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UK Varsity Startup Challenge

Are you wanting to launch or accelerate your startup this summer? Do you think your startup is ready to receive up to £300k investment? The UK Varsity Startup Challenge team have been visiting cities up and down the country on a quest to find the best startup from universities across the UK for its inaugural year. The Challenge …

The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme 2015, Module 2

The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme 2015 Starting on 21st April, The University of Strathclyde hosted the second module for the 2015 Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme. Thirty senior university leaders are taking part in the programme, the second module focused on further development scenarios for the future of universities. The module which ran over a period …

Upcoming summer schools from Ent-Ex & Start Up Republic

We are excited to share some news regarding some upcoming summer schools from our friends at Ent-Ex & Start Up Republic. Ent-Ex Ent-Ex is a young entrepreneur-led project whose goal is to help young people develop entrepreneurial skills, essential whatever their future career. Working with student organisations and young entrepreneurs throughout Europe to promote responsible Entrepreneurship, …

Newsletter – April 2015

We have lots of news and exciting information to share with you this month including the launch of the 2015 National Enterprise Educator Awards and information about the 2015 International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference. You can view our latest newsletter by clicking here.

Partner Event – GradFactor Enterprises, IncuBus & Journolink

  The Grad Factor Bus Tour A collaborative partnership between GradFactor Enterprises, IncuBus and Journolink will see the London double decker ‘IncuBus’ touring five key London Universities between 16-20 March. The tour aims to recruit enterprising university students for a 12 week intensive business start-up boot camp to be held this summer, mentored by YC, Techstars …

2015 Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme, Module 1

Now in its fifth year, The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme has established a strong reputation as a leading development initiative for senior university personnel wishing to innovate and make change happen. The programme is designed and administered through a partnership between NCEE and Universities UK.   Starting on the 20th January, the University of Oxford …

Partner Update – London South Bank University

London South Bank University – Educating Enterprising Engineers and Scientists One Day Seminar The Nathu Puri Institute for Engineering and Enterprise has the pleasure of inviting you to an Educating Enterprising Engineers and Scientists seminar on 17 June 2015 in London. The seminar aims at promoting exchange of experience and best practice in enterprising education for engineers, scientists …

Cohort 5 of International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme is underway.

Our 5th International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme – IEEP 5 – got underway at Coventry University in January with 18 colleagues from 12 different HE and FE institutions in England and Wales. The first of our 2-day modules included contributions from expert entrepreneurship educators including Professor Mark Evans (Associate Dean, School of Art and Design, Coventry …

Entrepreneurial University of the Year 2014 – Anglia Ruskin University

On Thursday 27th November 2014, Anglia Ruskin University were announced as the winner of the Entrepreneurial University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards, sponsored by NCEE. We would like to congratulate Anglia Ruskin University for this incredible achievement and also all of the short-listed universities for their impressive work.  The other institutions …

Educate The North Awards and Conference June 2015

Keith Burnley, CEO of the National Centre for Entrepreneurship in Education (NCEE) has accepted the invitation to join the panel of judges for the Educate The North Awards and Conference. The event will be delivered in association with The Telegraph Media Group, and is a one-day conference and high profile awards event, which will celebrate, recognise …

Partner Update – University of South Wales

University of South Wales  – Making Business Happen Awards 2015 The Making Business Happen Awards are designed to highlight entrepreneurial talent and reward groups and individuals for their commitment and approach to developing an effective or innovative business or business idea. They are a celebration of enthusiasm and commitment to business across the United Kingdom …

Visit to Aalto University Finland, 18–20 November 2014

UUK and NCEE are organising a visit from 18-20 November 2014 to Aalto University in Finland on the University leadership of the global innovation ecosystem. Aimed at vice-chancellors and their senior staff, the programme is built around three international events: the OECD Education and Entrepreneurship Conference; the World Cultural Council’s Academic Summit on university impacts; and …

NCEE and EEUK announce the 2014 winners of the National Enterprise Educator Awards

NCEE and EEUK are proud to announce the winners of the National Enterprise Educator Awards, celebrating the UK’s top enterprise educators. The awards ceremony, hosted at Newcastle’s Civic Centre, brought together educators showcasing their excellence in enterprise and entrepreneurship education as part of the International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference (IEEC) gala dinner on the 4th September. …

Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme comes to a close

Starting on 9th July, Universities UK hosted the final module of the 2014 Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme. The theme was Actions for Change. Thirty senior university leaders from across the UK and Europe shared their own change priorities. Insights were also offered from leaders of two successful universities in Asia: the Vice President of Institutional …

International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme Applications Now Open!

We are delighted to announce that we are launching a new cohort of our International Entrepreneurship Educators Programme for the next academic year and will be offering our full IEEP as well as new associate levels. Applications for the programme are now open. If you would like more information about the programme please email Alistair Paterson at Alistair.Paterson@ncee.org.uk. If you would like …

Student Enterprise Development Seminar July

On Tuesday 15th July NCEE held a student/graduate start-up support and enterprise talent development seminar. The one day event disseminated the results and findings of two projects supported by the European Regional Development Fund. Discussions also explored the opportunity for a coordinated national approach to student/graduate start-up support and enterprise talent development programmes. There was a great …

The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme 2015

Now in its fifth year, The Entrepreneurial University Leaders Programme has established a strong reputation as a leading development initiative for senior university personnel wishing to innovate and make change happen. Applications are now open for the programme which will take place over three modules: Module 1 – Saïd Business School – Oxford University, 20 …