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Former PJEA Star Crowned Oldham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year

A former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy student has been crowned Oldham’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016.

Daniel Arundel won the award on the back of his successful bakery business, which he set up whilst studying at the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy.

PJEA students called to the Big Apple to tackle global issues with UN

PJEA students called to the Big Apple to tackle global issues with UN

Two Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students have been chosen to attend a United Nations’ (UN) sustainable development project in New York. 

The initiative has been organised by World Merit, a global organisation on a mission to tackle climate change, poverty and inequality.

Former-PJEA student Kyle Raffo launches second venture, The Fitness Junction

A former Peter Jones Enterprise Academy has launched his second venture, spotting a gap in the market for high quality gyms that help their members maintain a sustainable, interesting exercise regime.

Kyle Raffo caught our attention six years ago, when he initially began his entrepreneurial journey and soon launched his first business, Expand Digital. The company recently celebrated serving its 10,000th customer and expects to turnover £1million in the next year.

National Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 finalists announced!

We are thrilled to announce that we have chosen the six finalists to compete for this year’s National Entrepreneur of the Year title.

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy students selected to pitch to Peter Jones CBE and an esteemed panel of fellow judges, in a Dragons’ Den-style day on June 15th – and stand a chance of winning £5,000 investment into their business – are (in alphabetical order):

Huddersfield PJEA students make BBC1 consumer testing a piece of cake

Staff and students from the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy at Huddersfield’s Kirklees College recently stepped up to the plate to help BBC1’s ‘Rip off Britain’ judge cake as part of a consumer testing panel. 

The programme investigated how spreads containing different amounts of butter and oil compare in terms of taste and real value amongst consumers.

In scenes reminiscent of ‘The Great British Bake Off’, the lucky PJEA students sampled five varieties of Victoria sponge cake, each made using different fat combinations.

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