UCL Careers


Working for yourself

For those with an entrepreneurial flair, whether you want to develop a business idea or just learn more about self-employment, there is a lot of support available to help you.

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The UCL Online Careers Library provides links to a wide range of useful websites and other e-resources to help you in setting up your own business.

Use search tags such as 'entrepreneurship', 'self-employment' or 'starting your own business' to get listings of resources including:

  • Help sheets published by The Careers Group
  • Guides on how to set up your own business
  • Directory of businesses for sale

Innovation and Enterprise

In addition to the resources above, whether you're a staff member, a student or UCL alumni, the Innovation and Enterprise department at UCL can support you in lots of different ways. They help people across the university transform their knowledge and ideas into action. From laboratories to libraries, they can help put brilliant new ideas and discoveries to work in the real world.