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    • Catalyst Summer Accelerator Programme 2019 – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

      Catalyst Summer Accelerator Programme 2019 – OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

      Calling all Oxford Brookes University students, recent graduates and staff with a business idea; If you want the opportunity to work intensively for eight-weeks on your startup idea with support from workshops, access to investors and much more, our 2019 Catalyst Summer Accelerator Programme may be for you. Open to for-profit and not-for-profit endeavours, read on to find out what it’s all about, and how to apply.

    • Hear the winning ideas from our Ideas Change the World Competition

      Hear the winning ideas from our Ideas Change the World Competition

      What change can you bring to combat world issues? That was the question presented to Oxford Brookes University students. The result, nine innovative entries into the Ideas Change the World Competition.

    • The FUEL Awards are back!

      The FUEL Awards are back!

      The Brookes Enterprise Support Awards are back – and this year with a new name. Here’s the lowdown on the FUEL Awards and how you can win up to £3,000 in cash to kick-start your idea.

    • TEDx Oxford Brookes awarded the Societies Fund, and host first event of the year!

      TEDx Oxford Brookes awarded the Societies Fund, and host first event of the year!

      The first TEDx Oxford Brookes event of the academic year took place on Saturday 27th October, where all the hard work and inspiration from the TEDx Oxford Brookes Committee could finally be showcased in front of a sold out crowd!

    • THRIVE: The official round up

      THRIVE: The official round up

      Oxford Brookes entrepreneurial extravaganza, THRIVE Festival, kicked off on Monday 12th November, offering students, recent graduates and staff a jam-packed, two-week programme of events, workshops and competitions. With emphasis placed on sustainability and the need for social good, those who attended feel more empowered and encouraged than ever before.

    • Entrepreneurial spirit from Brookes graduate as new App launches!

      Entrepreneurial spirit from Brookes graduate as new App launches!

      The spectacular sights of San Francisco weren’t the only discoveries Kate Nightingale made on a solo trip to California in 2017. After establishing that nothing existed to help those travelling alone to connect, 12 months after returning from her American adventure, she launched BackApper – a social media platform allowing users to find other independent travellers whilst abroad.

    • Free events for Oxford entrepreneurs - register now for THRIVE!

      Free events for Oxford entrepreneurs - register now for THRIVE!

      November’s THRIVE festival now open for registrations! Promoting original ideas, entrepreneurialism and employability featuring FREE events and big industry names

    • November’s THRIVE festival now open for registrations!

      November’s THRIVE festival now open for registrations!

      November’s THRIVE festival now open for registrations! Promoting original ideas, entrepreneurialism and employability featuring FREE events and big industry names.

    • Students engage with Google Digital Garage on campus

      Students engage with Google Digital Garage on campus

      Oxford Brookes welcomed Nikki Rae from the Google Digital Garage on Monday 29 October for a talk on top tips for navigating the digital world in a savvy way.

    • Brookes Alumna, Anneka Wallington, launches jewellery brand

      Brookes Alumna, Anneka Wallington, launches jewellery brand 'Recognised'

      Congratulations are in order as Anneka Wallington launches Recognised, a jewellery brand with a simple concept; look good and do good. Here’s her journey so far…