Free places on offer to hear how BU students successfully helped local social entrepreneurs

By Staff Reporter [email protected]

Published: February 10, 2020 | Updated: 10th February 2020

Come and hear the success stories of projects led by Bournemouth University (BU) students to support local social entrepreneurs.

A special event is held at BU next Wednesday, February 19, from 5.30pm until 7.30pm.

There’s free parking and refreshments but you need to reserve your free place at the workshop.

The final year students and businesses will be talking about the successes and lessons learnt from the business planning and digital marketing projects for local social entrepreneurs and other businesses.

Time has been set aside for questions, as well as the chance to register your interest in participating in similar projects where businesses stand to benefit from the expertise at the university through knowledge exchange projects led by students.

Sukanya Ayatakshi, BU’s Senior Academic in Entrepreneurship, pictured left, said: “We engaged with over two dozen businesses across the two faculties in supporting them with their business model/business planning needs and digital communications needs including creation in social media.

“In the UK we are seeing a shift towards the increase in the number of businesses that recognise themselves as socially focused businesses or organisations.”

Next week’s event is held in Fusion Building F305 (third floor), Talbot Campus, Bournemouth University.

To reserve your place please click here.

Latest Posts

Spring makeover and student empowerment: All the latest news from Aspirations Academies Trust!

Nerves of steel! Y10 pupils get welding, glazing & fabricating on work experience at local firm

Local pupils brainstorm name ideas for AJC Group’s latest affordable housing development in Poole

Modular running shoe & electric tractor among student innovations to be shown in Bournemouth

Weymouth schoolchildren get a taste of innovation careers at the Dorset Innovation Park

All Education Stories »

Latest Posts

Recycling company sees ecommerce sales more than double with the launch of dedicated website

They don’t just talk the talk... Wimborne’s Talk Think Do celebrates fully accredited workforce

‘Incredible dedication’ from Trethowans team who have raised £22k for charities in Dorset & beyond

Spring makeover and student empowerment: All the latest news from Aspirations Academies Trust!

Plans unveiled to bring world's fastest growing sport to former park and ride site in Dorset

All Latest News »