AberPreneurs - Turning Business Ideas into Reality

Start-up support at ABER

The student Enterprise Team provide current students, graduates and others with the support they need to either, become freelance/self-employed, set up their own business/social enterprise, launch a scalable startup or develop essential enterprise skills.  

We offer inspirational events, skill development workshops, specialist mentoring, annual student business competition, plus advice and guidance through our 1:1 appointments. 

You can join our mailing list to stay up to date with Enterprise Events email: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk  


Check out our EVENTS ...


'SUMMER START-UP WEEK' is back IN PERSON! 6th - 8th June 10am - 5.30pm

Tues 6th June 

  • Introduction 'Is self employment right for me' & Ideas Generation 10am-12.30pm with Big Ideas Wales business adviser Big Ideas Wales
  • Market Research 1.30-2.30pm with Rachel Wheatley from Waters Creative Waters Creative
  • Marketing & Branding 3-4pm with Rachel Wheatley from Waters Creative Waters Creative
  • Celebrity Guest Speaker  4.30-5.30pm Alana Spencer from Ridiculously Rich by Alana

Wed 7th June

  • All about TAX 10-11am with Carly & Ellie Allchurch from Allchurch & Co Allchurch & Co
  • Financial control & Bookkeeping 11.30am-12.30pm with Carly & Ellie Allchurch from Allchurch & Co Allchurch & Co
  • Digital Marketing 1.30-2.30pm with Francesca Irving from Lunax Digital Lunax Digital Marketing
  • Sustainability and your business 3-4pm with Social Enterprise, Aber Food Surplus Aber Food Surplus
  • Inspirational Guest Speakers & discussion on Business Sustainability 4.30-5.30pm with Aber Food Surplus, Francesca Irving & InvEnterPrize winners Jamila La Malfa Donaldson 2022 & Maria de la Puerta 2023

Thurs 8th June 

  • Costing & Pricing 10-11am with our Big Ideas Wales business adviser Big Ideas Wales
  • Legal Aspects of Starting a business 11.30am-12.30pm with Angharad Woodland from Woodland Davies & Co Woodland Davies & Co
  • Protecting your IP 1.30-2.30pm with Intellectual Property Office Intellectual Property Office 
  • 'Next Steps' 3-4pm with our Big Ideas Wales business adviser, Aber Freelance & Peter O'Shea from Federation of Small Businesses FSB

Refreshments will be provided!

Email aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk to book your place early - Don't Miss Out!!



See our Success Stories here: Aber graduate starts


Remember.....we offer FREE 1:1 'Business Mentoring' available on-line or in person

Get in touch aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk


Sell your products or services here: Welsh Student Marketplacehttps://walesstudentmarket.co.uk/ 


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AberPreneurs poster of services

What we offer:

  • Business Start-Up and Enterprise Support
  • 'Essential skills' workshops & Events
  • Inspirational Role Model Talks
  • One-to-one Business Advice & Mentoring
  • Funding Advice
  • Networking


2022 Enterprise at ABER Report

The Impact of Enterprise Education at Aberystwyth University



Contact us:

Tony Orme/Louise Somerfield 
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.