Category Archives: Stories

How to support young composers? WAZO’s Composer Boost is the answer. 

Creative Industry Cooperative addressing social challenges in Extremadura.Wazo Coop is currently focused in the fight against youth unemployment addressing this challenge by giving professional status to young people in the creative and cultural industry sector. But what is the Composer Boost and how it will help young composersto find their way in the music sector? […]

Re-Fabricate: A Case Study

We are delighted to present an entrepreneurial case study from our colleagues at Hereford College of Art. A new, entrepreneurial project at has been piloted at Hereford College of Arts (HCA) as a second iteration of The Scholarship Project’s ‘Scholarly Spaces’initiative at the college. The ‘Re-fabricate’ projectis learning, teaching and research based, and ran from […]

MODUM- tackling the importance of fast information and guidance on the reality of the labour market

After having returned from her study period abroad with Erasmus+ Alejandra Dorado was full of energy and motivated to start something new. During her university career, Alejandra had not received specific entrepreneurial training, but together with a group of friends, she decided to participate in the competition Blue BBVA challenge. As an experiential learning workshop, […]

Architect of UPTEC among the 40 most promising architects in Europe

The work of the architect Samuel Gonçalves will be in exhibition in Athens Samuel Gonçalves, alumnus of the Faculty of Architecture of University of Porto, is one of the winners of the international competition “Europe 40 under 40”. The founding architect of the SUMMARY studio ( integrates the list of the forty most promising emerging […]

Violin created at UPTEC wins international design award

The IDEIA.M design studio was honored with an iF Design Award 2018, one of the world’s most prestigious awards in this area. The design of the AVA Royale violin has been spotlighted among 6,000 applications from 54 countries, in the Product / Leisure category. The instrument produced by IDEIA.M, a studio based at the UPTEC – […]

The need to boost entrepreneurship skills at university: an inner look

Interview with Elena Álvarez, 23 years, current student of “Universidad Complutense de Madrid” What do you study? I’m studying English Philology. How important do you consider are transversal Entrepreneurship skills? I think transversal entrepreneurship skills are extremely important. Funnily enough, you don’t realise how important they are until you find yourself in a position in […]

Check Me Out – when academic research meets arts

Today we want to present you an experiment done in Italy by Fusion Art Center from Padova. The search for a university thesis becomes the theoretical structure of a specific artistic operation that emancipates from the exhibition device becoming an expressive metaphor of the contemporary, becoming graft of new projects, accompanied in the development phases, […]

Interview with Sara Holden, Managing Artist of Sculpture by the Sea.

As part of our programme of showcasing examples of entrepreneurial students and graduates from Arts and Humanities subjects, we are please to share an interview with Sara Holden, Managing Artist of Sculpture by the Sea. What does entrepreneurship mean to you? Entrepreneurship means setting up the business of my dreams and gaining financial independence using […]

Graphic design student combines passion for martial Arts and design

Second-year graphic design student, combines passion for martial Arts and design, to launch bespoke fightwear apparel business Daniel Huxtable (20), a third dan black belt who has three world titles to his name, established Fightwear Store UK in early 2016, alongside his design studies at University of Wales Trinity St David and his role as […]