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The university is holding a competition to celebrate your business ideas. There are two prizes of £1,000, one each for the undergraduate and postgraduate winners of the competition and a total of four runners up prizes of £500.
Our judges are made up of a panel of entrepreneurs and business development experts from within and outside the university, including ...
Tim Foster, MBE, Olympic Gold Medallist (rowing), Director, Foster Development Ltd and Business Plan Competition judge.
University Relationship Branch Manager, Simon Poulter of Santander UK, is one of our experts on the judging panel for The Business Plan Competition.
Claire E Lawrey, Tax Manager for Grant Thornton UK LLP will be part of our judging panel for the first time in 2017.
Your business plan should demonstrate the passion to actually make your vision become a reality – and show the logical first steps you will take to make this happen. Tim Foster, MBE, Olympic Gold Medallist (rowing), Director, Foster Development Ltd and Business Plan Competition judge.
Your business plan should demonstrate the passion to actually make your vision become a reality – and show the logical first steps you will take to make this happen.
The judges will consider:
The best plans will be considered for entry into other national business plan competitions such as the Santander Business Plan competition where the winners could win up to £20,000 to help turn their idea into a reality. If selected you must be available to represent Oxford Brookes and will receive mentoring support throughout the process from Olympic gold medallist rower Tim Foster, MBE. Please read the pdf below for key dates and information.
For 2017 the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards includes
Read more here (PDF)
Our 2017 competition is open for entries until 12 noon on Monday 6 March 2017.
How to enter »
Research & Development Office