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Blog author: Matthew Rusk

Matthew Rusk is this academic year’s Student Entrepreneur in Residence at Exeter University working with students who have business ideas. He started a business while studying history at Exeter (2009 – 2012) and now advises students on entrepreneurship.

Music Teacher - Progress Update

03 Aug 2017

Six months on from launching the national database of music teachers, known as MusicTeacher.co.uk, I thought I would be a good time to give a progress update on the development of the platform, both...

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Music Teachers

05 Apr 2017

Over the time that I have ran MGR Music Tuition Ltd, since launching it during my first year studying at the University of Exeter in 2009, I have always been limited to generating enquiries for...

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Home Gyms

26 Oct 2016

Working as the Student Entrepreneur in Residence I met many entrepreneurial students studying at the university, though I knew that these students were only the tip of the iceberg in the numbers...

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Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

17 Apr 2016

On the 8th April I was invited to attend the Express & Echo 2016 Business Awards, held at Sandy Park in Exeter. With the encouragement of Joe Pearce I had entered an application for MGR Music...

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Entrepreneur of the Year 2016

17 Apr 2016

On the 8th April I was invited to attend the Express & Echo 2016 Business Awards, held at Sandy Park in Exeter. With the encouragement of Joe Pearce I had entered an application for MGR Music...

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National Business Awards & Wedding Band

28 Mar 2016

There has been a lot happening since my last post in August 2015! Firstly, I was very privileged to be able to join the University of Exeter at the National Business Awards in November, where the...

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National Business Awards

06 Aug 2015

This morning I heard from the Innovation Centre that the University of Exeter has been shortlisted for the Duke of York Award for University Entrepreneurship. This is a great achievement for all...

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Final Call: Exeter Start Up Weekend

12 Jul 2015

Just a quick reminder about the Exeter Start Up Weekend to be held between the 17th – 19th June at the University of Exeter. It is the first time that university will be hosting the event, billed...

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How to Make Money From Websites

27 Jun 2015

It is a question that I often get ask, indeed, one that I often pose to myself. “How can you make money from websites?” Or the rather more general “How do I make money on the internet?” In todays...

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On The Edge: The Hour Record

18 Jun 2015

On the 7th June 2015 Sir Bradley Wiggins did something that anyone who has the ability to ride a bike can – he hopped on his bike and cycled for an hour recording how far he had travelled. The...

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