Entrepreneurial University of the Year Awards

Introduction

As part of the British Council’s Creative Spark programme, we are now offering an Award for Entrepreneurial University of the year. The Award will be presented to a Uzbekistan higher education institution which has taken part in the Creative Spark programme and which has made the most significant progress in developing their creative enterprise curriculum.

Events to help you prepare for applying for the Awards

Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards
Webinar. Award Themes: Supporting student, graduate or staff enterprise start-ups

DATE: 19/03/2021
TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm (UK time) 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)
LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan HEI leadership team
DESCRIPTION: As a part of our series of Entrepreneurial University award thematic webinars from the UK: we will have experts who have successfully implemented entrepreneurship hubs and built thriving student activity.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The workshop will help delegates to understand techniques and practice to apply for entrepreneurial university awards in the category of “Supporting student, graduate or staff enterprise start-ups”.

SPEAKERS: ChangeSchool panel chair with UK University invited expert panellists. Follow the link to Change School

Join the session


Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards
Panel Webinar on Award Themes: Developing green university and community impact programmes

DATE: 23/03/2021
TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm (UK time), 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)
LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan HEI leadership team
DESCRIPTION: 
As a part of our series of Entrepreneurial University award thematic webinars from the UK: we will have experts who have successfully identified and implemented university-driven projects to drive towards a zero-carbon economy or develop community impact.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The workshop will help delegates to understand techniques and practice to apply for entrepreneurial university awards in the category of “Developing green university and community impact programmes”.

SPEAKERS:  ChangeSchool panel chair with UK University invited expert panellists.

OUTCOMES: Understand how to identify and create opportunities to implement identified and implemented university-driven projects to drive towards a zero-carbon economy or develop community impact.

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Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards

Panel webinar on award themes: Building thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems

DATE: 25/03/2021

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm (UK time), 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)

LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan HEI leadership team

DESCRIPTION: As a part of our series of Entrepreneurial University award thematic webinars from the UK, we will have experts who will share insights on how to increase the employability of students by creating deep and broad networks by engaging business, industry and wider stakeholders.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The workshop will help delegates to understand techniques and practice to apply for entrepreneurial university awards in the category of “Building thriving entrepreneurial ecosystems”.

SPEAKERS: 

ChangeSchool panel chair with UK University invited expert panellists:

Dr Jeff Skinner, Entrepreneurship Faculty and Executive Director Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, London Business School

Andy Mew, Head of Start-Up Support, Essex University

Carolyn Keenan, BSEEN Programme Manager, Aston University

OUTCOMES: Understand how to create a diverse and useful entrepreneurial ecosystem by engaging partners in industry and government, leading to internships, consultancy, sponsorships, joint projects, industry feedback into the curriculum, student employment, and executive programmes from universities.

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Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards

Panel webinar on award themes: Enterprise in the curriculum

DATE: 30/03/2021

TIME: 11:00am-12:00pm (UK time), 15:00-16:00 (Uzbekistan time)

LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan HEI leadership team

DESCRIPTION: 

As a part of our series of Entrepreneurial University award thematic webinars from the UK, we will have faculty members who will share insights on they have developed and delivered innovative ways of teaching that promotes, for example, enterprise behaviours of collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, etc.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The workshop will help delegates to understand techniques and practice to apply for entrepreneurial university awards in in the category of “Developing enterprise in the curriculum”.

SPEAKERS: ChangeSchool panel chair with UK University invited expert panellists:

Adrian Rivers, Team Entrepreneurship Programme Lead, University of West of England, Bristol

Mhairi Threlfall, Sr Enterprise Consultant, University of West of England, Bristol

Dr Sara Jones, Course Director for the interdisciplinary Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership, Business School (formerly CASS), City, University of London

Alessio Corso, Head of Division: Mechanical Engineering and Design School of Engineering, London South Bank University

Jane Rexworthy, International Director, People1st International

Suzanne Dixon, Director of Careers and Enterprise, University of East London

OUTCOMES: Understand how to modernise your curriculum for 21st-century job skills, adopt modern teaching practices and make an impact on student employability outcomes.


Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards

Drop in session: 1st Drop in session

DATE: 22/04/2021

TIME: 12:00pm-01:00pm (UK time) 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)

LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan HEI leadership team

DESCRIPTION: 

Entrepreneurial University Award application Drop in sessions -1. This session is for the team members for the award applications who want to discuss ideas, challenges and creative approaches with the UK experts

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The session is optional and is provided as a support session for Uzbek institutions who seek further guidance and support

SPEAKERS: Awards support team

OUTCOMES: Develop your award submission strategies

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Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards

Drop in session: 1st Drop in session

DATE: 06/05/2021

TIME: 12:00pm-01:00pm (UK time); 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)

LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan

DESCRIPTION: 

Entrepreneurial University Award application Drop in sessions -1. This session is for the team members for the award applications who want to discuss ideas, challenges and creative approaches with the UK experts

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The session is optional and is provided as a support session for Uzbek institutions who seek further guidance and support

SPEAKERS: Awards support team

OUTCOMES: Institutions receive group mentoring and clarification support

Join the session


Uzbekistan – Entrepreneurial University Awards

Drop in session: 1st Drop in session

DATE: 27/05/2021

TIME: 12:00pm-01:00pm (UK time); 16:00-17:00 (Uzbekistan time)

LOCATION: Online

WHO IS IT FOR: Uzbekistan Programme Coordinators, Enterprise Champions, Uzbekistan faculty, Uzbekistan

DESCRIPTION: 

Entrepreneurial University Award application Drop in sessions -1. This session is for the team members for the award applications who want to discuss ideas, challenges and creative approaches with the UK experts

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND (Uzbekistan HEI delegates): The session is optional and is provided as a support session for Uzbek institutions who seek further guidance and support

SPEAKERS: Awards support team

OUTCOMES: Institutions receive group mentoring and clarification support

Join the session

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