AberPreneurs - Turning Business Ideas into Reality

Aberystwyth University supports students, graduates and staff who wish to start new businesses, particularly where these businesses are related to the knowledge and expertise of the University.

'AberPreneurs' helps clients with information, advice, training and funding.

'Enterprise Events'

  • Free University Resources for Students Entrepreneurs - Wed 29th March 1.30pm Visualization Centre, Room F16
  • Landscape & Wildlife Artist Andrew Davies - Role Model talk - Wed May 10th 2.30pm Visualization Centre, Room F16

To Book your place email: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk 


'Business Start Up Week' 2017 - April 10th - 13th

A series of 8 workshops to provide information to students, staff and graduates who are running or looking to start up a business or social enterprise.  

  • Mon 10th 9.30-12.30pm     Role Model presentation - Deri Jones (tbc)
  • Mon 10th 1.30-4.30pm       Market Research - Antur Teifi/Big Ideas Wales
  • Tues 11th 9.30-12.30pm    Marketing - Antur Teifi/Big Ideas Wales
  • Tues 11th 1.30-4.30pm      Digital Marketing - Ian Harris
  • Wed 12th 9.30-12.30pm     Selling Techniques - Steve Mansfield
  • Wed 12th 1.30-4.30pm       Financial Forecasting and Control - Antur Teifi/Big Ideas Wales
  • Thur 13th 9.30-12.30pm     Legal Issues & tips on Starting-up – Andrea Knox /Knox Commercial
  • Thur 13th 1.30-4.30pm       Role Model presentation - Tim Penn/Signature Leather

*All Business Start Up Week workshops will be held in the Visualization Centre Executive Boardroom*

To Book email: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk



'AberPreneurs' offer a range of activities to support enterprise:

  • Business Start-Up and Enterprise Support
  • Enterprise Events
  • Inspirational Talks
  • One-to-one Mentoring
  • Funding Advice
  • Networking
  • Useful Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Websites



Getting in Contact:


If you have a business idea and would like some advice contact:

Louise Somerfield - Enterprise Administrator
E: abpstaff@aber.ac.uk
T: 01970 622378

Aberystwyth University Enterprise Network Facebook Pagewww.facebook.com/AberUni.Enterprise‌‌

Enterprise and business start-up support at Aberystwyth University is supported through the Mid Wales Enterprise Hub.  The Mid Wales Enterprise Hub is one of six Regional hubs established by the Welsh Government to drive it's commitment to encourage youth entrepreneurship in Wales.