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Finding Your Niche as a Freelancer

If you’ve decided to go freelance, no doubt you’ve been searching the internet for tips and tricks on where to start, how to find clients and the best ways to grow a business. You may have come across this piece of common advice: pick a niche. Most successful freelancers will advise you to specialise and …

How I Maximised My Experiences at Nottingham To Accelerate My Career

By Alan Chan, BSc Economics (2013) and MSc Entrepreneurship (2014) When I look over my university experience and career development to date, I always find it interesting how one thing led to another. As I connected the dots, I began to recognize patterns that reveals my entrepreneurial traits that were shaped during my time at …

Our Entrepreneurial Grant winner, one year on…

By Alex Huntley, MSci Human Genetics, Year 2 Our Entrepreneurial Grant has helped many students to launch their own businesses, such as 2MagpiesTheatre and Worldwide Vets. A year ago Alex Huntley won £1000 through the grant – we discover how his business, Warploque Miniatures, benefited from the funding, what it was like to apply for a …

Cracking the glass ceiling: women in business

Did you know that women invented the coffee filter, the water heater, the windscreen wiper and the chocolate chip cookie? As our Women’s Networking Event approaches we’re looking at the contributions women are making to the UK economy and what can be done to ensure further workplace equality. “We are now moving to a place …

Making an impression in the digital marketing world

By Aaron Dicks, Managing Director, Impression Aaron Dicks, Managing Director of Impression, shares his career journey and advice about how to get into the digital marketing sector. Hear from Aaron and other experts in marketing, advertising and PR at our Spotlight On…Advertising, Marketing and PR event.  When and how did you become interested in digital …

How I Went From Graduate to CEO in 3 Years

By Freddy Brick– CEO of Grad Diary ‘I realised there was a gap in the market’ I graduated from The University of Nottingham in 2010 with a degree in Finance, Accounting and Management but was inspired to start a business of my own during second year. Alongside another Nottingham student, I threw around a lot …