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8 Blogs Written By Entrepreneurs Worth Checking Out

Posted by Kate Murray on 23 July 2015

Starting up a business is hard work. You don’t always have time to build up your network, attend events and find good sources for advice. Blogs can be a good source of current and relevant information, particularly those by founders writing from direct experience.

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Topics: entrepreneurship

Pop up: a good platform for a start up

Posted by Kate Murray on 23 June 2015

Pop ups are a growing launch pad for start up businesses. They are a useful, low risk way to test a business idea and there are a lot of opportunities to get involved.

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Topics: entrepreneurship

Commercial awareness: an eastward march

Posted by Kate Murray on 25 May 2015

HSBC to Hong Kong - the right place at the right time?

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Topics: Business and Finance, International Students, Interviews

Space: It’s open for business.

Posted by Kate Murray on 3 March 2015

Think Space. You thought of rockets launching amidst explosions and astronauts floating about in zero gravity right? Now, scrap that and let’s start again, because the Space industry is so much more than that and has a lot to offer to students and graduates.

 

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Topics: STEM, career choice

Reviewing visas for International students.....

Posted by Kate Murray on 2 March 2015

This week I was fortunate enough to go to the Houses of Parliament, to attend the launch of a government report on international student post study work opportunities. The Shadow Immigration Minister, UUK, the British Chambers of Commerce, Labour MP Paul Blomfield and Conservative MP Richard Bacon spoke at the launch, backing the findings of the report.

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Topics: International Students

International students and graduates: this one's for you

Posted by Kate Murray on 16 January 2015

UKCISA is a great one-stop shop to answer questions about living and studying in the UK

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Topics: International Students

Why I decided to take a year out of my studies after graduation to focus on entrepreneurship

Posted by Kate Murray on 5 January 2015


Samuel Adu-Gyamfi, a July 2014 Biomedical Sciences graduate from Queen Mary University of London, decided to postpone pursuing further education or going into the clinical environment in favour of developing the enterprise he’d originally started on the side of his studies. Here’s why.

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Topics: career choice, entrepreneurship

Advice for budding entrepreneurs

Posted by Kate Murray on 15 December 2014

With tough competition in the job market, more students and graduates are understandably becoming their own boss. Ben Dale, Managing Director of Modern Rugs, did just that as a graduate nine years ago and gives us his advice for any budding ecommerce entrepreneurs.

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Topics: entrepreneurship

Is There an Entrepreneurial Personality?

Posted by Kate Murray on 2 December 2014

Are entrepreneurs born or made? Is there an entrepreneurial gene which manifests when you are born carving out a predestined path to become a future Richard Branson or Philip Green? Do you have to be a successful tycoon or run your own business to be an entrepreneur? How do you know if you have hidden entrepreneurial potential?

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Topics: entrepreneurship

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