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  


2023-24 Events 

'Create your own Job!' 

  • With Tony Orme (Aber uni) & Inspirational Role Model Jamila La Malfa Donaldson. 
  • Wed Oct 11th 2.10-3.30pm 
  • Free for students/staff/others
  • In-person Room GR 0.30 (Iber Bach building)
  • email aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk to book your place!


Financial Planning & Control

  • Masterclass with Carly Allchurch https://www.allchurchco.com/about
  • ‘Allchurch & Co is an award-winning Accountancy Practice based in Swansea, set up and run by Allchurch sisters Carly and Ellie’.
  • Essential if you are Freelance/have a Business or Social Enterprise Start-up. 
  • Free for students/staff/others.
  • Wed 18th Oct 2.10-3.10pm - webinar 
  • Join here: Enterprise webinar - Financial Planning & Control


Marketing & Branding


Meet the Artist!


Social EnterpriseMake yours a success!

  • Aber Food Surplus are a pioneering social enterprise in Aberystwyth.  If you’re interested in Starting a Social Enterprise don’t miss this session! https://www.aberfoodsurplus.co.uk/
  • Wed 8th Nov - 2.10-3.30pm
  • Free for students/staff/others
  • In-person Visualisation Centre 0.06
  • email aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk to book your place!


Pitching your Ideas

  • Get hints & tips on this essential skill that can make a difference to the success of your Business or Social Enterprise
  • Wed 15th Nov 2.10 – 3.30pm
  • Free for students/staff/others
  • In-person Visualisation Centre 0.06
  • email aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk to book your place!


‘Digital Marketing Masterclass’

  • Come and learn about Digital Marketing for your Business or Social Enterprise with Big Ideas Wales Role Model, Francesca Irving fromLunax Digital’ https://lunaxdigital.co.uk/
  • Wed 22nd Nov 2.10-3.10pm
  • Free for students/staff/others – hosted on ‘MS Teams’

Join Here: Enterprise Event - Digital Marketing


Meet the Artist & Entrepreneur

  • Veronica Calarco from Stiwdio Maelor talks about her work & successful business https://stiwdiomaelor.com/
  • Wed 29th Nov 2.10 – 3.30pm
  • Free for students/staff/others
  • In-person Visualisation Centre 0.06

email: aberpreneurs@aber.ac.uk  to book your place!



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.