The University of Huddersfield is proud to be part of the Santander Universities Global Division, which is committed to supporting entrepreneurs through various awards and initiatives including internships, competitions and collaborative tools.
We're lucky to receive funding from Santander which enables us to give out Enterprise Grants to our supported businesses and run events such as Boot Camp.
Santander offer various opportunities to push your entrepreneurships forward via their Santander X platform, and learning and development initiatives can be found on the Santander Scholarships portal.
Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards
The annual Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards gives one of our supported businesses the opportunity to win in-kind, business development support as well as equity free seed funding.
Our supported business Skate It Yourself, run by Kierhardy Ansell, won a runner-up prize of £15,000 of seed funding for his business at the national final of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards in October 2019. Read more about Hardy's fantastic win here.