2008/09 flare runners-up

Layla Boubker & Amina Sefianni - Artizina

Layla and Amina aim to start trading their Artizina, an ethical Moroccan inspired clothing range for women from July 2009.

Layla has just recently completed her degree in BA Marketing and Accounting with French.

George Marriott – The Student Text Book Company

The Student Text Book Company is an online second hand textbook shop where students can buy and sell their unwanted text books.

George is currently studying for a degree in BA (Hons) Business Studies.

Nathan Ghann, John Gyeni, Emma Ayers, and Mohammed Ali - Findmyhouse.co.uk

Nathan and his team recently launched Findmyhouse.co.uk; a website where both home and international students can search for houses and roommates.
Nathan is fresh from completing a placement year at the University’s Marketing and Communications Department, is studying BA Marketing, while Emma and Mohammed both recently completed their degrees in BSc Environmental Management and BA Marketing respectively. John graduated in 2006 with a degree in BA Business Administration.

Karl Beetson - Flight Level One “Airliner Simulator”

Flight Level One is a mobile flight simulator which provides a cockpit environment and sensation of flight experience under actual experience. Flight Level One will provide business functions in corporate events, or can be hired for private events.

Karl is currently studying for a degree in BSc Aerospace and Management.

Maria Alema - Ria Alema Ltd

Ria Alema Ltd is a lingerie company that caters for ladies of big bust and small back structure.

Maria is currently studying for a Joint Honours degree in Business and Law.

Holly Paine - Holly Berry

Holly Berry is a small business set up to sell exclusive customised handmade bespoke interior products. Holly aims to starting selling her beautifully crafted products online from September 2009.

In addition, Holly works as an interior design freelancer catering for both household and business customers.

Holly has just recently completed a degree in BA (Hons) Applied Arts.