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Enterprising Oxford is a University of Oxford initiative to help connect our students, staff and alumni to the entrepreneurial people, places and programmes they need in Oxfordshire and beyond.

Enterprising Oxford connects all of the entrepreneurship initiatives and resources in Oxford in one place.  Whether you are interested in developing your employability skills, or want to start or grow your business, Enterprising Oxford can help you find what you need at each stage of your journey.

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Be entrepreneurial

So you’re interested in finding out more about how an entrepreneurial mindset could help. . . there are a wealth of activities and resources to enhance your skills, develop an idea, meet entrepreneurs and gain experience.  The opportunities are only limited by the time you have. . .

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Develop an idea

If you have an idea or are just starting up, check out the opportunities on offer to develop your skills, networks and business.  There is something for everyone here, regardless of your background, type of business, or stage of development.

Grow a business

You have a business which is growing. . . the challenges you face at this stage are very different to when you were starting up.  There are many useful resources and opportunities to help you with this next stage of development, including recruitment, marketing, investment and office space.

What's on

Trailblazer Chronicles. A conversation with Yancey Strickler

Trailblazer Chronicles. A conversation with Yancey Strickler

Kickstarter co-founder and former CEO, Yancey Strickler will share insights into his journey as an entrepreneur. Learn more

OxLEPs Start Up Club: Developing your marketing strategy

OxLEPs Start Up Club: Developing your marketing strategy

So you’ve done your market research, developed your new product or service and you’re ready to launch! Learn more

Nessa Carey: How many careers will you have?

Nessa Carey: How many careers will you have?

There's an amazing range of careers open to well-trained researchers, and shifting between and within sectors is a great way of ensuring professional longevity and a whole raft of exciting opportunities. Nessa Carey will share her experiences and insights from working in diverse environments, from big pharma to freelance, and from academia to start-ups, with a healthy dose of public engagement and supporting research councils on the side. Learn more

Latest news

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

RisingWISE: ‘My career has taken exciting turns since the programme’

The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand. Learn more

Oxford MBA candidate Diana Wangari recognised in Management Today’s 35 under 35

Oxford MBA candidate Diana Wangari recognised in Management Today’s 35 under 35

The annual awards were setup in 2000 with the purpose of highlighting the contributions of Britain’s young businesswomen. Learn more

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect launch new Accelerator!

Aspect’s new flagship four-month social sciences student and alumni accelerator hosted by LSE to support and scale socially-responsible student and alumni ventures is now open for applications. Learn more

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