I have a self-employment, freelance and/or business start up idea that I want to pursue

Self-employment, freelancing and running your own business

Relevant programmes and events:

The Cube: business start-up, self-employment, weekly drop-in, workshops, monthly support sessions and more 

If you have an idea that you want to pursue, The Cube offers weekly opportunities for students and graduates to access information on a variety of free self-employment and business start-up support all in one place. This includes:
  • bespoke expert-run workshops and events
  • 1:1 business and self-employment support appointments
  • 1:1 business expert appointments on legal, finance, intellectual property, digital marketing, business start-up and more 
  • weekly drop-in sessions 
  • support to access Santander funding
  • business challenges and competitions 
  • networking opportunities.
To find out which services may be most appropriate to you, simply email thecube@plymouth.ac.uk
The Cube also delivers an ongoing programme of business start-up and development workshops on a variety of topics including:
  • body language and rapport building
  • goal and action setting
  • mindset habits for entrepreneurs and the workplace
  • stress management for entrepreneurs
  • podcasting, vlogging and TikToks for business
  • video production and editing
  • intellectual property
  • the legalities of starting a business.
In addition, you can attend monthly support sessions to access:
  • 1:1’s with Student Enterprise Manager
  • Business Start-Up and Finance 1:1’s
  • Digital Marketing 1:1’s
  • Business Legalities 1:1’s
  • Business Advice and Guidance 1:1’s
  • Intellectual Property 1:1’s
  • Marketing and Branding 1:1’s.
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