Global Entrepreneurship Week

November 12, 2018



Global Entrepreneurship Week starts this week. We have a number of exciting events going on.




Wednesday 14th – BID (Newport)

Nine students have been selected to pitch for the opportunity to win up to £1000 to kick start their business ideas. This event has been sposored by Neport City Homes. Keep an eye out on the webiste to hear who has been successful.

This could be you! – Contact student Enterprise Team to get one-to-one support, materials and information on being self-employed or freelance. There’s be another opportunity to pitch for funding in the Spring term!


Thursday 15th – collaborative event between Natwest and USW 12:30 – 3:00pm (Natwest Accelerator Hub, Cardiff)

NatWest Cymru and University of South Wales’ Women’s Entrepreneurship Hub: Happiness and Balance without the guilt (12.30pm – 3.00pm). The inspirational story of Lianne Weave – sharing real world experiences to help you find the balance in life as a female entrepreneur. Click below for more information and to book your place


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Friday 16th – Princes Trust/BIW Wales workshop (Treforest)

Do you want a freelance or start a business? Here’s how! Come along to a Exploring Big Ideas Workshop hosted by Prince’s Trust Cymru, Big Ideas Wales and USW. The workshop will help you to generate ideas and instil you with the confidence and knowledge to progress further with your freelance or business ideas! More info here;


Book a place here


Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world’s biggest celebration of entrepreneurship – and it is back in the UK for 2017. This week long festival of live events taking place throughout the country celebrates and cultivates our national entrepreneurship ecosystem and helps people at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey get the help they need.

GEW started life in the UK as Enterprise Week more than a decade ago. Today it has grown into the world’s largest festival of entrepreneurship. GEWUK is an independent charity.


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