LSBU shortlisted for University Entrepreneurial Award
27 July 2016
Bank University (LSBU) has been shortlisted for the Duke of York Award for
University Entrepreneurship in the 2016 Lloyds Bank
National Business Awards. The Award recognises the work of universities
to encourage and support entrepreneurial opportunities for students and alumni.
The Award criteria reviews the level and quality of
entrepreneurship activity and teaching provided through curricular,
cross-campus and extra-curricular support. It also looks at small business
internships and the level of start-up support provided to students and alumni.
In the 2015-16 academic year, LSBU engaged over 5,000 students and
graduates in enterprise-related activities,
including support for starting and growing their own business.
brilliant that LSBU has been recognised for the entrepreneurial support that we
provide students and graduates. We strive to provide a wide range of exciting
workshops and start-up programmes for our students and graduates. This nomination is further testament to
the drive our students and graduates have to achieve their entrepreneurial
Now in its 15th year, the National Business Awards
is the flagship awards programme for recognising and rewarding excellence in
business, public, private or the third sector. The award ceremony will take
place on 15 November 2016 at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane.
"We’re delighted to be one of the National
Business Awards finalists. One of our key ambitions as a university
is to support all of our students and alumni to achieve their entrepreneurial
potential as business owners and as entrepreneurial employees. The nomination
reflects our collaborative approach to delivering enterprise support,
harnessing expertise from across LSBU’s Schools and professional services, and
working in partnership with our enterprise societies and SME partners."