In-the-field-trip: London Venture Crawl 2020

On Wednesday the 11th of March, The Royal Holloway Enterprise Hub, along with London Metropolitan University Accelerator, joined more than 450 students from over 16 London universities to take part in this year’s London Venture Crawl. Students were able to visit some of London’s top innovation hubs, accelerators, and workspaces. Venture Crawl is an annual…

Meet the Workshop Leaders

On Tuesday the 3rd of March, the Enterprise Hub will be hosting Ms Susie Braam O’Reilly and Mr Steve West, who will be leading an Uncertainty and Risk Management workshop. The workshop is called “What’s your Biggest Marshmallow” and will teach students with a venture or venture idea how to approach innovation risk and reduce…

Upcoming Campus Events

Tuesday 11th February 1-2pm,Windsor Auditorium, Windsor Building Mr Kam Sethi, Tax Analyst ‘Business Strategy in the Disruptive Environment’ Tuesday 3rd March, 3-5pm Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room Ms. Susie Braam O’Reilly, Head of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Mr Steve West, Former CTO at the Foreign and Common Wealth Office. What’s…

Pioneering publisher Margaret Busby comes to Royal Holloway

On Thursday November 14th, Margaret Busby came to Royal Holloway, University of London for a Q&A and reading of her newly released anthology New Daughters of Africa (2019).  Due to receive an honorary doctorate in 2020 from Royal Holloway’s Department of English, Margaret Busby is an alumna of Royal Holloway and was Britain’s youngest and…

Meet The Guildford Bike Project

The Guildford Bike Project is a charity that operates as a social enterprise repairing, selling, servicing or recycling bikes in Surrey. Since 2012, the Guildford Bike Project has been operating to educate young people who are left out of traditional education and provide them with opportunities for their development. At the same time, they help…

App Society at SelfSell ICO Roadshow in London

re-posted from the website of the App Society . Members of the App Society are expanding their network and reaching out to opportunities and companies outside of the University bubble. Not only does this provide invaluable connections to members for after graduation, but it also allows students to understand the bigger picture in building a…

Event: Top Tips from an Entrepreneur

Starting Up: Top Tips from an Entrepreneur   On 6 December, Founder and Managing Director of Singing Grass communications consultancy, Alicia Liu, came to campus to talk to final year students about building up a freelance portfolio and starting your own company.  The event was funded by Santander. Singing Grass specialises in PR and digital marketing for European, Middle…

Field Trip to the Emerge Conference on Social Entrepreneurship

A handful of Royal Holloway Management students were presented with the opportunity to attend the Emerge Conference in November 2017 courtesy of the School of Management. Emerge is an annual conference which brings like-minded people together to discuss creative solutions to achieve a sustainable future. Hosted by The Skoll Centre at the University of Oxford…

Bitcoin Seminar by the App society

The App Society at Royal Holloway held a successful event on Bitcoin on 25 October 2017. The session was funded by the School of Management and was a great success! Kofi and Marco from the App Society wrote this blog post about the event. Every event we plan, we want to make sure to provide…

Take the Business Road Less Travelled with a Mentor

Taking the road less travelled when starting up and scaling up a business may present some challenges and a few surprises.  Successful entrepreneurs can name at least one person that has been inspirational and/or given them a helping hand along the way. Why not tap into the tacit knowledge, networks and  first-hand insights of those…

Going for Gold in your Career and Personal Life

Entrepreneurship and innovation is not only about creating a business, it also goes hand-in-hand in developing an entrepreneurial mindset to make that dream a reality.  Some people would  argue that an entrepreneurial mindset includes what Dr Carol Dweck, Stanford University calls a ‘Growth Mindset’.  The ability to learn from failure and setbacks and bounce back…

Taking the Classroom to the Real World

Did you know the School of Management Royal Holloway University of London was one of the first business schools to have a Professor of Entrepreneurship?  Sir Alec Reed founder of the Reed Group (e.g. The Reed Employment website) was the visiting professor.   We are keeping the spirit of entrepreneurship alive and with our societies…