Support for entrepreneurs

The Enterprise & Start-up Team can support you as you to develop skills for business start-up, self-employment and innovation.

Alumni can access the following services for up to five years after graduating:

  • networking opportunities
  • guest speaker events
  • skills and business start-up workshops
  • one-to-one business advice
  • access to free start-up office space (limited availability)

Further information is available on the Enterprise Facebook page.

Spark 2017

Could your idea be worth a share of over £5000? Spark is an annual enterprise competition designed to help our most innovative and entrepreneurial students and graduates develop inspiring ideas with real potential.

If you have an idea for a new business, product or service you could be awarded a package of funding and support.


  • all current Cardiff University students
  • Cardiff University graduates from the last three years

How to apply

There are three categories depending on how advanced your idea is:

  • IDEA: for early stage ideas that have yet to be thoroughly tested or researched
  • PLAN: for tried and tested ideas ready to launch
  • VENTURE: for start ups or freelancers that have been trading for 24 months or less.

Spark 2017 entry form

Get in touch

Enterprise Team