Careers Service

Rise Up

Rise Up Events

This programme of events includes masterclasses and clinics to help you develop your business knowledge and ideas, gain the skills and confidence to run a successful start-up and become more entrepreneurial.

Further details about these events, and how to book your place, will be published here when available. 

  • TGIW: Thank Goodness It's Wednesday!

    Attend this monthly networking event, organised by students for students and open to all aspiring entrepreneurs, graduates and the local start up community.

    Date/Time: 8 March 18:00 - 20:30

    Venue: Level 1, Kings Gate

  • Guest Speaker: Hays Travel

    Guest Speaker John Hays the founder and CEO of Hays Travel will be visiting Newcastle University to discuss what it's like to set up a business in the North East.

    Date/Time: 21 March 2017, 19:00 - 21:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Teaching Centre, B.32, Newcastle University

  • Go Free Panel

    Rise Up are hosting the Go Free Panel; an informal discussion with industry experts and freelancers from various backgrounds. Join us for drinks and nibbles, and ask your questions about becoming your own boss.

    Date/Time: 8 March 2017, 14:00 - 16:00

    Venue: Barbara Strang Training Centre, G.33

  • Durham International Festival of Enterprise

    Date/Time: 27 February 2017 (times to be confirmed), 28 February 2017 08:15 - 16:00, 1 March 2017 08:30 - 16:15

    Venue: Durham Gala Theatre and Durham Town Hall

  • Growth Hub Goes Live: Growing, Retaining and Maintaining Customers using Digital Technology

    Attend this free event with guest speakers, brought to you by the North East LEP, in partnership with the SME Centre for Excellence.

    Date/Time: 23 March 2017, 08:45 - 12:30

    Venue: Newcastle College

  • Creative Careers - Self-employment in the creative industries

    Students interested in freelancing, consulting, contracting work, gigs or any other form of self-employment in the creative industries should come along to this session.

    Date/Time: 1 March 2017, 14:35 - 16:30

    Venue: Newcastle University Students' Union

  • Creative Careers - Q&A with the film experts

    Are you an aspiring writer, director, camera operator… ? Come along to this session to find out more about a career in the film industry.

    Date/Time: 1 March 2017, 11:35 - 12:25

    Venue: Newcastle University Students' Union

  • NCL Apprentice

    Develop and enhance your entrepreneurial skills and confidence in real business scenarios, compete to win the NCL Apprentice title and be fast-tracked to the National Apprentice Challenge where you could win £1,000!

    Date/Time: 15 February, 22 February and 1 March 2017

    Venue: Newcastle University

  • Newcastle Start Up Week

    A citywide, multi-venue festival of entrepreneurship and innovation that will help you go from business idea to launch in just 5 days.

    Date/Time: 15 May 13:00 - 18:00, 16 May 10:00 - 18:00, 17 May 13:00 - 18:00, 18 May 13:00 - 18:00, 19 May 10:00 - 15:00

    Venue: Boilershop, Newcastle City Library, Baltic39, The Core, The Live Theatre, Trinity Gardens