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Funded desk space for up to 6 months with YMLAEN!

31 January 2020
Ymlaen free desk space

Looking for an opportunity to develop your freelance career or start your own business?

Cardiff University Enterprise and Start-up are offering a desk space and mentoring for students or graduates in one of three exciting co-working spaces. You will also receive structured support from a Business Mentor and a financial stipend, either to invest in the venture or to help cover personal costs.  

YMLAEN (pronounced um-line) is Welsh for ONWARDS. YMLAEN placements will be structured with goals and milestones agreed with our Business Mentor. Because of this, students will be eligible to undertake YMALEN in two ways:

  1. Students or graduates participating in the Enterprise & Start-up Team’s Start-up Support Package

The experience will be structured around their progress through the package.

2. Students who are undertaking a modular placement: 

The experience will be structured against the module requirements and learning. 

Applications are open now. To apply fill in the attached form telling us how you would maximise this opportunity in 500 words and send it, along with your CV, to by midnight on Friday 28th February 2020. Interviews will be heldon Wednesday 11th March. 

If you have any questions about the programme, feel free to contact the enterprise team on  

  • Find out more about Tramshed Studios here.  
  • Find out more about Welsh ICE here.  
  • Find out more about Rabble Studio here
  • Join the Creative Cardiff community here

YMLAEN was originated as a partnership between the Enterprise and Start up Team, Creative Cardiff and Rabble Studios. 

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