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Turn your Passion into Profit

Northumberland Building, Room 306


Would you love to earn money from your passion or hobby? Have you ever thought how good it would be to be your own boss?

If you’ve ever thought about running your own business and being your own boss but don’t know where to start, Northumbria University’s Student and Graduate Enterprise team can help you. This session will cover ways you can develop your entrepreneurial mind-set and how you can turn an idea into a successful business.

Current students and recent graduates can access free start-up support from Student and Graduate Enterprise to help propel their passion into profit. Learn more about the bespoke mentoring service, networking and entrepreneurial development opportunities Northumbria University offers.

Northumbria University graduate entrepreneurs include the multi-award winning Brett Jacobson, Founder of Mediaworks, Jamie Cooke and Ben Ridgway who founded I Am Sold, the fastest growing property auction network in the UK and Jules Quinn, Founder of The TeaShed and has won numerous awards including Young Business Person of the Year and Young Business Woman of the Year.

If you require communication or access support please contact Careers and Employment to discuss ways of organising this, 

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Northumberland Building, Room 306


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