Supporting Enterprise

Bath Spa University undertakes a range of initiatives to encourage enterprise and entrepreneurship. These support staff and students to develop innovative business ideas with commercial potential.


Innovation Vouchers Scheme

The SW England Innovation Vouchers Scheme provides funding for small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) to access the expertise in the region's universities.


Business Plan Competition

Bath Spa University's annual Business Plan Competition encourages and develops the enterprise culture within the university and helps students to structure their business ideas.


Industry Mentors Programme

Bath Spa University's Mentoring Programme develops opportunities for students to receive expert advice and guidance from businesses and organisations in their chosen field.


Graduate Mentors

Bath Spa Graduate Mentors provide an opportunity for students to get in touch with alumni with specific business/industry experiences, to gain insights into career opportunities.


Enterprise in the Curriculum

Bath Spa University values the contribution made by many external partners to enriching our curriculum for the benefit of the student learning experience.

"Winning the prize is fantastic because it boosts my confidence and shows that all the hard work has paid off."

Claire Baker, Business Plan Competition Winner 2008