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 2019’ #BNN2019

The Village Hotel, Lakeshore Drive, Portsmouth Hampshire PO6 3FR

How is it possible to trade overseas? Ask questions and learn from local, now global, businesses. This free to attend South Hampshire evening networking event is the largest of its…

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…

Success Stories

CRUNCH and Small Businesses – collaborative research beyond business and management

What if small businesses were active collaborators in projects across a range of disciplines, such as sustainability? Portsmouth Business School demonstrates how such projects can…