Enterprise opportunities


Start your enterprise journey

Connect with us to get help and advice for self-employment, freelancing and business start-up.


What we do

Find out what the Enterprise Team can do to support your business. 


What's on

We have lots of events and workshops throughout the year, everyone is welcome. 


The Maker Space

The Maker Space is a collaborative workspace designed for creatives, inventors, and enthusiasts to come together, share ideas, learn, and work on various business ideas. 


Alumni support

We offer free support for all alumni for life. So if you have a freelance project, are pursuing self-employment, or have a business idea, get access to support now.


Meet our Businesses

Read profiles of businesses and freelancers we've helped.


Support for academic staff

Find out how the Enterprise Team can work with you to embed enterprise into the curriculum.


How to start up

Useful websites, templates and top tips to help your business be a success.

How to find the Enterprise Hub

How to find us

The team and many of our workshops and events are hosted in the Enterprise Hub, room BIC2/19 on the second floor of the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre on Firth Street at the end of campus.

If you're working on a business idea you can access use the Hub office facilities for free! The Enterprise Hub provides hot desk facilities including:

  • PCs and Macs with a wide range of software packages 
  • comfy chill out and eating areas 
  • printing and photocopying facilities 
  • bookable meeting pods
  • access to Wi-Fi for students and graduates who prefer to use their own laptop
  • a range of business books available to borrow

Basing your business in here gives you a great location and facilities, along with informal networking opportunities to meet other like-minded students and graduates.