Photo of WES officials in front of the Lee Library at Wolfson

WES at a Glance

Photo of WES officials in front of the Lee Library at Wolfson

About

The Wolfson Entrepreneur Society (WES) is a Wolfson College Students’ Association (WCSA) affiliated Society open to students, alumni and non-Wolfson members. We bring like minds together to develop strategies, source resources and work together to build start-ups or prepare/help you with your entrepreneurial journey through lecture series, workshops, panels, debates and hands-on practical projects submitted by our membership as well as provide a platform for investors and potential founders to build businesses.

Aims and Objectives of WES

As a result-oriented society WES is set up with the succinct aims and objectives as outlined below;

  • To create a platform for students with entrepreneurial interest/idea to come together and develop their ideas while supporting each other

  • To build an ecosystem that maximises networking of entrepreneurs at Wolfson College with those within the Cambridge cluster and beyond.

  • To run such activities including lecture series, talks, exhibitions, idea hubs etc that help individuals and teams build on their ideas from scratch to finish.

  • Link up with early-career students of Wolfson who have entrepreneurial ideas and want to find students with skill sets to come on board.

  • To provide resources for students to continue to pursue their ideas beyond the society. 

 

 

What's on

Professor Helle Porsdam

Humanities Society: Science as a Cultural Human Right

24/05/2022 at 17.45

Join Professor Helle Porsdam for an evening talk which focuses on the right to science – a little known but potentially powerful human right.

Ellie Bladon, PhD student in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge

Science Society: Parental care: an evolutionary case of “use it or lose it”

27/05/2022 at 17.45

Phenotypic plasticity enables animals to flexibly adjust their behaviour to their social environment – sometimes through the expression of adaptive traits that have not been exhibited for several generations. The ability to revive these ‘ghosts of adaptations past’ could prove beneficial for populations living in a changing world.

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Working on Your Dissertation

28/05/2022 at 10.00

This workshop will cover several aspects of formatting and proofreading a dissertation.

Kill or Cure poster

Art exhibition: 'Kill or Cure'

28/05/2022 at 10.00

Lethal or life-giving? Wolfson's exciting contemporary art exhibition explores the potential of animals, plants, and substances from the natural world to ‘Kill’ and/or ‘Cure’ (open to the public Saturday and Sundays, 10am - 5pm).

Daniel Phillips playing violin and Victor Wang playing Piano

Music Society Lunchtime Concert: Daniel Phillips & Victor Wang

28/05/2022 at 13.30

Join us live in the Lee Hall for an hour-long lunchtime concert of violin and piano, performed by Daniel Phillips and Victor Wang.

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