retailRIGHT and Hammerson are partnering with GCU and GCU London’s British School of Fashion to provide an exciting package of support for the next generation of talent in fashion retail. 

Seed Funding Opportunity

If you have retail business idea but need a helping hand to get started why not apply for support to make your dream a reality.‌

Aspiring entrepreneurs with ambitions to start their own retail business have the chance to access a share of a £30,000 seed funding pot. 

The seed funding opportunity is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students at GCU and GCU London, plus alumni who graduated within the past five years. Interested candidates can apply online and share their idea and the level of support required. The deadline for applications is Thursday 13th June 2019 at 5pm. Shortlisted candidates will be notified later in June and invited to present their business idea to an industry panel in July.


retailRIGHT scholarships are available to support students studying on the following undergraduate and postgraduate programmes:

Applications for the 2019/20 programme are now open. Apply here for undergraduate scholarships and here for postgraduate scholarships.