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LAUNCH of Brookes Enterprise Support

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Oxford Brookes University

Headington Campus

John Henry Brookes building

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OX3 0BP

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FOR OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, STAFF AND RECENT GRADUATES (UP TO TWO YEARS).


12-5pm in JHBB Forum
EXHIBITION OF STUDENT PROJECTS AND VENTURES
Meet students and recent graduates who have participated in Brookes Enterprise activities in the past (Stalls manned between 12-2pm)


1pm-2:30pm in JHBB Student Union Hall
PRESENTATION OF THE TIER 1 GRADUATE ENTREPRENEUR VISA SCHEME
Welcome by:

  • Jeff Willmore, Enterprise Support Consultant

  • Tim Foster MBE, Olympic Gold Medallist in rowing, Director of Foster Development Ltd, Mentor on the Brookes T1GEV scheme

With a panel of recent Brookes graduates currently enrolled on the T1GEV scheme or who recently completed it:

  • Jiangyi Zhou – Parcel and Pass Warehousing Service Limited

  • Rizwan Khan – VBOX IT

  • Prabh Simran Badal – Chirrup Food

  • Lampson Leung – Clipmatic

  • Nicholas Anthony Lee – City Link Consultancy Services Ltd


2:30pm-4pm in JHBB Student Union Hall
PRESENTATION OF THE OBSEA PROGRAMME IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SOCIAL INNOVATION
Welcome by
: Jeff Willmore, Enterprise Support Consultant
Guest Speaker: Richard Frost -
Social Entrepreneur and former CEO and Co-founder at Motivation. Motivation provides wheelchairs and services for disabled people in developing countries.
Student Showcase: Raluca Vagner and Pedro Faria Simas, Nursing students and Global Challenge semi-finalists: hear about their journey participating in OBSEA last year and how they started up their social venture Stumped.


4:30pm-6pm in JHBB Student Union Hall
PRESENTATION OF THE BUSINESS START UPS SUPPORT PROGRAMME
Welcome by:

  • David Hartley, Commercial and Knowledge Exchange Director

  • Simon Poulter, University Branch Manager for Santander at Oxford Brookes

Student Showcase: Fred Whittaker, Everett Diamond and William Carlsson – Brookes Motorsport Engineering Student entrepreneurs and Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards Finalists, Oxford Automotive Solutions.


6pm-7:30pm in JHBB Student Union Hall
Buffet supper served at 6pm
PRESENTATION OF BROOKES ENTERPRISE SUPPORT 2017-18
Welcome by: TBC
Guest Speaker: Simon Biltcliffe -
Entrepreneur, Founder & CEO at Webmart.
About Webmart: "We've developed our own business philosophy called Marxist-capitalism where we use capitalism to generate the income and Marxism to distribute the value created back to the Webmarteers and society at large."


7:30pm-8:30pm in JHBB Student Union Hall
DRINKS RECEPTION AND NETWORKING
Hosted by: Brookes Entrepreneurs student society

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