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Business start-ups

The Enterprise Team in Solent Futures provides inspiration, information, advice and guidance to enterprising Solent students and graduates. We recognise that, in many subject areas, freelancing or starting a business are important and rewarding career paths. 

What we offer students and graduates

However big or small your idea, we are here to get you started.

Do you know, through Solent Futures you can pitch for seed funding to get you started, this funding is available for innovative start-up ideas including product development.

We are also here to support you with business advice and training.

To access this support contact the Enterprise Team

If you have a general business enquiry in the first instance you can contact the Enterprise Team by emailing

If you would like an online session with a professional business adviser email Please state your preference for an online or on campus meeting, and give a few options of dates/times when you are available. 

Live online workshops are running throughout the semester go to careers events for upcoming events and how to register. Alternatively you can email for access to our online resource.

There is a lot of online information about starting your own business. The Government website on setting up a business is particularly good.

Register with us

Use the form below to get in contact with the enterprise team.

    Opening times

    Monday to Thursday: 8.30am-5pm

    Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm