Queen’s University of Belfast

Enterprise SU provides a wide range of enterprise support services to Queen’s students including;

Student Business Clinics and office accommodation

A free and confidential one to one advisory service for all students interested in starting their own business, as well as free office space available for up to 6 student businesses annually to support development of their business ideas.

Enterprise Newsletter

Fortnightly e-mail newsletter to students promoting enterprise opportunities, programmes and events to Queen’s students.

Global Entrepreneurship Week

On an annual basis Enterprise SU organises and co-ordinates a range of events and workshops to take place throughout Global Entrepreneurship Week.


A 12 week entrepreneurship programme for female students. The programme is designed to develop business and entrepreneurial skills.

What’s the Big Idea?

A prize pot is allocated each year to the ‘What’s the Big Idea’ competition to support students to develop ideas. There are 10 awards available including awards for the best idea from each faculty.

QUB Dragons’ Den

Students are invited to submit a plan from which a number of students will be shortlisted to quick pitch their idea to an internal panel of judges. A final 12 students are then chosen to pitch to a panel of external judges (Dragon’s) for the opportunity to secure investment from an allocated prize fund.

Belfast Enterprise Academy

Delivered in partnership with Belfast City Council, UU and Belfast Met – 20 students are awarded places each year on this intensive business support programme which is open to all students with a business idea.

Queen’s students are also supported in entering a wide range of external competitions.


For further information please contact Lynne Weir (l.weir@qub.ac.uk) or Judith Maguire (j.maguire@qub.ac.uk).