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 Autumn 2021 - All on MS Teams

"10 Top Tips for Start-Ups" - Wed Oct 6th 2-3.30pm - Delivered by Big Ideas Wales business adviser and an Inspirational Role Model, this session will give you an overview of how to get your Business or Social Enterprise started. 

‘Sustainable Business’ - Wed 13th Oct 2-3.30pm - Dr Tyra Oseng-rees talks about how & why she created her successful Sustainable Business – “It all began with an idea…Can waste glass bottles become something beautiful?  I craft sustainable architectural panels from waste bottles.”  https://www.osengreesreflection.com/

‘Digital Marketing’ - Wed Oct 20th 2-3.30pm - Come and learn about Digital Marketing with Elwyn Davies from ‘PixelHaze’ & hear the story of his successful businesses https://businesswales.gov.wales/bigideas/profile/elwyn-davies https://www.pixelhaze.co.uk/

'Financing your Business or Social Enterprise' - Wed 3rd Nov 2-3.30pm - Find out how you can raise finance for your Business or Social Enterprise, from BANC https://developmentbank.wales/ - ’Purple Shoots’ https://purpleshoots.org/  - Business in Focus https://www.businessinfocus.co.uk/ - NatWest https://www.natwest.com/ 


Check out the Welsh Student Marketplacehttps://walesstudentmarket.co.uk/ 

If you would like to have your business advertised here contact aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk





  • FREE One to One 'Business Mentoring' also available on-line  
  • To Book your place email: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk  


 To Book your place on any workshop 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

The Impact of Enterprise Education at Aberystwyth University


Getting in Contact:


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

Louise Somerfield/Tony Orme 
E: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk
T: 01970 622378

To provide you with our full range of start-up support services we hold and utilise personal data that you provide, on the basis of legitimate interest.

Our full Data Protection Information can be viewed here -Data Protection Information Students/Graduates ; Data Protection Information Employers and Stakeholders

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.