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Manchester Enterprise Centre gives enterprising students access to:
• Enterprise competitions
• Informative enterprise events
• Social enterprise information
• Student enterprise societies

As part of their Venture Further student enterprise ideas competition, Manchester Enterprise Centre will be running Venture Further Social. This competition aims to discover businesses that improve the lives of people and communities. There are 2 prizes available of £10,000, and £2,500 to go towards developing your business.