Entrepreneurship
and self-employment

Running a business or being self-employed may play a key part in kick-starting your graduate career, or be your destination once you’ve established track record and contacts in your chosen sector. UWE Careers offer internship programs, support, desk space and funding opportunities to give you the opportunity to work on your own idea. Every entrepreneur has to start somewhere. Turn your big idea into a big opportunity.

The benefits of getting involved:

  • increase your commercial awareness
  • develop leadership, negotiation and team working skills
  • develop your network and meet like-minded people
  • try out an idea in a supportive environment
  • get access to funding, desk space and business mentors
  • start your own career
  • this activity can count towards your UWE Bristol Futures Award

Find out more about entrepreneurship and self-employment.

Who can apply?

Undergraduates, postgraduates, alumni and staff depending on the activity


Time commitment

Dependent on role


When to apply

Various deadlines depending on opportunity

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