Enterprise support

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  • Our Community

    In the Oxford Brookes community, we have a diverse mix of local and global entrepreneurs, mentors and experts.

    Their advice and knowledge is a valuable part of our enterprise support programme, helping attendees hone personal skills, build a business or create change with a social enterprise.

    Here are some of the organisations and networks we work with:

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  • Santander Universities

    Santander is a long-time supporter of student entrepreneurship and the Brookes Enterprise Support programme, and provides sponsorship for our Enterprise Support Awards.

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    Brookes Entrepreneurs

    We work closely with Brookes Entrepreneurs, a student society designed to grow and encourage enterprise for Oxford Brookes University students.


    Brookes Enterprise Support is part of the BrookesEDGE co-curricular programme. It works in partnership with students to recognise and reward commitment and engagement beyond coursework or studies.

    Enterprising Oxford

    Enterprising Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to support, encourage and promote entrepreneurship in and around Oxford.

    Enterprise Educators UK

    Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK) is a leading independent membership network for enterprise education. Members share and exchange best practice through events, webinars, social media and more.

    University Alliance

    Oxford Brookes is part of the University Alliance (UA), an association of universities with a mission to drive innovation across Britain. Their annual event celebrates emerging business talent from the student population.

    Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP)

    Oxfordshire Social Entrepreneurship Partnership (OSEP) is the social entrepreneurship support network for existing and potential social entrepreneurs in Oxfordshire.

    Oxfam Superstore

    The Oxfam store in Cowley is a new social enterprise hub, providing hot desk working spaces for female social entrepreneurs.

    Film Oxford

    Film Oxford is a film and creative arts charity. The charity has been providing training and activities for over 30 years, and supports local filmmakers, artists and digital creators. They run our masterclass in video skills.

    Grant Thornton

    Grant Thornton is one of the world’s largest networks of independent accounting and consultancy firms, and a key delivery partner in the Brookes Enterprise Support mentoring programme.

    Pennington Manches

    Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm, with offices across the UK. They provide legal services to our Start Up Visa Graduate Entrepreneur applicants.

    Creative England

    Creative England is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the creative industries in England.

    ICEQube, Wheatley Campus Innovation Hub

    A dedicated place to call home for your business, a co-working space for students and staff to present alumni who are running a company and need an inspirational place to work.

    Five on a Bike

    We work with Broadcasting & Media Production Company Five on a Bike to capture professional footage of our events and programmes.


    At IAMedia, we create social savvy, engaging content to build your brand awareness and connect with your target audience.

    Jessica Rogers

    Jessica Rogers is a Certified Business and Executive Coach who over the last 10 years has been working with female entrepreneurs and executives to help them find more purpose and joy in their work and in their lives. She is our Bloom Programme Coach 2020.