Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – June to July 2017

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

Images from Charlie Iceton's placement year at the University of Portsmouth

As I reflect on my placement year working with the Enterprise and Innovation team, I feel a certain level of smugness from what I have managed to achieve in the past ten months. The skills and knowledge I have acquired from this experience are invaluable for my future in the creative industry. Exposure to software packages such as Adobe Creative … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – March to May 2017

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

Innovolvement Fashion Hack Revolution, Charlie Iceton and Jaelithe Swan working on a garment

In the time since my last update, Innovolvement has hosted three more sessions: Urban Ecosystems, Team Go and Fashion Hack Revolution. Urban Ecosystems was a great success pulling in a huge crowd of students, academics and external guests. We had five guest speakers – including students, doctors and outside companies. It followed a similar format as Operation: Food Waste and … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – November 2016 to February 2017

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

It has been a busy couple of months with projects fully in flow. In the time since my last update, the first Innovolvement session of this academic year, Operation: Food Waste, has happened! It was a massive success pulling a crowd of students, academics and external guests. We had two guest speakers; Gemma Morrison, Community Champion at Fratton Park Tesco … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador – September to November 2016

Charlie IcetonStudent Placement

Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries Placement Students, University of Portsmouth

Hello! My name is Charlie Iceton and I am the newest member of the Enterprise and Innovation (E&I) team within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries (CCi). Led by Professor Joan Farrer, Associate Dean E&I and Professor of Design and Innovation, E&I is concerned with the facilitation of innovative thinking and initiating research knowledge both in theoretical and applied … Read More

Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador’s reflection on February to May

Joshua HerbertStudent Placement

Innovolvement, Enterprise and Innovation Ambassadors, Joshua Herbert and Georgia Tolley

The academic year is over and our time as Enterprise & Innovation Ambassadors is coming to an end. In the months since our last update, we have held four Innovolvement sessions! These included: Fashion Hack Idea Generation, Fashion Hack, Creative Entrepreneurship and our End of Year Celebration. All of these sessions were really interactive and well attended and we would … Read More

E&I Ambassador Beginnings to 2016

Georgia TolleyStudent Placement

Innovolvement Citizenship, Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador, Georgia Tolley

It has been a busy few weeks back after the festive period and as the days are slowly but surely getting longer, I am gradually getting back into my routine, the Gym, however, can wait for now. Innovolvement has kicked off to a flying start this year with lots of new faces joining and we were even lucky enough to … Read More

Hello! An introduction – Part 2

Georgia TolleyStudent Placement

Hello! An introduction – Part 2, Georgia Tolley, Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador

Hello! My name is Georgia Tolley and I am the other half of the new Enterprise and Innovation team within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. Over the last eight weeks, I have been making the transition from a BSc (Hons) Television and Broadcasting student into an Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador. Wow, hasn’t it just flown by? So far I … Read More

Hello! An introduction – Part 1

Joshua HerbertStudent Placement

Hello! An introduction – Part 1, Joshua Herbert, Enterprise and Innovation Ambassador

Hello! My name is Josh Herbert and I am one-half of the new Enterprise and Innovation team within the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. Led by Professor Joan Farrer, Associate Dean, E+I is concerned with the facilitation of innovative thinking and initiating research knowledge both in theoretical and applied fields. In this series of blog posts I, along with my colleague Georgia … Read More