Entries by Augusta Moses

What’s New This November?

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“Delivering an effective presentation is an art that needs to be perfected” Dale Carnegie Presentation skills are an essential part of business communication and this month our SPARK community have been busy delivering presentations to different audiences across the West Midlands. The presentations ranged from teaching on finance management processes, to training primary school teachers […]

WEST MIDLANDS CREATIVE INDUSTRY GETS £2.1M BOOST!

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  Cillian Murphy, Helen McCrory, Paul Anderson and Sophie Rundle are among the stars arriving in Birmingham today for the Premier of Peaky Blinders, which was produced in the West Midlands. The event will give another boost to the West Midlands film industry, following last month’s launch event for a £2.1m Production Fund and new Screen […]

Wolverhampton Art Students wow at Gallery

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The University of Wolverhampton School of Art Master’s graduates recently showcased their work at the Wolverhampton Art gallery. The exhibition was impressive and dynamic demonstrating a breadth of talent from multi-disciplines, from Fine Art to Virtual Reality. SPARK team went along to engage with future creative and tech entrepreneurs. Tavis Booth, a visual communication graduate has […]

Coding activity day set to inspire students in Wolverhampton.

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  The event is being held by the National Careers Service Inspiration Agenda, an initiative that helps broker relationships between schools, colleges and employers to help bring the world of work alive for young people. All workshops are designed by the School of Coding, a local company that works together with schools and universities across […]

What’s New This October?

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No Ordinary October! This season, SPARK entrepreneurs beguile us with some wickedly tantalising tricks and treats. TRICKS – Gaming and Coding fun ATMOS VR director Kevin Blair, launches Dark Realities. Dark Realities present interactive multiplayer challenges based in virtual reality but played out in real life. Each experience uses the very latest in VR technology, allowing participants […]

The ‘start-up’ Formula for Success

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The Malaysian Grand Prix is the 15th race on the Formula One calendar this year, and the sport’s biggest name Lewis Hamilton has kept his spot as the championship lead and remains on track for a world title win this year. Hamilton’s career has so far been mentored by his father, Anthony Hamilton, former boss […]

What’s New This September?

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SPARK celebrates with Dr Gary Lavan, director of new start-up company ‘Your Psychology Ltd’ as he launches his new book, ‘Managing Challenging Behaviour in the Classroom’. Dr Lavan is a Chartered Educational Psychologist, who in his new book, provides a framework for teachers and SENCO’s working with children with challenging behaviours. The book offers a […]

The pursuit of start-ups: Entrepreneurship is the key to happiness

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The Danish tops the chart once again for being the third happiest nation in the world. Author Meik Wiking, founder and CEO of the Happiness Research Institute in Copenhagen reveals that one of the keys to happiness is to be your own boss. In his new book ‘The little book of Lykke’ Wiking confirms the […]

SPARK features in Wolverhampton West

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CATAPULT YOUR START-UP TO THE STARS SPARK has been featured in Wolverhampton West Magazine, see excerpts from the article below. “Are you on the brink of launching a great business idea? Or do you have a business plan and getting up and running is becoming hard? Whether it’s the initial capital investment to build your […]