Students from the Postgraduate Entrepreneurial Mindset and Opportunities Creation module raised £7,100 for a variety of charities as part of a business challenge in their module.
Earlier this month, students formed groups and held an array of events to raise funds for their chosen charities that they were passionate about. The project was held in the Postgraduate Entrepreneurial Mindset and Opportunities Creation module, as part of the Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Enterprise Development MSc course.
The Imagination Station group fundraised Cystic Fibrosis, Impulsum for Chrstina Noble Children’s Foundation, Belpro for Prostate Cymru, Veyem Inc. for Save the Children UK, Unicity for Samaritan’s purse, Mind Benders for Cancer Research UK, Trendsetters for The Childhood Trust, Interstate Solutions for Wateraid, Evision and Co. for The Shots Foundation and IOC for UCLH.
Following a pitch during their module class, it was announced that collectively the students raised £7,100. The winning Group was Veyem Inc. for Save The Children, who raised £2,014. In second place was Interstate Solutions for Wateraid, who raised £1,537.57.
Talking about the project, module leader Dr Spinder Dhaliwal said: “The students worked incredibly hard, they showed resilience and personal growth and work very professionally with their chosen charity.”