University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth Business School

The University of Portsmouth has a prestigious 'Gold' rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) – one of only four Gold-rated universities in the south east. We support startups and SMEs through our Business Enterprise Centre, giving access to the University’s expertise and resources. Last year we supported over 300 small businesses.

Whether you're a start-up, SME or large organisation, we offer consultancy and support for your business. The University's Business Enterprise Centre brings together our services for business. It's a one stop shop, giving easy access to expertise from across the University. Small and medium size enterprises are at the heart of the UK economy. As proud trailblazers of the first degree apprenticeships in the country we are now in the process of recruiting our second cohort for our Chartered Manager Degree offering the triple guarantee of a quality degree, on-the-job experience and professional pathway for future development.

Fulfill your strategic ambitions with our support to develop and grow your business.

Upcoming Events

Big Networking Night #BNN2018

Portland Building, University of Portsmouth, PO1 3AH

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In partnership with Hampshire Chamber of Commerce, join the University of Portsmouth’s premier networking night.Meet businesses from all sectors across the Solent region.…

Business Advice

Tapping into Student Talent

Every autumn, thousands of students descend on cities and towns across the country to study at university. Armed with their academic timetables, one of the first things they will…


Case study: An effective career-enhancing initiative for students

900 Students, 61 Workshops, 31 Business Presenters, highlights of the University of Portsmouth’s successful IMPACT week 2017 From time to time I am challenged by businesses as to…