Pioneer is a dedicated, extra-curricular course for students who are interested in enterprise and entrepreneurship and who want to develop the knowledge and skills to excel as an entrepreneur.

The course provides a starting point for those with an idea or concept, or those wanting to set up their own business in the future, as well as fundamental support when entering start-up competitions.

How much of my time is required?

  • Pioneer is an eight-part course, with a monthly workshop between November and June.
  • When signing up, you commit to attending a minimum of six workshops. Plus, you’ll have the chance to submit an application to take part in our final competition.
  • 2018-19 workshop dates will be released in September.

What does the Course involve?

  • Every month focuses on a different skill or knowledge area including innovation, business planning, pitching, sources of finance, and more. You will work in teams to develop a business idea, using the knowledge gained in each session.
  • The course culminates in a competition; you submit your business idea and those who are shortlisted pitch to a panel of judges, with the winners taking fantastic prizes.
  • The workshops are delivered primarily by entrepreneurs and external professionals, who offer rich insights into running a business.
  • Watch one of our past students talk about the course.

How do I Sign up?

  • Registrations for Pioneer 2018-19 will open in September 2018. For any queries, please contact .