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 2018 

  • Wed 28th Feb 2.30-4.30 Photographer Peter Price talks about his business.  If you would like to hear, first hand, how to set up as a “freelancer” then why not come and meet Peter Price and hear how he started and became successful as a freelance photographer. Exec' Boardroom Visualisation Centre.
  • Wed 7th March 2.30-4.30 - Angharad Woodland talks about business & the law This will give you all the information you need on legalities of running your business. http://www.woodlanddavies.com/about-us.php. Exec' Boardroom Visualisation Centre 
  • Wed 14th March 2.30-4.30 - Digital Marketing Masterclass - Dr Ian Harris presents a masterclass in Digital Marketing covering all aspects you may need for starting a new business or for an existing enterprise. Exec' Boardroom Visualisation Centre
  • Wed 25th April 2.30-4.30 - Networking Workshop - Lynne Orton - .  Lynne Orton from 'BizNet Wales' (Big Ideas Wales) will show you how to successfully network for your Business Start-up or Social Enterprise.  Exec Boardroom Visualisation Centre

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


  • Mon 19th March - All Day - Judging InvEnterPrize 2018


'Business Start-Up Week'  June 4th - 8th 2018 - Save the date!!

There will be masterclasses from Big Ideas Wales covering Market Research, Marketing & Bookkeeping & Financial Control. 


Big Ideas Wales role models will be sharing their experiences of 'Start-up' and running a successful business.

We will also have Masterclasses on:

  • Intellectual Property
  • Legal aspects of running a business
  • Selling
  • Digital Marketing

June 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th & 8th - Executive Board Room Visualization Centre

A detailed schedule will be posted soon!


FREE One to one 'Business Mentoring' available, to book email: abpstaff@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.