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Anglia Ruskin
Enterprise Academy

Anglia Ruskin Enterprise Academy (AREA) is a central ‘hub’ based in the Lord Ashcroft International Business School, that develops, coordinates and consolidates all enterprise and entrepreneurship extra-curricular activities across the whole of Anglia Ruskin.

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Design, make, sell

Social Storm

  • Cambridge StartupLab

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    Cambridge StartupLab

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    Develop your early-stage business ideas in a supportive environment among like-minded peers. Find us in room COS115 in Cambridge.

  • Chelmsford StartupLab

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    Chelmsford StartupLab

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    Got a brilliant business idea? Develop it in a professional workspace with mentoring support. Find us in The MedBIC in Chelmsford.

  • Design, make, sell

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    Design, make, sell

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    Use your energy, drive and enthusiasm to design a product with a festive theme, make it, and sell it at this year's Christmas markets. Join one of our teams.

  • Social Storm

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    Social Storm

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    Have you got the entrepreneurial skills to solve real-life social problems? Test your skills and stamina with our 24-hour Social Storm challenge. Sign up today.

  • Be Your Own Boss

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    Be Your Own Boss

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    Take your bright idea from concept to reality. Our seminars cover everything from building a great business to pitching your ideas. Book your place today.

  • The Big Pitch

    Entrepreneurship at Anglia Ruskin University

    The Big Pitch

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    Got a bright idea? Take part in The Big Pitch, our annual competition for ARU students, for the chance to win investment of up to £10,000.

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