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Emma Green

Emma Green founded Rosalind James during her time at University of Exeter whilst reading LLB Law with European Study.

Here is what Emma said about her business and juggling this with her academic study.

'The University of Exeter is committed to supporting students who want to graduate into their perfect job and there is no end to the invaluable support I’ve received.'

'As well as studying for my Law degree I also run my own online business, Rosalind James.'

'It’s often hard enough juggling academic work, societies and a social life at university so being the Company Director of a fledging business as well can make life a bit stressful.'

'Thankfully, the University of Exeter fully supports student entrepreneurship and when I asked for help, the employability team put me in touch with an incredible business mentor through the Career Mentor Scheme. Aimed to give students a direct link into their chosen industry, I have found the scheme incredibly beneficial and can’t recommend it highly enough.'

'My mentor Anne (who runs a multi-million pound international dancewear company and is an MBE!) has been an infallible source of inspiration and encouragement to me, helping me to improve, develop and expand Rosalind James during my time at Exeter. As a result I have just secured £5,000 business development funding from the EU which means I can keep working on Rosalind James whilst spending this year abroad in Bilbao, Spain as part of my Law degree.

'Whether I decide to pursue Law as a career or dedicate myself completely to my business, Exeter has given me the best possible opportunity to maximise my employability and it’s fantastic to know that there are people here to help you, whichever career path you choose.'