Bright Futures!

Bright Futures! is a day-long bootcamp designed to help you develop your enterprising skills. It features guest entrepreneurs, inspiring speakers, games and simulations, and offers a unique opportunity to network with a diverse range of students from different courses and backgrounds.

When: Wednesday 31st May 2017
Where: PRJG2012

Can I take part?

Yes! KU students from any course, background and level can attend. While some students come with considerable work experience, others have none at all. The programme is designed to bring together diverse skills and experiences for everyone’s benefit.

Why should I take part?

  • If you are applying to Bright Ideas, then you will most certainly gain from the Bright Futures experience – build your idea, get feedback, find support.
  • To start communicating more effectively
  • To build your networking skills to help you find jobs and support for your ideas
  • To meet like-minded students and entrepreneurs to inspire you
  • To add more to your CV and build your career
  • To have fun while developing your employability skills and developing your enterprising spirit

Guest Speakers:

Kelly Angood

Kelly is passionate about ideas, getting them into the world and helping others do the same.With a background in design, marketing and strategy Kelly loves to get ideas, products and projects out of people’s heads and into the real world.

As an expert in rewards based crowdfunding, she’s raised £80k for her own projects on Kickstarter, and $5m for UK and EU based campaigns in her previous role as design, technology and hardware manager for Indiegogo.

As founder of The Pop-Up Pinhole Co. she has helped reconnect thousands of people with the physical experience of photography and sold her products globally.

She also knows a thing or two about building and activating communities. In 2016 she developed and ran a pop-up tiki bar in the heart of Dalston and also runs the popular Instagram account @fruit_stickers where over 18k people check in to see its daily updates.

Bringing these experiences together, she regularly lectures on entrepreneurship in design at Colleges and Universities across the UK, and acts as a consultant to help first-time founders to get their ideas off the ground.

Students from any course, background and level can attend.

Did we mention that there will also be wine and pizza?


Grab your tickets here

Our upcoming Bright Future events are as follows:

Wednesday 15th February 2017





I have questions. Can I talk to anyone?

Of course. Please get in touch with Dwain Reid (, our Entrepreneurship Project Officer at Kingston University.

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