Our Alumni

So what do our student entrepreneurs get up to when they're not dissecting the brain, translating international law, or penning their first novel? A lot, apparently!

rom breweries to bridalwear, graphic design to 3D-printing, click through below to discover a featured selection of our members' businesses. 

 
 

 
 

Filamentive

Ravi Toor

Ravi Toor graduated last year from the University of Leeds, studying BA Environment and Business. He is founder of 3D printing retailer, 3DPrintmegastore.com and current Director of 3D printing materials brand, Filamentive. 

Recently, his company was shortlisted for the "3D Printing Material Company of the Year” at the 3D Printing Industry awards – to be held in May 2018.

 
 

 
 

AVANTEA

Georgina Faith

Winner of pitching competitions and Enterprise Scholarship alike, Georgina Faith consistently wows with her high quality, ethically-sourced and hand-selected tea. Taking as much care and attention to her product as to her packaging, AVANTEA also offers 100% recyclable, reusable or biodegradable packaging.

Since graduating, Georgina has won 1st place in the York St. John Regional Business Pitching Award as well as nominated for the Sir Peter Thompson Award!

 
 

 
 

Seabrook Media

Owen Seabrook

This steadily-growing media production business ran by LUUES' own Owen Seabrook has produced videos, photographs and promotional material for a variety of clients, including members of the BBC, international organisations, nationwide suppliers, small businesses, theatre groups and musicians.

 
 

 
 

Umoyo

Charlotte Sidaway

Charlotte, a 20 year old, second year Fashion Marketing student at the University of Leeds, has always been very interested in fashion, design, art and textiles and knew she wanted to make a difference. 

eginning by sketching designs on holiday before she knew it she was contacting various manufacturers and launching the active-wear company. 

'Umoyo' means 'health and wellbeing' in Chichewa, the language of Malawi, where Charlotte has a personal connection to the 'Open Arms' orphanage that profits from the company directly supports. 

 
 

 

Relic Brewery

John Munn

Our Ex-President and Enterprise Scholar, John Munn's unique craft brewery specialising in the revival of ancient alcoholic drinks from across the world. Founded in September 2015, Relic Brewery has attracted interest from customers, investors and industry players alike. Watch out for their official launch, bringing Mead to the mainstream.