Careers and Entrepreneurship

Our activities

Come to one of our specialist events, including Ideas Lab. You can also book a one-to-one appointment with a member of the Entrepreneurship team

Events and workshops

You will find a full programme of events throughout the year, both online and on-campus.

  • Ideas Lab, our flagship personal development opportunity, will help you explore your passions, develop your skills and support you in identifying & taking forward your ideas to turn these into tangible start-up proposals
  • Events include specialist workshops and meetups for freelancers and social entrepreneurs along with those looking to meet other like-minded students interested in the world of entrepreneurship
  • Accelerator, our summer programme supports students with a validated business idea or existing business in taking their start-up to the next level. Sign up to our newsletter for further updates and to get involved
  • Missed our previous workshops? Our Entrepreneurship canvas site includes recordings from some of our workshops, plus lots of useful resources. Use your Sussex ITS log-in to join our canvas site and start upskilling yourself, today!

All students and recent graduates are welcome, whether you are already trading or simply want to explore, network and develop your skills.

One-to-one appointments

Book an Entrepreneurship Exploration appointment either online or face-to-face with a member of our team. This will help us to understand what you need to move forward. In a one-to-one you can:

  • Discuss ideas, receive feedback and learn how to develop your idea, side-hustle or business
  • Access specialist advice on everything from funding and finance through to marketing and intellectual property protection
  • Connect with mentors and experienced founders who can share insights and help you grow
  • Establish & set clear goals to support your progress & accelerate your development
  • Learn about other opportunities available throughout the university network