The Spark team and Enterprise Centre offer support and resources for students who are thinking about setting up their own businesses.


Around a third of students intend to start their own business. The Spark team, based in the Careers Centre, offers advice and in some cases, funding for business start-ups.

The dedicated Spark team offers:

  • workshops covering all areas of business start-up
  • one-to-one business advice
  • Enterprise Scholarships
  • incubation uniform start-up businesses
  • an annual business plan competition
  • boot camps
  • access to funding

Enterprise Centre

The Enterprise Centre is the focal point for enterprise education and research on campus. The Enterprise Centre offers:

  • Enterprise modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level
  • Postgraduate MSc Enterprise
  • The Year in Enterprise programme
  • Undergraduate ‘with enterprise’ programme