What We Are About

Propeller helps you develop the skills and knowledge needed to be more enterprising and start your own business through interactive workshops, events and activities.

We are dedicated to preparing UCLan students, graduates and staff to excel in the gig economy, developing the skills needed to make the most of any future.

We offer a complete enterprise support programme providing skills, training, mentoring, workspace and networking to the students, graduates and staff of UCLan.

343 students, staff and graduates supported in 2018-19

119 Student or graduate businesses supported 2018-19.

Over 2,000 hours of mentor support delivered last year.

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Drop in Session

November 18 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

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Got a question about business, start-ups, self-employment or even a bit of coursework you think we can help with?   Sometimes a full hour with a mentor seems a bit extreme, but we’re still happy […]

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The Inspiring Entrepreneur

November 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Russell Hogarth is an Honorary Fellow and the Entrepreneur in Residence for UCLan. He is also Community Engagement Ambassador and Co-Founder & Chair of the Creative Communities Group (CCG). His area of special interest is […]

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Propeller Networking – Working in the Creative Industries

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Are you thinking about succeeding in business in the creative industries? Then this workshop and networking event is for you! Setting up a business in a competitive marketplace is a challenge at the best of […]

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An Introduction to Facebook Ads

November 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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Nikki Hesford – Hesford Media   Hesford Media are a forward-thinking Media agency in Blackpool, handling all areas of social media and digital PR and marketing, but specialising in Facebook paid advertising. Founded by Award-winning […]

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