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22
Nov

Pop-Up Markets: Sell your handcrafted items

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Find yourself trawling the pages of Etsy and Pinterest dreaming of having your own business?

If you make handcrafted items that you would like to sell, we have the perfect opportunity for you to begin making a name for yourself.

We are holding a Pop Up Market on the Redbrick at our Union on Tuesday 06 December.

Register for a stall by Tuesday 29 November here.

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17
Nov

Project Crowdfund – Tickets on sale now

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Project Crowdfund is an initiative to allow you to get the funding you need to get your social enterprise idea off the ground, organised in association with Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR). We have received some ingenius submissions from you already, which are all worthy of investment.

Here are your ideas:

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Ignite:

Ignite run creative therapy and educational sessions with the purpose of empowering women from troubled backgrounds, giving them the support they need to get jobs or even start a business.

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Campus Collective:

Campus Collective will run a university vegetable garden to … Read the rest

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04
Nov

Project Crowdfund – Deadline extended until Sunday 13 November

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We’ve extended the deadline for you to apply for crowdfunding!
In association with Office of Development and Alumni Relations (ODAR)

Have you got an idea that you want to get off the ground to help your community or the wider world?

We’re hosting a new and exciting opportunity for you to crowdfund the cash you need to make it happen.

Your project should fit into one of the following areas:

  • Wellbeing matters
  • Access to Education
  • Equality for all
  • Sustainability in the community
  • Combatting climate change

If you want to create social change and help others in your community, we … Read the rest

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04
Nov

Enterprise Fund: Get funding for your business idea

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The Union Enterprise Fund exists to help you fund original and innovative events, activities and projects. Submit an idea for the chance to receive £500 in funding.

How will it help me?

In May last year, University of Southampton student, Andreas Ostrovsky received a £300 investment towards prototypes for his sustainable fishing project, ‘Right Light Technologies’. A year on and Andreas’ business is going from strength to strength, having presented his business to the United Nations to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry.

Andreas says, “The Enterprise Fund was an incredible opportunity to further my project idea. … Read the rest

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03
Nov

Global Entrepreneurship Week

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Whether you are interested in forming your own business after University, or you simply want to make yourself more employable, Global Entrepreneurship Week may be just up your street.

We have teamed up with the University to bring you a week packed with events to help you go from start-up to empire between 14-20 November.

Learn how to form a business plan; ask panels of experts about everything you need to know about business from the highs to the pitfalls; develop teamwork skills to boost your employability as you come up with new social enterprise ideas and learn the process … Read the rest

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28
Sep

Union Southampton funded project presented at United Nations

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A University of Southampton student presents his sustainable fishing project to the United Nations, following a £300 investment from our Union.

We made the £300 investment towards prototypes as part of the our Enterprise Fund in May 2016. The fund aims to support students launch their own businesses and community projects.

Andreas Ostrovsky, presented ‘Right Light Technologies’ to the United Nations last week to showcase his project to help create an environmentally and economically sustainable fishing industry. Right Light Technologies design solar powered fishing lamps as an alternative to pressurised kerosene lanterns used in the night fishing industry in Daggaa … Read the rest

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04
May

Win £500 to develop your business idea!

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Fancy yourself as the next Karen Brady or Richard Branson?

You asked us for more opportunities to help you develop your careers after you leave Southampton, so we are offering you the chance to win up to £500 to go towards funding your own business idea!

So how does it work?

You will need to submit your application here before Friday 6 May, covering the following areas:

  • Who is applying for the funding and contact details
  • A summary of the idea
  • How much is being applied for
  • What the money will be spent on

Then what?

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24
Mar

Pop-Up Markets: Sell your stuff

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Are you interested in starting your own business? Or perhaps you find yourself glued to Depop, Etsy or Ebay to sell your handcrafted items? We want to support you with your enterprising endeavours, so based on your feedback, we are offering you a chance to start a pop-up market at the Students’ Union at Highfield and WSA.

You have until the 4th April to sign up to the project by emailing popup@susu.org.

Highfield Pop-Up Shop

Save the date: Friday 22nd April 2016

Location: Concourse, Building 42, Highfield campus

Find out more here.

WSA Pop-Up Shop

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