Innovation and enterprise

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Get enterprise ready

Whether you want to start your own business or not, being enterprising is crucial to your future success.

That's why it's central to what we do. The workplace and our working lives are changing. Graduates who can generate ideas and bring them to life will have more options open to them throughout their careers.

For us, enterprise is about being able to identify new opportunities, think creatively, be bold and bring ideas to life. It's about having the skills you need to get hired. From leadership to innovation, commercial awareness and problem solving to decision making and planning. Here's how we can help you hone your enterprising spirit.

Develop your enterprise skills

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Space on campus

From incubation space to develop your venture in a collaborative and supportive environment, to pop-up shops on campus to test your ideas.

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Financial support

A range of funding opportunities to help you get your idea off the ground or take it to the next level, from pitching competitions to start-up scholarships.

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Advice and business support

Support that includes online resources, business advice clinics, an entrepreneurs' development programme and a team of enterprise advisers.

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Workshops and events

Workshops, events and activities to explore ideas, build confidence and turn your passions into a livelihood.

Student Ventures

Got a great business idea? We’ll be on hand to help you at every stage of your entrepreneurial journey.

Learn more about Student Ventures

Join Enactus

Joining Enactus provides you with the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the community, whilst gaining the experience, skills and network necessary to build a successful career. You'll be joining a worldwide network of more than 70,500 other students who are each making their own contribution toward our shared mission of creating a better world.

Joining Enactus
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The Foundry

Join us for hackathons and immersive technology events in our newly upgraded space that’s also home to our enterprise studios, where you can get paid, real-world experience on industry technology projects while you study.

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Launch Space

If you’ve graduated from any UK university in the last three years and are looking to set up or grow your own innovative, high-tech business, we can help you bring your business ideas to life.

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