Pick Protection Wins Entrepreneurship Award

July 14, 2015 − by Cathy Quail − in Business News, Featured − Comments Off

Student entrepreneurs from across the UK were today recognised and rewarded at the fifth annual Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards ceremony at Santander UK’s headquarters in London.

The Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards support and encourage university students to pursue their business ideas by awarding the best with cash prizes. Research conducted by Santander Universities UK(1) revealed that almost a quarter (24 per cent) of university students run their own business or plan to start a business while at university

Santander Universities also announced 2,000 mobility awards to allow both international and UK students to continue their studies and research abroad; 2,000 internships as part of its SME Internship Programme, and 500 SME work placements for undergraduates, to help students enter the job market and give SMEs access to young talent; and a new Digital Fund to provide £5,000 to each of its 78 university partners for digital activities aimed at the development of research or education.

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