Events

We are back and we have a full calendar of events planned for you. What is even better is that now if you participate in certain events, you can receive a certificate of participation afterwards.

Part of this academic year will still be on zoom but we are also going to host some in-person sessions on campus.

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Current Events

Insight Talk byNeha Arora, Founder of PlanetAbled

The logo of Planet Abled in read. THe logo has the writing  of the company  name overlaid by Braille

When: Thursday, 11 November 9:15am
Where: Zoom
What: Guest talk by award-winning social entrepreneur Neha Arora

Neha founded PlanetAbled, an award-winning inclusive travel venture. Join us for her virtual guest talk. She will talk to us about her experiences of setting up her company in India , including the ups and downs of that process.
Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/185652751377

Workshop: Design Thinking

a Wordle with a big word "Design" in the middle

When: Pick one of these dates:

·         Monday 8th Nov 2-5pm

·         Wednesday 10th Nov 4-6pm

·         Monday 15th Nov 2-5pm

·         Wednesday 17th Nov 2-5pm

·         Friday 19th Nov 4-6pm

Where: Innovation Lab, Moore building
What: Create innovative ideas

Having ideas is easy, having ideas that can turn into innovations not so much. During this workshop, we will use design thinking to help you develop and fine-tune your ideas for the next big innovation
Book: https://careersportal.royalholloway.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=4343&service=Careers+Service

IN-novation Hours

When: Drop-in sessions are Wednesday 12:30-2pm (with Elton); Thursday 11am to noon (with Anica and Emilio), Friday 1-2pm (with Ankit) Where: Drop-in sessions in the Enterprise Hub space in the Davison Building (Groundfloor opposite SU shop); sessions booked via Calendly links below are held on Zoom What: Our ideation consultant and director are available to conduct online 1-2-1s. Just use the following links to book an appointment. Emilio (Ideation Consultant) / Anica (Director).

Past events

Workshop: I’m not an Entrepreneur, am I?

When: Wednesday, 28th October 3.30-5:30pm & Wednesday, 2nd December 3:30-5:30pm (both workshops are identical) Where: zoom
What: Don’t think you’ve got the stuff to be an entrepreneur? You definitely do! If you want to know how, join us for this 1-hour interactive workshop designed to introduce you to the concept of entrepreneurship, the different types of entrepreneurship, and some preconceptions of entrepreneurship. We’ll demonstrate the practicality and relevance of an entrepreneurial mindset and how it shows up in your daily life. This workshop is aimed at students with limited to no knowledge of entrepreneurship who would like to learn more.
Book for 28th October: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/im-not-an-entrepreneur-am-i-tickets-123684556839?aff=ebdssbonlinesearch
Book for 2nd December: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/im-not-an-entrepreneur-am-i-tickets-123688478569

European StartUp Festival

When: 16th – 21st November
Where: Virtual What: Our partners at the European Startup Association are hosting a multi-day virtual innovation and start-up festival. You can register via this link. As our very own Anica is one of the speakers, we got 10 free tickets (first come first serve. To grab one of these tickets, simply use the discount code: Royal

Workshop: What do I want to change and (how) am I doing it?

When: Wednesday, 18th November 2020; 3:30-5:30pm
Where: Zoom
What: Have you ever wondered why some people use the same thing in different ways? Or maybe you’re struggling to figure out why we can’t seem to solve climate change. Why are there things that should be solved, but aren’t?? Maybe the answer isn’t so obvious, or maybe there’s something lurking beneath the surface. Find out with this 2-hour interactive workshop and discover the key to systemic change. From dealing with a cold, to tackling the student debt crisis, to completing your degree, you’ll learn how to address multiple problems from the bottom-up. This workshop is aimed at all those interested in the complexities of daily life. No knowledge of entrepreneurship is necessary
Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/what-do-i-want-to-change-and-how-am-i-doing-it-tickets-123686045291?aff=erelpanelorg

Royal Holloway Innovation Festival

When: 19th February -21st February 2020
Where: The Packhorse
What: Undertake an entrepreneurial adventure over 3 days designed to evolve your ideas into a workable business model, with support from industry experts.

Venture Crawl

We are proud to join the 2020 Venture Crawl.
When: 11th March 2020
Where: all over London
What: will announce more later
How to join: watch our newsletter, this space or our Eventbrite Page.

In-Sight Workshops for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday 3rd March, 3-5pm, Gowar and Wedderburn Common Room Mr Steve West, Former CTO at the Foreign and Common Wealth Office. What’s your Biggest Marshmallow?
Get your place now and register (event is free but registration is required)

On-Campus Events for Entrepreneurs

Tuesday 11th February 1-2pm, Windsor Auditorium, Windsor Building Mr Kam Sethi, Tax Analyst ‘Business Strategy in the Disruptive Environment’

Tuesday 10th March, 1-2pm, Windsor Auditorium, Windsor Building Mr Sasha Becejac, Managing Director, Link Medical Solutions. ‘Why Innovation is essentially about learning, and change is often disruptive, risky and costly’

Wednesday 11th March, 6.15pm, Venue TBC  Mr Sam Gurney, General Secretary, Trades Union Congress, South East Region ‘Employment Relations, International Trends and the Alternatives’

Thursday 12th March, 4-6pm, Shilling Building, Shilling Auditorium Ms Inesa Soghoyan, AWIN marketing agency
Topic TBC