Programmes & Events
Course? Conference? Networking? Pitch competition? Whatever type of programme or event you are looking for, you are sure to find something relevant to your idea or business.
Check out our top picks, then use the filters below to further customise your search.
Startup programmes: incubate or accelerate?
Startup programs vary, but here’s some information on how to determine the best place to start your business.
RisingWISE: An Oxbridge Women's Initiative
Sonia Muliyil is a Post-Doctoral research fellow in Matthew Freeman’s lab at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology.
Community Programmes and Events
A list of upcoming programmes and events from across Oxfordshire to help you find the people and resources you need.
Startup Tips: Why start at University?
Looking for inspiration? Find startup tips and much more from students and recent graduates to help you find your path.
Entrepreneurship @ Oxford
Our handy map shows you how to navigate the Oxford entrepreneurship ecosystem.
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Panacea Stars collaborate with the most exciting sci-entrepreneurs to help transform bold visions into thriving companies.
Teaching the world how to code. Learn to code interactively, for free.
Online, free courses taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies. So you can learn anywhere, anytime.
The Innovation Forum seeks to promote innovation by building bridges between academia, industry and government.
An annual event that brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs within the high-tech sector.
Offering a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.
Best Courses. Top Institutions. Learn anytime, anywhere.
Connect TVT strives to bring the Oxfordshire’s tech communities closer together in a more personal and meaningful way.
Opportunities to further professional development, training and skills.
Free, online entrepreneurship courses from ALISON provide a top-notch online entrepreneurship education to create a startup business.
Learn how to start-up a business with advice from Guy Kawasaki.
Developing insights on navigating the innovation process from idea generation to commercialisation.
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business, tech, and more.
F6S delivers millions of dollars in government grants and R&D tax relief to tech startups and SMEs.
Opportunities for Oxford University members to get information about Oxford Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Intensive, one-day courses in a variety of subjects.
The Oxford Biodesign short programme aims to provide a short introduction to the Biodesign Process.
Business in Oxford has been designed to provide a detailed programme of informative presentations combined with networking opportunities.
Free online courses to help you start, grow or join a digital business.
Find out all the events and news from the Entrepreneurship Centre at SBS.
A weekly digest of upcoming entrepreneurship events in Oxfordshire, via Enterprising Oxford.
The University of Oxford Internship Programme provides access to hundreds of summer internships opportunities for students.
Sign up to the Venturefest Oxford newsletter and be the first to hear about new and updates.
The Insight Into Business programme will effectively prepare you to demonstrate ‘commercial awareness’.
Pitchfest is a free, one-day event, where high-tech entrepreneurs pitch to a renowned group of investors.
Supporting the Humanities Division research, through enterprise, entrepreneurship and consultancy.
Come and build your startup with Founders Factory.
What does it mean and how does it work?
Exploring the relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity.
The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.
Oxbridge network that aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry.
Zoology meets business in Oxford.
Read our blog post from Megan Morys-Carter and see some photos from the night!
Learn and understand fintech with free online classes from top universities and institutions.
Through interactive group sessions, you will learn how to use Design Thinking to enhance your skills in creativity.
Practical sessions about creativity, entrepreneurship, communication, design thinking and emotional intelligence.
Your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur, if you're a student.
An opportunity to learn the basics of Python over 2 weekends.
A development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners.
Empowering Oxford's current and future female leaders and founders to pursue their entrepreneurial purpose.
A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.
A forum for open innovation, bringing together researchers, inventors, and investors.
Learn how organisations most effectively find, evaluate and process innovative technologies to realise their commercial value.
Encouraging all students at Oxford to develop an entrepreneurial skill-set.
Apply for up to £2,000 grant funding for student society initiatives that introduce entrepreneurship in the University.
Saïd Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event.
An intimate gathering of 500 of the world's most disruptive entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors.
Giving researchers a chance to develop skills for a transition to analytical, business or policy roles in the public and private sector.
John Lewis & Partners experiential accelerator.
Helping UK fintech companies scale, at home and abroad.
This programme on financial technology and innovation is designed to offer you the tools to face the future of finance.
A powerful network of the UK’s leading late-stage tech companies
Helping the UK’s most promising tech companies to accelerate their growth and unlock the key to scaling successfully.
Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.
Learn how to design business and marketing activities to engage customers through relationships instead of one-off sales.
Empowered by Accenture, this course will teach you some of the different digital marketing strategies and techniques.
If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, and you need money, this course is for you.
Get an introduction to innovation and enterprise, and learn to generate and evaluate your own ideas.
This free course will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making.
Learn how to apply tools to better solve problems, generate ideas, and excel in your chosen career.
This is a very practical course that will teach you how to create interactive online courses.
This course is ideal if you are working in a customer-facing role in the health and social care sector.
A community that provides aspiring founders the opportunity to gain access to Oxford Garage’s network of mentors, partners, entrepreneurs, VCs, Oxford faculty, and alumni.
Encouraging, inspiring and supporting the participation of female STEM researchers in innovation and entrepreneurship.
WeAreTheCity includes gender-related news, a networks directory, calendar of events and conferences, returnships, business schools, inspirational women profiles, HeForShe interviews, giving back and jobs.
A diverse Oxford network for aspirational women who deliver
A programme of workshops dedicated to women entrepreneurs in health and life sciences.
Supporting female entrepreneurs in the critical early years.
One day personal development workshops for women, organised by the Careers Service
In this course, you’ll learn how to pitch your business and secure the funding you’ll need to launch your new company.
The RisingWISE programme helps women researchers thrive, as its alumnae have experienced firsthand.