Based at UEL's Knowledge Dock Business and Innovation Centre, the Enterprise team have the expertise to support students and alumni in their entrepreneurial journeys. Whether it be an initial idea or start-up to growing SMEs, at UEL Enterprise we have every step covered.
We run two programmes for UEL students and alumni. Our Start-Up School encourages new entrepreneurial talent to take their ideas and turn them into start-up businesses. For those with existing businesses and ventures, Boost Your Business offers advanced masterclasses and one-to-one support to stimulate growth.
No experience necessary.
Boost Your Business
Boost Your Business is designed for students and alumni with an already established business. The programme provides intense mentoring and a series of professional topical masterclasses which when combined will give you the focus and skills to boost your business.
Supporting Overseas Graduates
The Entrepreneurship Visa enables successful international applicants to remain in the UK for 2 Years post-graduation to develop and start their business with support and endorsement from the UEL Enterprise Team.
We have two application deadlines per year
Round 1 – 1st October 2017 | Round 2 – 1st June 2018
Following the receipt of initial expressions of interest selected applicants will then be invited to submit a full application and take part in our Start Up School. The final decision is then made at our Tier 1 Panel.
Dates Coming Up
Thursday 28th September | Drop-In Thursdays
Thursday 26th October | Drop-In Thursdays
13th-19th November | Global Entrepreneurship Week
Tuesday 13th November | Ideation Workshop
Wednesday 14th November | Business Planning Workshop
Thursday 15th November | Visit to The Business Show
Olympia Kensington (Meet at Knowledge Dock)
Friday 16th November | E-Factor Applications Open
Every year we run two competitions to give selected start-ups and businesses an extra push towards growth and success.
Our Haberdashers Competition is a partnership between University of East London Enterprise and the Haberdashers' Livery Company aimed to give businesses owned by UEL students and graduates a financial boost to encourage growth.