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Upcoming Events at the University of Manchester

To keep you engaged in the local entrepreneurship community, the Manchester Enterprise Centre has rounded up the latest list of this year's events happening at the University of Manchester. These events are open to students and alumni of all disciplines and academic backgrounds, and they're FREE of charge so get involved today!

Ideas Factory

This is the MEC's series of lunchtime guest entrepreneur events for all students across the University with an interest in enterprise and entrepreneurship. Book here.

Digital Marketing Skills Workshop - delivered by Google

Wednesday 10th February 2016, 12-1pm & 1-2pm, Dover Street, G045.

As a part of Google's Manchester Garage, the MEC is delighted to host two workshops to give your digital marketing skills a tune-up.

Tell Your Story Online - Workshop 1, 12pm-1pm The first step towards making the most of the internet is to show off the best of your business online.

Reach New Customers Online - Workshop 2, 1pm-2pm Take the next step and make your business more visible online so that new customers can find you.

Keir McConomy: Founder of,,

Wednesday 24th February 2016, 12:05-13:00 in Alumni Clubroom, Ground Floor, Manchester Business School West (next to cafe opposite main doors).

Keir started his first online business in 2002 from his spare room with no money and built into a multi-million pound company. His current business is At this event Keir will share with you the inside story of how he got started and the lessons he has learnt on the way.

The Manchester Enterprise School 2016

Monday 4th to Thursday 7th July 2016.

This four day residential school aims to increase the employability of Ph.D. students and research staff by improving their enterprise skills in a highly interactive, group working environment.

Open to all Ph.D. students or research staff from any faculty

To book: email for an application form.

Venture Further Business Start-up Competition: 2016 competition open

Want to start-up a business? Here's your chance to win £10,000 and make it a reality.

Deadline for entries: 29 March 2016. Find more information here.

Eli and Britt Harari Graphene Enterprise Award: 2016 competition open

Deadline for entries: 17 June 2016. Find more information here.

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