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'How To'..Enterprise - Battle Of The Colleges (The Friendly)

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Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT)

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How To @ Lancaster Uni



'How To'...Enterprise-Battle Of The Colleges (The Friendly)

What have  students and graduates been saying about our events....

"The most useful workshop I have been to in my one year as a postgraduate. It is the most practical experience that a student can get whether or not they decide to start a business. It is knowledge that is invaluable and priceless" – Rabi Sule

"It’s an event for everyone to attend because it adds an entrepreneur skill to already acquired academic knowledge" - Oluwabamise Afolabi

"I would recommend this event to all students and staff as it has given me confidence to contemplate starting my own business"Glenys Jones

"Lively and involving event from start to finish. Every speaker was encapsulating and throughout knowledgeable. Fantastic all round! Richard Derbyshire


What can I expect?


Enterprise: Battle of the Colleges (The Friendly)

An inter college battle for the title of ‘most enterprising college’. Each college submits a team of six students to compete in the Battle.


Teams are given a real world business scenario and have 90 minutes to develop & deliver an investment winning pitch to a selection of business minded staff, alumni and local entrepreneurs.


An action packed event with a free buffet lunch at 1pm in Barker House Farm. Last year many students came dressed to impress!



Sunday 18th November


1.00pm – 5.00pm



The Brandrigg Room, Barker House Farm

(near Cartmel College)

What will you get?



  • title and trophy for the most enterprising college
  • chance to represent Lancaster University at an international inter-university pitching competition (FLUX500)
  • increased knowledge and understanding of enterprise
  • help to develop those job winning skills!

"Flux was challenging, stressful and tiring; however it was the most amazing and fun experience that I would DEFINITELY do again!"

Nicola Bain, Student at Lancaster University






Please note this is a friendly competition to get some practice. The battle to be LU champions will take place around Easter time in 2013.


The event is FREE, so it can’t hurt to come along. It is aimed at individuals that have an interest in developing job winning entrepreneruship skills or who might be thinking about starting a community project, social enterprise or business. Even if you decide starting a business isn’t right for you, you will still meet some really interesting people.




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Please Note:

  1. 'How To' is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, 12-18th November 2012.
  2. These events are for students or recent graduates (gradudated since 2008) living in the Northwest of Engald only, they are not open to all members of the public. A sign in sheet will be used for every event to record details of attendees. If you would like to discuss your registration for an event then please contact Jon Powell at
  3. By signing up for this event you confirm you will be attending on the day.
  4. A photographer may be present to record activities which may be used for post event publicity. If you would not like your photograph to be used then please contact Jon Powell (Lancaster University Enterprise Champion) in advance of the event at
  5. This event is organised in association with the Northwest Enterprise Champion project, part-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.
  6. Due to funding eligibility only students and graduates from EU countries are eligible for this event.
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Barker House Farm

Sunday, November 18, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM (GMT)

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‘How To’has been organised by Lancaster University to help our students develop skills and behaviours that will give them the edge in the future. ‘How To’ is part of Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012, a worldwide movement encouraging people from all walks of life to be more enterprising in all that they do.

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This event is brought to you by the Northwest HE Enterprise Champion project, part financed by the European Regional Development Fund. The project is run by the Enterprise Team in Research and Enterprise Services, Lancaster University.

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