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Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards

The Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards are one of the UK's largest student and graduate business pitching competitions.


Outline of Activity

These awards are one of the UK's largest student and graduate business pitching competitions. The competition rewards entrepreneurs by offering cash prizes, mentoring and start-up support and has so far given away more than £340,000 to start-ups and small businesses.

Learning Outcomes

This competition should provide students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills as well as their presenting and public speaking skills. As well as this students will have the opportunity to learn how to develop a pitch that promotes their idea which will involve strong marketing and entrepreneurial skills

Assessment Details

No further assessment should be required.

Level of Commitment

20 hours to include:

Idea and product generation

The development of their pitch and presentation.

The time commitment should also include 1-1 meetings with UUSU Enterprise to develop and practice their pitch and the hours allowed to attend each round of the competition.

Related Staff

Chris Shannon

Student Enterprise & Entrepreunership Manager (Students' Union)
Uusu Finance Team
+44 2890 366141
c.shannon@ulster.ac.uk
11H22 - Jordanstown campus

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