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Questioneer offers first glimpse at new revision tool with prize draw

Future Worlds startup Questioneer has launched a pre-beta trial of its maths revision tool and is offering Amazon gift vouchers in a prize draw for feedback on the service. The revision platform, which has been created by Computer Science students Kajetan Champlewski and Dan Trickey, can generate an infinite number...

New Future Worlds Accelerator Space to open on Highfield Campus

Future Worlds is excited to announce plans for its new Accelerator Space coming to the Highfield Campus this September. The vibrant space will play a vital role in growing the entrepreneurial culture at the University of Southampton in the new academic year. The physical hub will host up to 15...

Social enterprise fundraises for solar fishing lamps project

A social enterprise founded in the Future Worlds network has launched a crowdfunding campaign to produce its first batch of solar lamps for remote night fishing communities. Sagar Energy Solutions, co-founded by former student entrepreneur Andreas Ostrovsky-Pereira, has created the Sabi Lamp to replace traditional kerosene lanterns in East Africa...

How to start an international business from your bedroom – Jan Ward

Jan Ward has been celebrated as a female entrepreneur throughout her career, she was named the ‘UK’s most inspirational female entrepreneur‘ and won the coveted NatWest Everywoman Award. Jan’s business career had a humble start, having left school at 15 with no qualifications, however her passion for engineering started when...

‘Environment of opportunity’ – my year in the Future Worlds network

My 12 months in the Future Worlds network has inspired, and then reinforced, what it means to grab every opportunity at the first instance. It has been truly remarkable to see how this journey has unfolded, with all its stories that have marked it as unique and exciting. In front...

Kolmio – safeguarding students and transforming teaching

The well-being of students is of critical importance to universities and a poor record of attendance can be a key indicator of a dangerous downward spiral. Measured attendance is already a legal requirement for non-EU students and professional courses, however traditional methods of confirming students’ presence at lectures are often...

Questioneer: the complete maths revision solution

Millions of students trawl through past papers every year as they revise for their exams. Without costly interventions like personal tutors, this process offers precious little feedback and is limited to one or two available papers when a syllabus has recently been changed. Student entrepreneurs Kajetan Champlewski and Dan Trickey...