Opportunities

Find your perfect opportunity to develop your idea, gain new skills, enter a competition and tap into additional support from experts.

Unsure which opportunity is for you? Email enterprisesu@qub.ac.uk and we will be happy to help you decide!

Enterprise SU Opportunities

May Ball

Join us as we celebrate entrepreneurship at Queen's University Belfast with a banquet dinner, student quick pitches, awards and guest speakers.

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The Hatch

Want to develop your business but can't find the space to do it? The Hatch is a dedicated space in the SU that you could use as FREE office space for a year!

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Make it Happen Fund

Are you currently working on a business idea? Apply to the Make it Happen Fund and get up to £500 to launch, grow or expand your business! 

Apply now!


Let's Talk Enterprise!

Are you involved in delivering lectures, workshops or classes to students? Enterprise SU can help you to raise awareness of entrepreneurship in your teaching, as well as helping students to generate the relevant skills. 

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innovateher programme

Innovateher

Calling all ambitious, savvy, entrepreneurial women at Queen’s! If you want a peek into the world of work or think that starting a business might be for you but you need some inspiration, know how and support - this programme is for you.

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What's The Big Idea

Open to all students at Queen’s who have exciting and novel business ideas!  With 11 award categories and £2,800 worth of prize money to be won, this competition is the perfect platform to launch your business idea.

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Dragons' Den

This year there is an even bigger prize pot of £15k, office space for a year in ‘The Hatch’, and business advice all ready and waiting to be pried from the Dragons’ talons - everything you need to breathe fire into your new business.

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The best of the rest...

Check out these external opportunities on offer!


Techstart Ventures Proof of Concept Grants

Do you have an innovative idea but need some funding to explore it's viability? You could receive a grant of up to £10k or £35k through Concept Plus towards exploring the viability and commercial potential of an innovation concept. 

Apply now!


Belfast Enterprise Academy

Join a community of student led start ups, get behind the scenes in Belfast's best businesses and meet people who can help you make it happen!

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Enactus Belfast 

Enactus Belfast brings together a diverse network of students, academics and industry leaders who share the vision of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business.

Join now!


Student Entrepreneur Awards

Turn your smart idea into a successful business! The S.E.A. can help you transform your concept into commercial reality with a prize pot of €35K and specialist mentoring and support. Don't miss out, applications close 13 March 20.

Apply now!


Kick Start Programme

Belfast City Council are offering local entrepreneurs an extra boost of business advice and practical support to help kick-start your business!

Apply now!


Ulster Bank Entrepreneur Accelerator 

A six month accelerator programme to help entrepreneurs at any stage to get their business off the ground.  With expert advice and networking opportunities, what are you waiting for?

Apply now!


Young Enterprise NI Volunteering

Interested in volunteering and enterprise?

Why not combine the two and become a volunteer with Young Enterprise NI! 

Apply now!


Are you a postgraduate student? We work closely with the Enterprise Team in the The Graduate School, who have further opportunities and support available just for you!