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Events calendar for students

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Startup Builder - November 2022

Tuesday, 29/11/2022 10:00 - 15:00

You have a business idea, and have tested the demand in the market, what's next? In this workshop we will be discussing prototyping and MVP’s, funding, pitching and smart goal setting. Let's take your idea to the next level, & give you a road-map forward!

Freelancer Workshop: Practical Advice - November 2022

Wednesday, 30/11/2022 13:00 - 15:00

Freelance without fear and turn your creative passion into your career. Join us for some practical advice on how to jumpstart your freelancing career.

Business Idea Competition Winners Announcement - November

Wednesday, 30/11/2022 16:00 - 17:00

Winners will be announced for the Business Ideas Competition that ran through November. Let the drum roll begin :)

Societies Catch Up - December

Thursday, 01/12/2022 16:00 - 17:00

We are forging closer relationship with student societies and communities. This is a perfect opportunity to learn about we can support each other advance our impact, engage society members and deliver wholesome student experiences.

Easter Bush - Pitch Off

Thursday, 01/12/2022 17:00 - 19:00

Hey Easter Bush Students! Join us in person at the Roslin Institute and give us your best 1 minute pitch on an idea for a chance to win a share of £5,000.

Game Night - December

Thursday, 01/12/2022 18:00 - 21:00

A playful games night, this is an evening at the hub that mixes pizza & pleasure. Join us to meet a friend, or take part in a game of Jenga, Settlers of Catan, or Pictionary! Let's carry on the fun of Freshers week, and hope to make lasting relationships!

Are you based at Easter Bush?? Win a share of £1,000, just for telling us about your idea. DEADLINE FOR IDEAS: 2nd December 2022 - 10:00 am

Winter Founders Fair 2022

Friday, 09/12/2022 10:00 - 17:00

Craft fair with stalls selling bespoke products by entrepreneurial students and recent graduates from the University of Edinburgh. We welcome people from every school of the university, paying special attention to freelancers and creatives.

Come find out who the winners of our first ever Easter Bush Business Ideas Competition are!!

Find your Startup Idea - January 2023

Tuesday, 17/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Are you interested in starting your own business, but don't yet have a startup idea? Join us for our successful, electrifying and inspiring Find Your Startup Idea Workshop!

Find Your Sustainable Business Idea - January 2023

Wednesday, 18/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Are you interested in starting your own business focused on sustainability, but don't yet have a startup idea? Join us for our exciting and electrifying 'Find Your Sustainable Startup Idea Workshop'

Laboratory Sustainability Training January 2023

Thursday, 19/01/2023 10:30 - 12:00

This 90 minute session provides an overview of sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, and how it translates into the lab.

PhD Max

Thursday, 19/01/2023 17:00 - 19:00

Hey! Are you a PhD Student at the very early stages of ideation and entrepreneurship? It's time to take your specialised knowledge and interests and push the frontiers of your individual subject areas in a 6 exciting sessions!

Lunch and Learn - Tax

Monday, 23/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

These practical community-led sessions empower you to collectively tackle complicated but essential tasks such as “Dealing with HMRC” and “Startup Financials” with other founders.

Employability Series

Wednesday, 25/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

Business Ideas Competition - January 2022

Tuesday, 31/01/2023 00:00 - 00:00

Do you have an idea for a business, social enterprise, charity, or freelancing proposition? Tell us all about it and you could win a share of £500 to work on your idea. DEADLINE: 17th JAN 2023

Do you have an idea for a sustainable business idea? Choose from 4 different climate challenges, tell us all about your solution, and you could win £1000 to work on your idea this February!! DEADLINE: 31st JAN 2023

Winners will be announced for the Business Ideas Competition that ran through January. Let the drum roll begin :)

Winners will be announced for the Sustainable Business Ideas Competition that ran from November to January. Let the drum roll begin :)

100 Second Pitch 2023

Monday, 27/03/2023 00:00 - 00:00