Shi ShiBSc (Hons) International Tourism and Hospitality Management, 2014; MSc Tourism and Hospitality, 2015 DogandScone.com
International graduate Shi Shi opened Newcastle's first dog café, Dog and Scone, in June 2017 after graduating from his Masters in Tourism and Hospitality.
Lynsey WaltonMSc Human Resource Management graduate, 2013 Walton-HR.co.uk & JustKillinTime.org
Graduate Lynsey Walton worked as a HR Business Partner for several corporate organisations before deciding to set up her own business. Since joining the Enterprise Place she has grown her business and recently launched a second venture, JustKillinTime.org.
Mark Stuart-BellMA Journalism, 2013 SecondDraft.co.uk
Mark Stuart-Bell studied MA Journalism at the University of Sunderland in 2013 and after getting experience working in the video production industry, went on to co-found Second Draft Ltd.
Fern SnailhamBA (Hons) Business and Management, 2017 UneekStaffing.co.uk
2017 graduate Fern Snailham wasted no time in setting off on her dream career path, launching her own business, Uneek Staffing, just weeks after graduating.
Lois FowlerBA (Hons) Business and Marketing Management LWF Makeup Headquarters
Business and Marketing Management student, Lois Fowler, has launched her Sunderland-based make-up studio whilst completing the final year of her degree with the support of the Enterprise Place.
Ayako TaniPhD Glass Art Ayakotani.co.uk
Enterprise Place Alumni, Dr Ayako Tani, set up her freelance artist career in 2015 after completing her PhD at the University of Sunderland. With support of the Enterprise Place Ayako has continued to grow her artist practice in Sunderland.
Helmut OkikeBusiness and Management BA (Hons) Fammily.co.uk
Business Management Graduate Helmut Okike created Fammily - an online platform that can track household spend, provides a budgeting tool and can find money-saving deals, but also take contributions from friends and family who wish to help out financially.