External Opportunities

The Graduate School Researcher Development Team hand-select the most relevant, exciting external opportunities from our University partners and beyond to provide inspiration to guide your development and expand your network. Please see below for the latest opportunities and events:

Enterprise Campus West

Enterprise Campus West supports postgraduate students from the following universities who want to set up their own business.

Our initial focus will be on encouraging new high-growth business start-ups, but whatever your idea, our team of advisors can help you to guide your business from initial concept through to incorporation.

Funded by the Scottish Funding Council, Enterprise Campus is a free and impartial service offering support for businesses at all stages – from business plan feedback and IP advice, to events, one-to-one clinics and funding opportunities.

Want to know more?  Take a look at our brochure or get in touch.

Vitae Online Guide: Starting your PhD

Starting a PhD can seem daunting, but taking a professional approach to your development from the start can help make the path smoother, and enable you to be a more successful researcher in the long run.

You will find some helpful advice to making a successful start in your research from Vitae 

Please note that you will need to be registered to the Vitae website with your university address to access some of this content.

Strathclyde Enterprise Pathway

The Strathclyde Enterprise Pathway is an exciting programme aimed at developing, enhancing and testing transferable skills and business acumen of participating students and researchers.

The programme is open to a variety of students & researchers from a number of universities, including:

  • Undergraduate students and early career research staff from the University of Strathclyde 
  • Masters students & postgraduate research students from the University of Strathclyde, University of the West of Scotland, University of Glasgow, University of Stirling, Glasgow Caledonian University and Glasgow School of Art

For more information, please visit the Enterprise Pathway website.

For further enquiries please email: enterprise@strath.ac.uk