Hi there!

We hope you're well, and are looking forward to Halloween!

We've had an eventful couple of weeks at BRT, and have loads of news and opportunities for you to find out about. There's a quick snapshot below, but keep reading to find out more.


  • BRT Beers #5 - Our monthly social is taking place this Friday 25 October at the Golf Tavern, from 5pm onwards. All are welcome! Tickets here.


From your friends at BRT - Nick, Wendy, Pete, Vic, Cilla & Vlad 😊

Taking place at the Corn Exchange on Wednesday, 23 October, the festival also showcases employment opportunities for our graduates, and valuable experiences for current students such as postgraduate study, work placements, international exchange programmes, volunteering, and of course, our very own BRT Freelance Workshop ( book here ).
 
A host of other services will be on offer, including:

  • CV checks
  • Top tips from employers and careers specialists
  • Free professional LinkedIn head-shot photographs
  • Insights into starting your own business


Join us on Wednesday, 23 October, Corn Exchange.

Tickets here.

Join us for our monthly social and get to meet members of BRT's community in an informal setting. All are welcome.

Friday, 25 October, Golf Tavern, 5pm.

Tickets available here.

Our first Freelance Academy finished on Friday, 11 October. Find out what was involved, and keep your eyes peeled for the next Freelance Academy programme we'll be running early next year.
Opportunities

Better Internet Search Ltd, in collaboration with Edinburgh Napier University, are developing an alternative internet search engine. The very first version is now operational and they are inviting just 20 users to be the very first to try it out.

Refine and shape your idea for positive social change and turn it into a thriving reality. Apply now for #GoodIdeas!

Fresh Ideas is Scotland's longest running national student enterprise competition for ideas at an early stage and is designed exclusively for students and graduates (up to two years) of all subjects! Submit your ideas every month and win amazing prizes.
BRT Community Updates

We are so excited for BRT Community members Eathan Currie and Alex Porter-Smith who have taken away the top prize at this year's Creative Edinburgh Awards! Alex and Eathan founded High Tide Media in 2017 whilst they were students at Edinburgh Napier University.

A huge congratulations to Edinburgh Napier graduate, Zakia Moulaoui, of social enterprise, Invisible Cities, who took home the Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Barclays Entrepreneur Awards 2019.
Resources
Nick Fannin, Head of BRT, delivered a session on Project Management as part of our Freelance Academy. Have a look at this video for a great visualisation of some projects!


More on Project Management here.
Have a look at this interesting take on Entrepreneurship. If you need any guidance for your business, you can always book an appointment with us!



Head over to myFuture here.
If you're keen to access even more resources, check out our website here .
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