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.  


EVENTS Autumn 2022 

Wed 12th Oct 2-3.30pm - 'Top Tips for starting your business or social enterprise’ - delivered by BIW Role model & business advisor, this session will give you an overview of how to get your Business or Social Enterprise started. 

Wed 19th Oct 1- 8pm - 'Hack of Change' - more details soon....

Wed 26th Oct 2-3.30pm - 'InvEnterPrize' Student Ideas Competition – are you a student or 2022 graduate with a business or social enterprise idea? Come & find out how you could win £13,000!

Wed 9th Nov 2-3.30pm - Market Research Masterclass – with Big Ideas Wales Role Model & Business Adviser - this will show you how to research the market for your Business or Social Enterprise. 

Wed 23rd Nov 2-3.30pm - Marketing & Branding - with BIW role model Francesca Irving from Lunax Digital https://lunaxdigital.co.uk/   - will show you how to market your Business or Social Enterprise. 

Wed 30th Nov 2-3.30pm - 'Financial Planning & Control' for your business or social enterprise - with BIW role model Carly Allchurch https://www.allchurchco.com/

Wed 7th Dec 2-3.30pm - 'Intellectual Property Masterclass' Learn about protecting your business idea with Prof' Kath Penaluna Associate Professor, University of South Wales Trinity St David' 

Wed 14th Dec 2-3.30pm - ‘Costing & Pricing’ - This is an essential workshop for a successful Business or Social Enterprise - presented by Big Ideas Wales business adviser & Inspirational Role Model. 




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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 poster of services

'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.