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Add another dimension to your degree and enhance your career prospects.
Enterprise Skills Workshops

Want to develop and expand your range of skills?

Join an Enterprise skills workshop to improve your team-working, negotiation and creative skills. Develop your skills to make yourself more enterprising and employable. 

To find out more go to Enterprise Skills Workshops 


Ignite is an intensive 5 day programme to designed to take you on a journey towards becoming enterprising in your chosen career; be this a business start-up, a social enterprise, the voluntary sector or within an established organisation.

To find out more go to Ignite

Innovation Challenge

Enter a team into the Innovation Challenge to win BIG CASH PRIZES for your Students' Union club or society. Each participating team is given an everyday object and asked to create as much ‘value’ from it as possible e.g. artistically, financially or by having a social/community value. The results are submitted in the format of a short 3 minute video and the winners are selected by a panel of prominent judges.

More coming soon


For Postgraduate students

I-solve brings together inter-disciplinary teams of post graduate students who use their ingenuity and innovation skills to research and identify commercial opportunities for breakthrough technologies being developed in Cardiff University. They will gather information and carry out analysis in order to make their best recommendations for taking the technology to market. I-solve is for everyone, not just for technology or business students, it’s about bringing together different skill sets to find the best solution for real-life projects.

To find out more go to iSolve 

 Christmas Market

Cardiff University Enterprise Christmas Market | Friday 6 December | 11.00-15.00

 Here’s your chance to sell your own unique products, test trade your ideas and get some customer feedback, and hopefully make a profit along the way. Whether you regularly sell your own goods on eBay, or at boutique stalls or craft fairs or if you want to try out a new idea for the first time, why not book your stall at the Market Place?



Concept is your chance to get to work on a real LIVE brief for a major company. You'll have three days to come up with an advertising campaign for. Not only will you learn valuable skills in marketing, branding and advertising you'll get hands on experience working with a real client and pitching your concepts to them.


Student Enterprise, Research and Commercial Division, Cardiff University Students’ Union, Park Place, Cardiff, CF10 3QN | 02920781442 |