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 

Introduction to selling on-line

  • Kevin Mansel-Davies from Big Ideas Wales runs a successful marketing business ‘That Media Group’ https://thatmediagroup.co.uk/
  • In this webinar Kevin will give an overview of how to successfully sell your product or service on-line. 
  • Free for students, graduates, staff & others interested in developing a business or social enterprise.
  • Wednesday 18th April 2.10-3pm Join here: Intro to selling on-line - Enterprise Event


Instagram for your Business or Social Enterprise


Launch Event! Come along and find our how these activities can help you!  Light lunch provided!

Wed May 1st 12.30-2pm - In person Visualisation Centre, Dialogue Centre

  • InvEnterPrize Student Ideas Competition - Are you a student or 2023 graduate with a business or social enterprise idea?Come & find out how you could win £13,000! & other prizes.
  • Summer Start Up Week  We have three days of workshops, discussion and networking, covering all you need to know before starting your Business or Social Enterprise or going Freelance.  Plus… Inspirational Role Models sharing their experience, throughout the week


'Ideas Generation'

  • This workshop is a must for you if want to start a business or social enterprise but don’t yet have that ‘Great Idea’
  • Open to students/graduates/staff & others. 
  • Wed May 22nd 2.10-3.30 Join here: Ideas Generation - Enterprise Event


Save the date 4th, 5th, 6th June - 'Summer Start Up Week'

More details coming soon...




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


2023 Enterprise at ABER Report

The Impact of Enterprise Education at Aberystwyth University (Word)

The Impact of Enterprise Education at Aberystwyth University 2023 (PDF)



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.