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START UP Events

START UP Events

This programme of events includes masterclasses, workshops and networking events to help you develop your business or freelance knowledge and ideas, and gain the skills and confidence to establish a successful self-employed career.

As well as our main START UP events, we also advertise events offered by external organisations.

See details of upcoming live events below. You can also find recordings from our careers sessions and webinars.

Upcoming START UP events

Events will be listed by date below. Clicking on each link below will take you to MyCareer for more details and to find out how to attend.

  • External Event: The Business Factory: Utilising your Networks and Digital Connections

    This event will look at addressing the importance of utilising both your personal and professional networks to help connect and engage with people across the social media platforms relevant to you and your business.
    10:00 26-Jan-2022

    published on: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:50:00 GMT

  • External Event: The Business Factory: From Idea to Business Start (1 of 4)

    This event is the first of four workshops designed to help you go from generating a new business idea to beginning your entrepreneurial journey.
    19:00 26-Jan-2022

    published on: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:35:00 GMT

  • External Event: The Business Factory: From Idea to Business Start (2 of 4)

    This event is the second of four workshops designed to help you go from generating a new business idea to beginning your entrepreneurial journey.
    19:00 02-Feb-2022

    published on: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:40:00 GMT

  • START UP 101

    Learn how to test your business idea to discover if it's worth pursuing in this online workshop lead by our START UP Team.
    18:00 10-Feb-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:30:00 GMT

  • START UP Fund Q&A

    Ask all your questions about the START UP Fund and get tips on preparing your application. This is a virtual webinar run by the Newcastle University START UP Team. This webinar will be hosted via Zoom.
    18:00 16-Feb-2022

    published on: Tue, 11 Jan 2022 12:25:00 GMT

  • External Event: The Business Factory: From Idea to Business Start (3 of 4)

    This event is the third of four workshops designed to help you go from generating a new business idea to beginning your entrepreneurial journey.
    19:00 16-Feb-2022

    published on: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:45:00 GMT

  • START UP Portfolio Careers

    Explore if splitting your time, skills and income between two or more roles is right for you in this online workshop run by our START UP Team.
    18:00 24-Feb-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:30:00 GMT

  • External Event: The Business Factory: From Idea to Business Start (4 of 4)

    This event is the fourth of four workshops designed to help you go from generating a new business idea to beginning your entrepreneurial journey.
    19:00 02-Mar-2022

    published on: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 16:50:00 GMT

  • START UP 101

    Learn how to test your business idea to discover if it's worth pursuing in this online workshop lead by our START UP Team.
    18:00 10-Mar-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:30:00 GMT

  • START UP Portfolio Careers

    Explore if splitting your time, skills and income between two or more roles is right for you in this online workshop run by our START UP Team.
    18:00 24-Mar-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:35:00 GMT

  • START UP 101

    Learn how to test your business idea to discover if it's worth pursuing in this online workshop lead by our START UP Team.
    18:00 28-Apr-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:35:00 GMT

  • START UP Portfolio Careers

    Explore if splitting your time, skills and income between two or more roles is right for you in this online workshop run by our START UP Team.
    18:00 12-May-2022

    published on: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:35:00 GMT


Recorded events and masterclasses

Recorded content for you to watch in your own time. You can access the full START UP Playlist on YouTube. 

What to do when you have no ideas

This 14 minute video on idea generation will give you practical techniques to come up with new (or better) ideas for a business.

 


What do customers want?

This 6 minute video on market research will help you explore how to understand what your customers (or potential customers) want so you can build a viable, profitable business.

 


The Future of Work

This 9 minute video explores trends and predictions, with suggestions to help you future-proof your career through creating your own opportunities.