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2020

11th August: What Swansea businesses had to say about the city being named one of the best in the UK for start-ups

22nd July: Swansea University graduate and Paralympian Liz Johnson set up The Ability People to redress the employment gap for people with disabilities. 

21st July: Swansea students launch business following graduation

June/July: Enterprise Newsletter 

8-12th June: Summer Start-up Week 

May: Virtual Accelerator Programme

May: Enterprise Newsletter

1st April: Big Pitch Competition 

April: Enterprise Newsletter 

26th March: Swansea University Student produces face shields to protect NHS Staff using 3D Printing 

4th February: ProColl wins Research & Innovation award for industry impact

3rd February: StartUps.co.uk features a Swansea University graduate Maria Marling who has started a business selling vegan pies.

13th January: Swansea University Enterprise stars secure mentorship from Swansea Uni Alumni CEO's

 

2019

27th November 2019: Swansea University student Ben Humphries wins Big Ideas Wales Bootcamp to Business Achievement award

14th November 2019: Swansea University Graduate wins £20,000 kickstarter fund to start her business.

5th November 2019: Ben Clifford from Surfability (Swansea Uni Alumni) Wins Pride of Britain Award

30th September 2019: Swansea University Alumni Dr Gareth Stockman & Dr Graham Foster from Marine Power Systems awarded £12.8m in EU funding

20th September 2019: Wales Start-up Awards 2019 - Two Swansea University alumni take home awards

3rd September 2019: Students launch retro and vintage clothing store in Swansea

28th August 2019: Dropbear Beer owners Joelle Drummond & Emily Rees nominated for the Top 35 Women in business under 35 

28th August 2019: Joe Charman from PilotPlus nominated for the Top 35 Men in business under 35

27th August 2019: Students launch app to help revitalise Swansea's high street

8th July 2019: Jonathon Widdowson, Biomaterial researcher working with AgorIP wins £60,000 funding

6th June 2019: Go Go Coffee - Student Opens ‘Unique And Sustainable’ Coffee Business From The Back Of His Car

3rd June 2019: Finery Media - Top Dog Is Top Boss

30th May 2019: The Big Pitch 2019 - Students show off their business ideas

22nd May 2019: The app that tackles loneliness - Swansea student inventors' idea reaches final of worldwide competition

9th May 2019: USHALL - Swansea Student Set To Transform Prom Dress Market With Launch Of New Business

15th February 2019: Prestigious award will help students take their products to market.

12th February 2019: The Swans Enter the Hackosphere 

10th January 2019: Canisha Chakadya on her Social Enterprise Launch 

 

2018

21st August 2018: Joseph Newton on his internship
6th August 2018: Joe Charman, on his business Pilot Plus
14th June 2018: Sneaker Finder win award
10th May 2018: Two students secure prestigious placement to Canada to work alongside Sit Terry Matthews OBE
2nd April 2018: Jackson Pickard, OxyOse amongst 30 young Welsh firms aiming to make it big
2nd January 2018: Nathan John of Rewise with Music to his ears

2017

21st December 2017: Swansea’s School of Management is a proud sponsor of Young Business Dragons
13th November 2017: Swansea launches new student incubation hub
10th November 2017: Swansea celebrates partnership with Santander with renewed agreement

2016

11th March 2016: Swansea entrepreneur amongst four UK students to compete for global award 

2015

9th December 2015: University recognised with GEW 2015 High Impact Host Award
23rd February 2015: Swansea launches first cross-campus entrepreneurship module

2014

5th November 2014: Meet the Graduate entrepreneur-hints and tips on how to start a business
19th May 2014: Swansea is the hub for Wales International Festival of Entrepreneurship

2013

19th June 2013: Prize-winning business student Peter has entrepreneurship skills "locked in"