Self-employment support

Self-employment suits many graduates who value autonomy over their own work and enjoy decision making.

BCU offers enterprise opportunities and advice for those considering a different route.


The BSEEN is a 12-month start up support scheme for BCU graduates who are ready to turn their business idea into reality.

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Start-up Visa

BCU’s Start-up Visa allows graduates who have an innovative business idea to return to the UK to set up and run a business.

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Students, graduates or local residents looking to enhance STEM skills can access free upskilling courses through STEM-Up.

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LinkedIn Learning

Linkedin Learning is designed to help achieve goals using in-depth and bite-sized courses that can be viewed anytime.

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