NACUE’s Student Enterprise Conference 2017

NACUE’s Student Enterprise Conference is the biggest in Europe, connecting students from colleges and universities across the UK.

Bursting with inspiring talks, practical workshops and networking opportunities, the SEC is all about powering the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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This year’s Student Enterprise Conference will be hosted at the University of Lincoln, click here for its location on a Google Map!


The Student Enterprise Conference will take place on the 11th and 12th March 2017.


Everyone can benefit from attending this event, whether you are an educator, a student, a graduate, a hopeful or fully fledged entrepreneur – you will walk away inspired.

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Speakers Confirmed

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    May Al-Karooni

    May Al-Karooni is the founder of, a reuse platform that connects corporates to charities and SMEs within a supply chain network providing a waste and social impact audit to its members. She saw a demand for a new online circular economy within the waste management industry and launched Globechain in 2013.

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    Samantha Deakin Hill

    Samantha is one of the founding partners of Campus Capital. She has spent the last four years developing and delivering on-campus startup support for student and graduate entrepreneurs at The University of Sheffield. She has coached high-growth potential tech startups from concept through to series A investment, with a focus on lean startup, customer development and marketing.

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    Michael Howe

    Michael is one of the founding partners at Campus Capital. An experienced entrepreneur with over 15 years worth of start-up business experience, he has launched and scaled businesses across a wide range of technical sectors from eCommerce through to AI (NLP/ML).

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    Klaudia Mitura

    Klaudia Mitura is a work psychologist with extensive experience working on maximising the professional potential of young people. She is the founder of Employability Town – a training company helping young people to become super-employable by developing their soft employability and enterprise skills.

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    Kallum Russell

    Kallum is Co-Founder and Director of Acorn Enterprise – a Business Accelerator dedicated to growing Scotland’s start-up business culture. He has been working with the Scottish Enterprise Community for a number of years,  including being on the board for Young Enterprise Scotland in the Fife area.

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    Clare Harrison

    Clare Harrison, Founder of Start Me Up, which helps more young people experience life at a startup by connecting them with hard-to-find opportunities abroad.

    Clare will be running a session where you can hear from student entrepreneurs who have travelled the globe whilst gaining just the right experience to start their own businesses.

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    Harvey Morton

    Harvey is a year 13 Meadowhead Sixth Form student, who runs his own IT Support Business in his spare time. ‘Harvey Morton I.T Support’ was founded on 30th August 2013 through The BiG Challenge Enterprise Competition in Sheffield.  In 2014 he developed an App for his school, and has been going from strength to strength, recently becoming an Ambassador for Youth Employment UK to help more young people set up their own businesses.

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    Bruce Walker

    Bruce is a passionate social entrepreneur and believes in harnessing the power of entrepreneurs and organisations to create a stronger more sustainable world, where key business figures work together to affect change and ultimately make the world a better place.

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    Matthew Turner

    Matthew Turner is a Storyteller who loves to Write, Read, and Drink good Coffee. He’s written several books, including my most recent offering, The Successful Mistake which features interviews from entrepreneurs from right across the UK talking about how some of the most stressful mistakes of their career have turned into huge successes!

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    Elliot O'Connor - Code At Uni

    Code at Uni believes that every university student should have the opportunity to learn to code on their campus. That’s why they design and deliver in-person coding courses for university students across the UK who have never coded before. There’s a good chance they are at your university and if not then let them know so they can launch at your campus!

    Code at Uni will be running an intense 3 hour coding workshop on the Sunday of the conference, we will be offering sign-ups in advance for these!

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    New Entrepreneurs Foundation

    NEF will be running sessions at the conference focusing on mentoring support and advice for your startup when it is still at the idea stage.

    The New Entrepreneurs Foundation (NEF) was co-founded by Oliver Pawle, Lord Davies of Abersoch CBE, Sir Nigel Rudd DL and Dee Stirling in December 2010. The NEF was established to create a new generation of outstanding entrepreneurs who will build market-leading businesses and play a key role in driving Britain’s future prosperity.

The conference in 2016

Photos from last year


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