Instead of an internship or placement with an employer, why not think about setting up your own business or working for yourself during your third year?
Enterprise Placement Year is an alternative placement where you explore, research and develop your own business or try self-employment.
All you need is an idea, commitment, motivation, self-discipline and enthusiasm.
Enterprise Placement Year (EPY) runs from September until June. You will have the support of The Enterprise Team throughout the year and we'll work closely with you to help you develop your ideas and make a success of your business.
Enterprise Placement Year is a competitive scheme - there are only 20 places available across the whole University.
What will the year involve?
Throughout EPY you will be expected to:
What do I do if I'm interested?
If you are a second year student interested in taking EPY in 2022/23 come along to our Inspire me to...Take an Enterprise Placement Year workshop on Wednesday 9 February, contact us for a chat or talk to your School's Placement Unit.
How to apply
Applications for Enterprise Placement Year 2021/22 are now closed.
Details on how to apply for EPY 2022/23 will be announced soon.