Thorne Goalkeeping: Back of the Net!

“Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do” – Pele At The Ingenuity Lab, no day is the same and every member has a different story and requirements.  As a group, we support each other, collaborate and ensure …

Ingenuity17: The Ignited Minds!

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better” – Samuel Beckett The theme of this years Ingenuity Competition, Ingenuity17, was #IgniteTheMind. It provided an opportunity for over 600 students and alumni from The University of Nottingham (UoN), The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC); The University of Nottingham Ningbo Campus (UNNC) to collaborate, …

Darinka Burovska: From Introvert to Public Speaking Champion

“Effective communication is delivering the right message, to the right people and at the right time” – Darinka Burovska (MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Management) Found it hard to blend in with people from different cultural backgrounds? Looking for tips to improve your communication skills?  This week, we invited our current student Darinka Burovska (MSc Entrepreneurship, Innovation and …

Pitch@Palace 7.0: TOP 10 Pay Per Click (PPC) Tips

Ads are playing a bigger role in search engine results than ever before. Taking up real estate and permanently fixed to the very beginning of returned queries, they more or less guarantee eyes at all times. Running the perfect campaign is tricky, especially if you’re not from a technical background or have little knowledge of …

Ingenuity17: Meet the Judges

With the standard of Ingenuity17 being the highest it has ever been, our judges have had one of the toughest jobs in Nottingham deciding which teams should be crowned Ingenuity17 Prize Winners. Before we announce the winners at the Ingenuity17 Prize Giving Ceremony next week, we thought we’d introduce you to some of the judges… Drum roll …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Mentors: Tim Elliott

“The future of marketing is people-centric…People buy People” – Tim Elliott During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the competition develops, and entrants get …

Engineers in Business: Meet the Winners

”There’s nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.” –  Bill Nye, CEO of The Planetary Society Three undergraduate teams (each comprising engineering students) at Nottingham University Business School (NUBS) have won an Engineers in Business Award for developing innovative product concepts …

Ingenuity17: Meet the Top 21!

“There’s lots of bad reasons to start a company. But there’s only one good, legitimate reason, and I think you know what it is: it’s to change the world.” – Phil Libin After over 100 Business Plan submissions, the Ingenuity17 judges had their work cut out to whittle it down to a Top 20. In fact, the …

Pitch@Palace 7.0: Top10 Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Tips

Following on from our previous blog post detailing the top 10 social media tips, this week we focus on KUMO‘s guide to Search Engine Optimisation (SEO). SEO has taken its place as an essential part of a business’ marketing strategy. With the internet being as big a phenomenon as it is, there aren’t too many online sessions that are …

Ingenuity17 Meet the Speakers: Susan Hallam

‘Things are changing at a phenomenal rate, and this is your opportunity’ – Susan Hallam at the Ingenuity17 Conference During Ingenuity17, a range of experienced business men and women have mentored entrants, and helped them on their journey to #IgniteTheMind. The Ingenuity17 Conference was the first opportunity mentors, speakers and entrants had the opportunity to meet, network and collaborate. As the …