Careers and Enterprise


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

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


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