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.

  • The Big Pitch Competition

    Starts: 29 Apr 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 29 Apr 2024, 2:30 pm
    Venue: Media City, University of Salford MediaCity, DPL
    Remaining places: 103
    ​Prepare for an electrifying event – You are invited to join us as your fellow students step into the spotlight to present their innovative ideas live in front of seasoned experts and industry professionals. This is your chance to witness first-hand what it takes to succeed in entrepreneurship.
  • Start Up School Lab

    Starts: 1 May 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 1 May 2024, 1:00 pm
    Venue: Peel Park Campus, Peel, Peel 102
    Remaining places: 35
    This is YOUR opportunity to put your entrepreneurial knowledge into action!
  • Summer Start Up School

    Starts: 13 Jun 2024, 10:00 am
    Finishes: 13 Jun 2024, 2:00 pm
    Venue: Peel Park Campus, SEE Building, SB2.03/04
    Remaining places: 100
    If you have ever had burning questions about entrepreneurship, our Summer Start-Up School is your golden opportunity to get answers!