Careers Service


Information on self employment including starting your own business and freelancing and where to get further help and support at the university and beyond.


Includes a useful downloadable guide.

Starting your own business

Generating business ideas, writing a business plan and financial preparation - advice on the planning stages.


Where to find comprehensive information and advice about freelancing, and where to find work.

Support available at University of Edinburgh

The University of Edinburgh is keen to support entrepreneurs. Find out where you can get advice.

Additional sources of help

When starting your own business, there are a number of additional sources of help you can approach.