For students

What's on

We have a wide range of events, programmes and competitions running throughout the academic year. No matter what stage you're at, there is something for you.

Discover more about the activity on offer below. Some events are only available at a certain time of year while others repeat throughout the semester. You can see more detail on this below. Checkout the events calendar for activity you can book now.  



Events calendar for students

A live feed of all our upcoming dates and deadlines.

Freelancer's Workshops

Thinking of becoming a freelancer now or in the future? We can help with events, resources and support.

A guide to the Innovator Founder Visa

Guide to innovator founder visa
Are you an international student with aspirations of starting your own business in the UK?

Startup Basics

Our brand new programme can help kickstart your entrepreneurial journey with 5 workshops

Innovator Networking

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Join us for networking and a chance to pitch.

Inspire Launch Grow Awards

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The annual celebration of entrepreneurship at the University of Edinburgh.

Startup Summer Accelerator 

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Get paid to work on your sustainable startup idea this summer.

Sustainable Business Ideas Competition

Win £1,000 just for telling us about your climate and sustainability centric startup idea.

Business Ideas Competition

Entering a business competition is a great way to raise money to launch your business or social venture.

PhD Max

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Take your PhD to the Max!

Techstars Startup Weekend

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Our most popular three day in-person event is back, this time with inspiring sponsor techstars!

Power Her Up

We’ve been working hard to improve Power Her Up and are ready to launch this new online programme for 2024!

KB Talks

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Meet successful entrepreneurs at our KB Talks

Virtual Investor Programme

The Virtual Investor Programme will support you through your investor readiness journey - at your own speed.

Founders Market

Support thriving University of Edinburgh student entrepreneurs

Data-Driven Entrepreneurship Programme

Providing focused support for digital/data focused entrepreneurs and businesses.