Guest post – Innovation and Enterprise Hub

Today, we have a guest post from the Kent Innovation and Enterprise Hub, a part of the University dedicated to helping current students and recent graduates start their own businesses. If you’ve ever had an idea for a business, read on to find out about events and opportunities the Hub offers to support you.


You may have a business, you may have a business idea, you may want to learn how to generate ideas – Hub is a dedicated base for start-up support and incubation at the University of Kent.

To talk to our professional business advisor, sign up through our website.

Events coming up

In November we are inviting our external business mentors to come in for a day to run business surgeries:

  • Want to propel your business in the digital space?
  • Not sure how to evaluate your start-up expenses?

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Paid roles – Hub for Innovation and Enterprise Ambassadors

The University’s Hub for Innovation and Enterprise is looking for two student ambassadors to join them, working at Canterbury and Medway to promote the Hub enterprise activities, help budding entrepreneurs with finding the right advice, and liaising with internal departments and external businesses for organising conferences and meetups. This is an excellent paid opportunity to learn about business development, and receive a range of opportunities for networking and personal development.

Applications Start Date: 1st August 2018          

Applications End Date: 3rd September 2018, 23:59     

Interviews to be held: 11th/12th September 2018

For the role descriptions and details on how to apply, head to the Hub’s blog.

The Hub for Innovation and Enterprise

picture1Ever wondered what it would take to set up your own business?

Got a fantastic business idea that you want to develop?

Or, simply want to add to your CV?

The University of Kent’s Hub for Innovation and Enterprise is the place for you!

The Hub is the University of Kent’s dedicated support for student enterprise and start-up guidance; providing support to students wishing to start a business. It’s open to all students at the University of Kent and include:

  • 1-1 Business Advice
  • Business Start-Up Workshops
  • Business Mentors
  • Online Business Start-Up Modules
  • Competitions for Students
  • Workspace Facilities

You don’t need to have any prior business knowledge, all you need is the willingness to learn!

We would strongly advice all students to take part in the online module as it is relatively easy to complete and looks great on your CV!

For more information, please visit: https://www.kent.ac.uk/enterprise/hub/. You can also read Josh Clarke’s blog post, written in his capacity as the student ambassador for the Hub, on why you should get involved.