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Careers and Enterprise


The Enterprise team run dedicated, high-impact developmental programmes aimed at supporting students and alumni to launch businesses or social enterprises.

An Enterprise initiative designed to teach you how to develop a business or social enterprise in just three days

A high-impact development programme that provides a testing ground for early-stage projects

A new two-week programme designed to support growing businesses in scaling their ventures

If you are… an aspiring entrepreneur

Check out our QIncubator programme

QIncubator is a high-impact, 8-week, entrepreneurship development programme that provides a testing ground for projects at idea-stage and early-stage

If you are… a current entrepreneur

Keep an eye out for the next QAccelerator summer school

QAccelerator is a selective two-week summer school co-designed with industry experts designed to provide exposure and help entrepreneurs get their products to market

If you are… looking to explore entrepreneurship

Come to a QHacks event

QHacks are fun, intensive programmes designed to teach you to build a start-up from scratch in just three days. Form a team, build a business model and launch your start-up over a weekend of workshops, mentoring breakouts and teamwork

If you are… an international student entrepreneur

Consider applying for a Start-up Visa

The Start-up Visa is for early-stage but high potential entrepreneurs who are starting a business in the UK for the first time.

QAccelerator is such a great programme, it goes through all the steps of how to expand, grow and market your business. It’s a really intense programme that would really help a business that’s just starting out
— Yiran Qin, Founder, Nummy: The Social App for Foodies

Finished a programme and ready for your next steps?

You could be eligible to apply for our range of funding opportunities - between £500 and £10,000 - to support your entrepreneurial venture. 

We also run inspiring events and workshops throughout the year!

Check out our Events page to find out what's on at Enterprise