Getting your business going

  • Have you got a business that's nearly ready to launch?
  • Have you made your first few sales but haven't found your feet yet?
  • Do you have questions about finance, marketing, business planning or sales?

If you're a student or graduate of the University of Huddersfield and want support with self-employment, freelancing, and business start-up advice we're here to help! 

How to get started:

  1. Register with us
  2. Book an initial chat
  3. If you're a creative or tech business, sign up to The Maker Space
  4. If you're a freelancer, sign up to The Freelancer Club

Browse the sections below to see the resources and opportunities we have available for you.


What's on

We run events, workshops and drop-ins throughout the year to help you find your feet. 


Useful resources

Browse free resources, tips, tools and templates to learn the basics. Sign up for The Freelancer Club to watch helpful videos and workshops. 


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.

Useful programmes

There are a range of helpful programmes that can help you explore self-employment and business start-up.

Helpful Programmes


Santander Universities

We're proud to be part of the Santander Universities Global Division. As a student or graduate you can sign up for exciting programmes and apply for funding from Santander. 



If you are interested in developing a game, we can help you apply for Tranzfuser programme. 


How to find us

We are located in the Enterprise Hub (BIC2/19) in the 3M Buckley Innovation Building.