A Santander Universities enterprise programme helping UU students launch their own business.
UU Start is a comprehensive support programme for student entrepreneurs at all stages of their business journey. Split into three phases, you will join at the phase most relevant to your support needs.
The programme will help you to:
Programme value is £3,000+ per student.
This is the initial phase of business development, where ideas are generated and developed. Activities in this phase focus on helping you identify what ideas have potential to develop from an idea to a more concrete business. This phase includes:
This next phase takes the business from an idea to a realistic and actional business plan, through to business launch. Provision here focuses on tailored support and customer testing leading to product refinement before business launch. This phase includes:
This final phase supports you and your business post-launch to help you grow and increase the likely-hood of business survival. These activities focus on access to funding, opportunities to pitch and preparing to scale. This phase is also open to alumni up to two years after graduation. This phase includes: