Enterprise support

  • Conquering Covid-19

    We are working remotely and here for you!

    The Enterprise Support team is responding to COVID-19 by providing you with the resources you need to navigate through these challenging times. Join us online to ignite your skills, develop your business and set up as a self-employed entrepreneur after University.

    We are working remotely and here for you. Take this time to occupy yourself with the various resources we will have available online and with our amazing program of live events that we will be hosting so that you can equip yourself with skills in the comfort of your own home.

    Enterprise Support

    All of our services are here to support you during this period. Our mentors will be happy to hear from you and guide you along your business journey. We will be able to either advise you on our programmes, upcoming webinars or any questions you might have about what support we can provide you. Book your 1:1 and start working on your venture.

    Book a 1:1»

    We will be utilizing all our social media platforms to share resources, upcoming webinars, our digital services and uplifting stories and content about entrepreneurial journeys of Oxford Brookes university students and our program alumni. Sign up to our newsletter to keep up to date on all our virtual happenings and stay connected!

    Sign up to our newsletter»

    We are here as a strong support system to your entrepreneurial and self employment journey. Connect with our team and our mentors and share your questions or concerns. Join our monthly meetups to connect with a wide network of like minded individuals online who thrive through the tough times and share their experience.

    Upcoming events»

    Support for Students

    We are here to help you expand your skill set and your entrepreneurial opportunities through providing you with various self-employment themed webinars every Wednesday, advice clinics such as Marketing, Finance and Intellectual property and 1:1 mentoring and information sessions about our programs and funding opportunities . So tune in and take advantage of these times to sharpen your skills and cultivate your entrepreneurial mindset. Check out our Toolkit for more resources!

    Book a 1:1» Sign up to our newsletter»

    Support for Staff

    We aim to provide our university’s staff with a multitude of online resources at this time through our weekly webinars, support on their enterprising ideas from 1:1 consultations from the team and other online events and resources to embarque in their entrepreneurial journey. Further support for Staff can be found on the OCSLD pages.

    Apply to be an online mentor »

    Support for Graduates

    Graduating soon? Here is how Enterprise support can help you spark your skills and own your future.

    We want to ensure that our graduates have access to valuable resources which could prove useful during this time hence we are providing support to graduates who want to learn skills and be entrepreneurial after graduating.

    Skills over summer is our latest series of advice clinics for enterprising graduates on innovating out of a crisis, outlining why it's OK to explore starting your career business in a downturn. In addition to one to one mentoring from experts available all year round. Dedicated webinar series will be offered for all Brookes recent graduates with a focus on entrepreneurial skills which could be transferable to career development. So stay tuned to our newsletter and events page.

    Our team is offering 6 fully-funded 4-week paid internships to recent graduates to work with the start-ups in the ICE QUBE incubator funded through the Santander Universities fund. This will enable them to learn about working as a start-up and to develop their entrepreneurial skills. Find out more here.

    Our Start-Up Visa scheme gives non-EEA International graduates the chance to develop innovative business ideas and learn essential entrepreneurial skills. We are still continuing to endorse and support applications for a Start-Up Visa, which gives OBU graduates two years to stay in the UK and work on their business. Applications can be made from inside or outside the UK and Enterprise Support will be offering a series of online Start-up Visa webinars and one to one application clinics. Find our more here.

    Further Support from Oxford Brookes

    Here is a round up of other useful links and resources available across the university, please get in touch if you’d like to contribute.