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Student Enterprise Competitions

Competitions are a great way for students to not only win some fantastic prizes but also improve entrepreneurial skills and develop business ideas. To register interest for the 2017-2018 comeptitions please email

The Big Ideas is a competition where students are evaluated on a business idea and pitch. Only students registered at the University of Kent are eligible to participate in the Big Ideas Competition. Students can submit entries individually or work in teams. Business ideas may come from any sector, including social enterprises.

The Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards aim to give a financial boost to student and graduate business ventures in their early stages from UK partner universities. You will need to submit a two-minute video outlining the idea behind the business and how it came about.

The VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week offers university students and faculty from all over the world a chance to collaborate, form partnerships, build their global networks, and congregate in Blacksburg and Roanoke, Virginia, USA.

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Last Updated: 29/01/2018