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Develop your entrepreneurial skills

Boost your employability, get to work on a business idea and make connections with like-minded peers through a range of workshops and events overseen by experienced entrepreneurs.

Develop your network and skills

Networking for entrepreneurs

Everyone is welcome at our monthly networking evenings. Be inspired by successful entrepreneurs and form lasting connections with peers that could help you start or grow your business.

Enterprise boot camp: Learn what it takes to be an entrepreneur

Learn how businesses operate and develop some practical entrepreneurial skills in a supportive environment at our practical three-day bootcamp.

Entrepreneurship essentials for PhD students

Explore new ways of using your research to develop a career outside of traditional academic pathways with three days of practical workshops.

Global citizenship programme - social startup

Gain experience of building a social startup and taking on global challenges with this intensive two-week programme.


Explore and test your business idea

Explore your business idea

Test the potential of your business idea in eight free, interactive evening sessions and get the chance to pitch for a prize of up to £5,000.

Launch your business venture

Get your business ready to go live in eight evenings of hands-on workshops, gaming activities and one-to-one support, then pitch for a prize of up to £10,000.

Advanced entrepreneurship skills for PhD students and researchers

Gain the practical skills and knowledge you need to set up your own business with our two-day programme.