About EnSpire Oxford

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As part of the Innovation and Engagement team within Research Services, EnSpire Oxford is the University of Oxford's entrepreneurship hub, enabling staff, students, alumni and the local community to navigate the Oxford entrepreneurial ecosystem with ease.

Through EnSpire, you can explore the wealth of entrepreneurship programmes and support found within the University and wider community, while accessing exciting new extra-curricular activities, including experiential learning and networking opportunities. Whether you’re looking to expand your entrepreneurial mindset, get support with idea development or are ready to launch your venture, EnSpire will help you to enhance your skillset, expand your network and begin your entrepreneurial journey. 



EnSpire Partners

Alongside the entrepreneurial initiatives run by EnSpire Oxford throughout the year, we work closely with three key partners within the University to provide a wide range of core programmes and events. Find out more about each partner below.

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The Entrepreneurship Centre at Saïd Business School plays a pivotal role in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship within the school’s community, as well as among the broader student body and alumni of the University of Oxford. EnSpire collaborates with the Entrepreneurship Centre, facilitating key programmes such as the 'Building a Business' and 'Oxford Venture Builder', in addition to providing support for their flagship event, Oxford Saïd Entrepreneurship Forum (OSEF). 

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The Careers Service supports all University of Oxford students, researchers, and alumni. Their aim is to educate and resource students, enabling them to navigate the complex jobs market and make informed career decisions. EnSpire works in partnership with the University of Oxford Careers Service to provide the Future Leaders Innovation Programme, a one-term programme that leads to an ILM Level 3 Award in Leadership and Management. 

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Oxford University Innovation (OUI) contributes to the University’s societal benefit by working with staff and students to apply their expertise and research. They have a bold vision of creating a world-leading innovation ecosystem with the University of Oxford at its heart. EnSpire work in partnership with OUI’s Startup Incubator and their student focused programme, StEP Ignite. 

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