Build your skills

The Enterprise Programme’s Develop Stream seeks to inspire and support entrepreneurial skill-building, idea generation, and business model creation.

The programme is open to all students, staff, recent alumni* and eligible community members through Scotland’s International Environment Centre (SIEC).

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About Develop Stream

Every spring and autumn semester, the Enterprise Programme’s Develop Stream offers a programme of skills workshops, discussion panels and business engagement opportunities.

Every year, we run our Entrepreneurial Quest, the University's annual student ideas competition.

Develop Stream programme: Autumn semester 2023

Developing an entrepreneurial mindset and skills are invaluable no matter what your career aspirations may be.

Whether you’re looking to enhance your employability, prepare for self-employment, or become equipped for an entrepreneurial journey, our programme of term-time training will help you build the tools to succeed.

View our full schedule of Develop programming and book your place. If you have questions or require assistance to access our programming, please email the Enterprise Team at:

Note: registration for all 2023/2024 training and events will open Friday, 1 September 2023.

*Eligible alumni must be within seven years of degree completion.

Our annual ideas competition: The Entrepreneurial Quest

Are you looking to develop your communication skills, exercise some creativity and gain feedback on an early-stage idea? Don’t miss our Entrepreneurial Quest, the University's annual student ideas competition.

Taking part in “The Quest” is easy! Simply film and submit a three-minute video pitch clearly explaining the essential components of your business idea. You’ll gain constructive feedback from an expert judging panel and compete for exclusive Santander Universities UK funding and support.

Note: Please ensure that you register to attend our essential online Competition Information Session on Thursday 15 February 2024 prior to registering for The Quest.  

Online applications for The Quest 2024 will open on Friday, 16th February, and close Monday 11th March 2024.

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Get in touch with the Enterprise team if you have any queries.