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 2019

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

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



Business Start-Up Week 2019 - June 3rd-7th 

Mon 3rd June

9.30-12.30 p.m - Inspirational Role Model - Melissa Warren - https://businesswales.gov.wales/bigideas/profile/melissa-warren

1.30-4.30 p.m - Business & the law/IP - Nerys Llewelyn Jones - http://www.agriadvisor.co.uk/meet-the-team - this will be a general talk about business and the law i.e. differences between Ltd Co and Self-employment, Business contracts etc. 


Tues 4th June

9.30-12.30 p.m - Market Research - Samantha Allen (BIW) - covering general aspects of Market research needed when starting a business/social enterprise

1.30-4.30 p.m - Marketing & Branding - Samantha Allen (BIW) - covering general marketing for starting a business/social enterprise - to include an overview of Branding your product/service. 


Wed 5th June

9.30-12.30 p.m - Digital Marketing masterclass with Dr Ian Harris -  A general talk covering all aspects of digital marketing needed for your business.  https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/contact-us/directory/staff/profile/ihh/

1.30-4.30 p.m - Costing & Pricing - David Bannister (BIW) - a general guide to costing & pricing for those starting/running small businesses, freelancers/self-employed


Thurs 6th June

9.30-12.30 p.m - TAX - Barry Morgan (Business Wales) - All aspects of business taxation covered including VAT

1.30-4.30 p.m - Financial Planning & Control - David Bannister (BIW) - covering all aspects you need to know to start your small business/social enterprise


Fri 7th June

9.30-12.30 p.m - 'Selling' masterclass  with Steve Mansfield - this xperienced speaker will be covering many selling techniques needed for your business/social enterprise

1.30-4.30 p.m - Inspirational Role Model - Andrew Price (BIW) https://www.dryadbushcraft.co.uk/about/59-andrew-price


To Book your place 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

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Enterprise and Business start-up at Aberystwyth University is supported by The Welsh Government Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme as part of the Welsh Governments commitment to encourage youth entrepreneurship in Wales.