Dates for your diary

Key dates for your diary if you are applying for the Venture Fund and/or a Graduate Entrepreneur Visa!

If you haven’t attended 6 Venture workshops, come along to the workshop in February and March, these are your last chance to attend! Find out more details and book with the links to your right.

We strongly encourage all applicants to make an appointment with the Entrepreneurship Consultant, Barry Hodges-White between now and the end of April to discuss your business plan. Appointments can be made at

March Workshops

Social Media: 2nd March

Fixing the Problem: 6th March

Reaching your goals (how to score like Pele): 10th March

Managing Risk (What could go wrong?): 17th March

Financial Control (it’s not all about the numbers): 19th March

Deadlines and Pitching Days

Venture/GES Business Plan Deadline*: 1st May (17:00)

*Business Plans must be submitted online to by 17:00 on Friday 1st May. Applicants must state whether they are applying for a Graduate Entrepreneurs Visa, the Venture Fund OR both. Applications who do not state this will not be considered.

Venture Pitching Day (Invitation Only): 19th May

GES Pitching Day (Invitation Only):  21st May 

If you have any questions please send an email to the Innovation Hub team at