Be your own boss in 2022

Enterprise opportunities for
London Met students

What is Student Enterprise?

London Met’s Student Enterprise team offer a range of help, support, advice and events for those interested in going into business for themselves, or simply learning more about the process of starting a successful business. Keep scrolling to see what we’ve got planned for semester two!

I'm new and hungry

Start learning about entrepreneurship

Discover Lunch & Learn

I’ve got a business idea

But don’t know if it’s a good one!

Discover Startup Sprint

I’ve got a great business idea

And think it’s a winner

Discover Big Idea Challenge

I want to be a freelancer

Build or strengthen your foundations for successful freelancing

Discover Freelance Foundations

I want to start my startup

I have an idea, know it’s a good one and just want to start it!

Discover Quickstart

Lunch & Learn

Starting late February 2022

Hungry to learn?

Want to know what it is like to start a business after University? Then join us for a free lunch where you will find out more about the Accelerator and the ways in which we can support you during your studies and after graduating.

At this bitesize lunchtime session you will hear from one of our startups (and a graduate from London Metropolitan University) who will talk you through how they found their experience of being a graduate entrepreneur.

4-6 February 2022  Oops! you missed it!

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Become an entrepreneur in 3 days

Entrepreneurs aren’t born. The skills they use to create successful businesses can be learned – by anyone! Start-up Sprint is an intensive fun weekend where participants will work online in teams and learn how to spot, test and pitch new business opportunities. A guaranteed good time!

Applications open 24 January 2022

Bootcamp Day – TBC
Awards Night – TBC

Win with big and small ideas
Big Idea Challenge is London Met’s annual pitching competition, open to all students and recent graduates, which seeks to unearth early stage ideas and the passionate individuals behind them.
Oh, and there’s more than £30,000 worth of cash and other prizes on offer!

Freelance Foundations

Taking place from 16 February 2022

4 weekly online sessions

Calling the curious

Whether you want to be your own boss, get paid for your skills or set up a lifestyle business, Freelance Foundations is a live interactive online course covering everything you’ll need to know when starting out as a Freelancer.

We’ll give you the information you will need for setting up, finding clients, successfully promoting your work and taking care of your finances!

Taking place from 14 July 2022

Further programme details TBC

Launch something awesome in 4 weeks

Quickstart is our highly practical programme that will provide you with all the tools, knowledge and motivation needed to launch your own business over two months. The four weekly 1-2 hour sessions are packed full of practical advice and support to take an idea and launch a real business. Specific topics covered will be your customer value proposition, brand & marketing, selling, small business finance, taxes and legal basics!

Register your interest