Work for yourself

Work for yourself

We can help you get your business idea off the ground

Ignite your entrepreneurial spirit and develop your business idea with our comprehensive support. Whether you dream of being your own boss, starting a social enterprise, or working freelance, we are here for you. 

Employers look for individuals with an entrepreneurial mindset and adaptable business skills. Our exciting program of events throughout the year empowers you to cultivate these qualities. 

One-on-One Support: Book an appointment with an Enterprise Adviser for personalised guidance and mentoring. 

Start Up School: Immerse yourself in a full day of workshops, discussions, and Q&A panels with guest entrepreneurs. Gain essential skills for launching your own project or business. 

LinkedIn Learning: Access exclusive pre-recorded Masterclasses on topics like Business Planning, Market Research, and Pitching. Learn at your convenience through your University's LinkedIn Learning account. 

Newsletter: Stay ahead of the game by signing up to our monthly newsletter. Be the first to know about our latest news and events. 

Weekly Workshops: Explore a diverse range of topics in our workshops, designed to sharpen your skills and refine your ideas. Available both in-person, online and through LinkedIn Learning.

Big Pitch 2024

  • Business Idea Generation

    Starts: 15 Aug 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 15 Aug 2024, 1:50 pm
    Venue: Peel Park Campus, Maxwell, Launch
    Business Idea Generation
  • Working Freelance

    Starts: 30 Aug 2024, 1:00 pm
    Finishes: 30 Aug 2024, 1:50 pm
    Working Freelance
  • What does it take to become an Entrepreneur?

    Starts: 12 Sep 2024, 12:00 pm
    Finishes: 12 Sep 2024, 12:45 pm
    Venue: Peel Park Campus, Clifford Whitworth University Library, Exhibition space
    Welcome Week - What does it take to become an Entrepreneur?