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Entrepreneurs Club: In conversation with the Octopus Of Enterprise and Working On It

Want to put your best foot forward when it comes to starting a business or applying for your first graduate role?

live podcasting event with ntu employability and enterprise
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Would you like to know where to start after university? 

Working On It and The Octopus Of Enterprise are joining forces to bring you a live podcasting event discussing all the things you need to know before either working on your enterprise or entering the world of work.

  • From: Monday 23 January 2023, 5 pm
  • To: Monday 23 January 2023, 7 pm
  • Location: Dryden Enterprise Centre, Dryden Street, Nottingham, NG1 4FQ
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking deadline: Saturday 21 January 2023, 3.00 pm
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About the event

Join Diana Pasek-Atkinson, as she hosts a live WOIxTOOE podcast episode as part of one of NTU Enterprise’s Entrepreneur Clubs; asking our guests their take on topics such as, networking, the importance of failing, as well as the necessary skill sets and steps you need to succeed in your enterprising or employment journey. So, what are you waiting for? Sign up now and hear all about how to start your career and or entrepreneur journey!

About our guests:

Meredith Adams is a final-year student at NTU who set up her own sustainable fashion business with support from NTU Enterprise. Meredith creates and sells handmade fashionable clothing parts aiming to slow down fast fashion. She will share her experience with running a business as a student and will discuss how you can follow her path.

Debbie Simon is not only the Managing Director at Academy Day Nursery, but CEO of the Simonsays Franchise, as well as an author of the book ‘The Bigger Picture’ and Associate Lecturer at The Nottingham Business School. With experience in strategy and planning, Debbie will be able to help you when it comes to making the all-important start in your career and or business journey.

Stephan Hayward is the Managing Director of Framework Design, a branding and web design agency based in Nottingham. Having previously worked for a selection of large reputable brands at both a regional and international level, gaining insight into the world of digital marketing, brand and tech, Stephan will be able to discuss not only his career journey so far, but share his experience of starting-up a creative business.

Come to our next Entrepreneurs Club to hear their stories and ask questions!

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5 pm - 6 pm: Live Podcast

6 pm - 6:15 pm: Break

6:15 pm - 7 pm - Q&A, refreshments and networking

Location details


Dryden Enterprise Centre
Dryden Street


There is no onsite parking at the Dryden Enterprise Centre, and we encourage, wherever possible, that people access the building by walking, cycling, or using public transport.

The DEC is within Nottingham Trent University’s city campus.

If you have never been to the Dryden Enterprise Centre check our short TikTok video on how to get to us from the City Campus.

We’re adjacent to the Dryden Centre and opposite the Bonington Gallery. Our location is highlighted by the NTU Enterprise pin. Map courtesy of Google.

If you’re using SatNav or Google Maps use the postcode NG1 4FQ to help find us.

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