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Entrepreneurship support

Entrepreneurship support

Enhancing Entrepreneurship provides students and graduates of Wrexham Glyndwr University with a range of opportunities to help develop their enterprise skills or to support them in starting a new business. Whether you're interested in starting a business, freelancing or being your own boss, the Enhancing Entrepreneurship team is here to help.


We offer events across the year organised both internally and in collaboration with external partners.  Events range from short one hour sessions to full day conferences and include topics of interest to those at all stages of self-employment or just wanting to develop their entrepreneurial skills.  To keep up to date with our latest events follow us on Facebook and/or Twitter, or sign up for our newsletter.

One to One support

Students and graduates can access one to one business start-up support to help develop ideas, discuss steps and possible funding for self-employment, or discuss how to grow an existing business.

This is a bookable service on specific dates throughout the year.  Please contact to book your meeting

Ongoing Business Mentoring

As a follow on to the one to one meetings, we also have a number of local business professionals, some of which are previous students of WGU, who have kindly agreed to be on a list of business mentors for WGU students and graduates.

To register your interest in this service please email

Business Space

Through our service, we also offer flexible business start-up space for student and graduates to run their businesses. 

Enterprise Lounge - Offering affordable shared office space on the main campus, ideal for early-stage businesses with desks starting at only £12 per week

Principal’s House - Individual and flexible office spaces at our Regent Street Campus. Facilities include shared meeting/training rooms and a shared kitchen.  Ideal for start-ups who wish to grow.

Enhancing Entrepreneurship Awards

The Enhancing Entrepreneurship Awards look to showcase the entrepreneurial talent in the region, with various awards on offer to celebrate the success of innovative businesses!

Award categories include: 

  • Best start-up
  • Best social enterprise
  • Best networker
  • Best student/graduate business
  • Best corporate entrepreneur
  • Young entrepreneur of the year

Download the Enhancing Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 Application Form here.



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