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.
Our handy map shows you how to navigate the Oxford entrepreneurship ecosystem.
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Read our blog post from Megan Morys-Carter and see some photos from the night!
Encouraging all students at Oxford to develop an entrepreneurial skill-set.
Learn how to design business and marketing activities to engage customers through relationships instead of one-off sales.
Business in Oxford has been designed to provide a detailed programme of informative presentations combined with networking opportunities.
BIO 2018: The biggest business-networking and showcase event in Oxfordshire was held on 23 May 2018.
Teaching the world how to code. Learn to code interactively, for free.
Connect TVT strives to bring the Oxfordshire’s tech communities closer together in a more personal and meaningful way.
Intensive, one-day courses in a variety of subjects.
Online, free courses taught by top instructors from world-class universities and companies. So you can learn anywhere, anytime.
Learn how to start-up a business with advice from Guy Kawasaki.
Membership body that represents, champions and supports the UK’s creative industries.
Learn how to apply tools to better solve problems, generate ideas, and excel in your chosen career.
Practical sessions about creativity, entrepreneurship, communication, design thinking and emotional intelligence.
Through interactive group sessions, you will learn how to use Design Thinking to enhance your skills in creativity.
A development fund designed to support independent creative practitioners.
Empowered by Accenture, this course will teach you some of the different digital marketing strategies and techniques.
Best Courses. Top Institutions. Learn anytime, anywhere.
Understanding IP Whether you’re an undergraduate, masters or DPhil student, or Staff at the University of Oxford, it is important
A weekly digest of upcoming entrepreneurship events in Oxfordshire, via Enterprising Oxford.
Some help to decode the entrepreneurial world of Oxford.
Exploring the relationship between entrepreneurship and creativity.
F6S delivers millions of dollars in government grants and R&D tax relief to tech startups and SMEs.
Come and build your startup with Founders Factory.
Offering a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world.
This is a very practical course that will teach you how to create interactive online courses.
If you’re an entrepreneur at any stage of your journey, and you need money, this course is for you.
The course aims at enabling early career research scientists to build entrepreneurial skills.
A programme of innovators across our branches worldwide, tailored mentoring and access to the Innovation Forum professional network.
This course is ideal if you are working in a customer-facing role in the health and social care sector.
Developing insights on navigating the innovation process from idea generation to commercialisation.
The Innovation Forum seeks to promote innovation by building bridges between academia, industry and government.
The Insight Into Business programme will effectively prepare you to demonstrate ‘commercial awareness’.
Here are the slides from the recent Intellectual Property (IP) Rights and Responsibilities Workshop on 20 June.
John Lewis & Partners experiential accelerator.
This free course will help you understand some of the processes involved in decision making.
Learn how organisations most effectively find, evaluate and process innovative technologies to realise their commercial value.
Opportunities to further professional development, training and skills.
Opportunities for Oxford University members to get information about Oxford Entrepreneurial ecosystem.
Free, online entrepreneurship courses from ALISON provide a top-notch online entrepreneurship education to create a startup business.
Learn and understand fintech with free online classes from top universities and institutions.
Supporting the Humanities Division research, through enterprise, entrepreneurship and consultancy.
Apply for up to £2,000 grant funding for student society initiatives that introduce entrepreneurship in the University.
Empowering Oxford's current and future female leaders and founders to pursue their entrepreneurial purpose.
The Oxford Biodesign short programme aims to provide a short introduction to the Biodesign Process.
The largest student society promoting entrepreneurship in the world.
This programme on financial technology and innovation is designed to offer you the tools to face the future of finance.
A forum for open innovation, bringing together researchers, inventors, and investors.
An intimate gathering of 500 of the world's most disruptive entrepreneurs, innovators, and investors.
Saïd Business School's flagship entrepreneurial event.
Panacea Stars collaborate with the most exciting sci-entrepreneurs to help transform bold visions into thriving companies.
Pitchfest is a free, one-day event, where high-tech entrepreneurs pitch to a renowned group of investors.
Oxbridge network that aims to foster long-term relationships between enterprising early-career researchers and women working in industry.
Find out all the events and news from the Entrepreneurship Centre at SBS.
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of classes in design, business, tech, and more.
What does it mean and how does it work?
Your chance to explore what it takes to be an entrepreneur, if you're a student.
Free online courses to help you start, grow or join a digital business.
An opportunity to learn the basics of Python over 2 weekends.
Helping UK fintech companies scale, at home and abroad.
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.
Giving researchers a chance to develop skills for a transition to analytical, business or policy roles in the public and private sector.
The University of Oxford Internship Programme provides access to hundreds of summer internships opportunities for students.
Get an introduction to innovation and enterprise, and learn to generate and evaluate your own ideas.
An annual event that brings together innovators, investors and entrepreneurs within the high-tech sector.
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Zoology meets business in Oxford.