Enterprise at BCU

Business, Law and Social Sciences

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Study at BCU and you'll have the opportunity to access various enterprise schemes that can help you turn your idea into a reality. From developing a business plan to securing funding, our experienced faculty and extracurricular programmes will guide you through the process.

Students who have started their own businesses

Falaughfel

Dujana found an opportunity to set up a food kiosk in Lane7, which saw quick success and generated £8000 within the first month of trading. Dujana has gone on to open a full restaurant in Leicester.

Falaughfel

Inspire-a-doll

Shovon Stephanie Wiggan, the founder of Inspire-A-Doll, gained inspiration from her niece Nyah to improve the representation of multicultural dolls for young children; this led Shovon to start her business. 

Inspire-a-doll

Enterprise schemes at BCU

BSEEN

The Birmingham Skills for Enterprise and Employability Network (BSEEN) programme offers students and recent graduates a start-up package to turn their business idea into reality. Entrepreneurs are given a 12 month start-up support scheme.

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STEAMhouse Pre-Incubator

The STEAMhouse Pre-Incubator is a dedicated facility for students and graduates to develop their enterprise and entrepreneurship skills, offering valuable space, enlightening workshops, exciting programmes and long-term support.

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STEAMhouse Hatchery

The STEAMhouse Hatchery is an exciting, 10-week competition for final-year, Master's and PhD students and graduates to access regular support from business experts, collaborate with peers and be in with the chance to win part of a £10,000 prize fund.

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