Who says students are lazy? The inspiring stories of the bright sparks funding uni by setting up businesses
It's six in the morning and Charleh Dickinson is awake in her shared house in Sheffield with a long to-do list.
Like most students, she has hours of lectures to attend and a dissertation to research — and that's before a three-hour waitressing shift, a gym workout and drinks for a friend's birthday.
But at the very top of the list is firing off several emails to her supplier. Because Charleh doesn't fit the modern student stereotype of all play and very little work.
She juggles her studies with running Designed2Eat, the food company she founded to make speciality cakes and snacks.
Her new... read more
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