Bath’s student shop goes national

29thJun 2012

A student enterprise competition that started in Bath is set to go national this week, when teams from five universities will battle it out at London’s world famous Spitalfields market.

The students will get to spend a day as market traders in the heart of the East End on Thursday 28 June, and in true Apprentice style, the team that makes the most money will be crowned the winners.

From puppets to pedal power: Bristol’s best business ideas scoop over £30,000

29thJun 2012

A unique concept which brings puppets to life through the use of soft robotics has won Bristol’s equivalent of Dragon’s Den and a share of over £30,000 prize money.

The futuristic idea, from Rusty Squid Ltd, was one of seven ground-breaking ideas vying for the judges’ votes at the University of Bristol’s New Enterprise Competition which was judged by a panel of industry experts.

SETsquared Uni Popshop's Team Surrey appear on BBC Surrey

27thJun 2012

Team Surrey of the University of Surrey, one of the teams competing at SETsquared Uni Popshop, have been interviewed by Nick Wallis on BBC Surrey today. The team leaders talked about their team and preparation for the trading day. They also described the products they have developed and the plans beyond the event.