Emily Davies

Student Startup Manager


Emily is the Student Startup Manager, programming and delivering workshops, events and providing one-to-one support to nurture and encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship at the University.

She manages the ‘Think’ section of the University’s Think: Try: Do programme and is supporting delivery of the annual Startup Weekend.

Emily is also keen to continue developing connections between the University and the wider startup community in and around Exeter to further support and enrich the enterprise support available to students. Emily is also an Exeter representative within the SETsquared partnership, focusing specifically on Student Enterprise projects.


Emily previously worked as Global Employability Consultant (maternity cover) with the central Employment Services team where she promoted and supported current students and graduates to secure valuable international work experience and graduate jobs.

Prior to moving to Devon, Emily spent five years in London managing experiential education programmes for American undergraduate students for CAPA The Global Education Network. Emily also worked in Marketing for a regional Arts Centre and a music festival, focusing particularly on audience development and community engagement.

Emily is also a semi-professional musician, self-released an album and has performed at events and festivals both nationally and internationally. Emily is passionate about creating connections between people and in supporting individuals and organisations to realise their full potential.

Contact details

Email emily.davies@spaceforsuccess.co.uk
Linkedin https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyclairedavies/
Building Innovation Centre

Rennes Drive

Days worked Monday to Friday