCL comment from Professor Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise)
Commenting on the provisions announced by Chancellor George Osborne in the Budget today [Wednesday 21st March 2012], Professor Stephen Caddick, Vice-Provost (Enterprise) said:

14 March 2012: UCL team wins £65,000 funding for social enterprise support in higher education

A team led by UCL has won £65,000 in funding for an innovative new project to support staff and students in higher education who want to start social enterprises.

8 March 2012: UCLB patented technology shows recovery of vision in glaucomatus rats

Scientists funded by the Medical Research Council have successfully used adult human retinal stem cells to repair nerve cells damaged in glaucoma, partially restoring vision in rats. More...

7 March 2012: Alumni business gets seal of approval from charity body

An online charity donation service set up by a UCL graduate has gained the backing of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO).

5 March 2012: The Sound of Dreams

Francis Seriau had a band when it was cool to have a band; he’s an entrepreneur when it’s cool to be an entrepreneur. Francis started off with a dream: rock and roll. More...

2 March 2012: UCL News podcast - 1 March 2012

UCL News has launched a new podcast to give you the opportunity to listen to the latest news and research from around UCL every fortnight. Split up into three parts, you can either listen to the podcast all in one go, or save features for later listening.  More...

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