UCL Student Businesses
Student Business Directory
Highlighted UCL Student Businesses.
Support For New Businesses
If you are creating your own business you will need somewhere to run it from. UCL Advances, the Centre for Entrepreneurship and Business Interaction, can provide free office space in our Student Business Hatchery for appropriate cases.
UCL Advances business advisors can provide students (undergraduate and postgraduate) and recent alumni with business support to start, develop and progress their businesses.
UCL Bright Ideas Awards
The Bright Ideas Awards aim to help bridge the gap that many new companies find themselves in when they search for their first funding.
Education London Outreach)
HELO will deliver a programme of new activities designed to link London-based SME's with UCL and London Business School staff and students to meet business needs and overcome the problems that limit their growth.
Knowledge Exchange Mechanisms
Knowledge Exchange Associates
The Knowledge Exchange Associate programme delivers knowledge-transfer collaborations between a small or medium-sized enterprise and UCL.
ECIF (Economic Challenge Investment Fund)
Challenge Investment Fund)
UCL has unveiled a radical, £3.8million package of recession-busting activity designed to support London businesses during the economic downturn and prepare UCL’s own students for entry into an unprecedentedly difficult employment market.
Student Internship Programme
Especially designed to help students gain real-life workplace experience and entrepreneurial skills, and back by popular demand, UCL Advances is re-launching their business support initiative called ‘SIP’ (the UCL Student Internship Programme).
External Funding & Support
UCL Advances Enterprise Scholarships
UCL Advances provides funding
of £4,000 per person to UCL PhD students to cover costs for a three
month extension to enable a chapter to be written on the commercial
evaluation of a science or technology PhD project.
Find out more about PhD Scholarships >>
UCL Awards for Enterprise
The UCL Awards for
Enterprise honour the efforts and accomplishments of UCL’s innovative
and entrepreneurial academics and students.
Find out more about UCL Awards for Enterprise >>
The E-Challenge is a series of workshops and business plan competition designed to introduce participants to fundamental business concept.
This is a unique platform through which students are involved in a simulated challenge to bring innovative clean technology ideas from the concept phase to a stage in which they would attract Series A funding or otherwise be self-sustainable.
The China-UK Challenge aims to encourage new business ventures between China and the United Kingdom and is intended to simulate the real-world process of entrepreneurs soliciting start-up funds from early-stage investors and venture capital firms.