The Creative Enterprise Centre (CEC) is an enterprise and entrepreneurship hub to support students and graduates to develop their enterprise competencies and kick-start their entrepreneurial experiences.
Make a living from your ideas and skills
If you are one of the University’s budding entrepreneurs, innovators, freelancers, designers or are just interested in developing your enterprise skills, utilise a wide range of free services and resources. Visit the Enterprise and Entrepreneurship page for more information on further support and opportunities available across the University and beyond.
Westminster Student Enterprise Journey
The Westminster Student Enterprise Journey is a modular and reflective workflow that supports you to manage, monitor and take ownership of developing your enterprise skills, setting up your business and freelance career.
It is the first step and one-stop-shop to access:
- freelance ‘gigs’ and opportunities
- one to one business advice
- business competitions
- other free resources available to you across the University and beyond
The workflow aids a monitoring tool keeping a record of all your engagement in enterprise related activities.
Skills Labs: Workshops and events
First hand industry insights and practical advice
Attend free workshops and events led by advisors, entrepreneurs and industry experts. They will cover topics such as the Business Model Canvas, intellectual property, book-keeping, investment readiness, branding, and much more to enhance your employability and commercial skills, whilst gaining practical and first-hand insights on what it’s like to run your own business and/or work as a freelancer.
Get matched to paid freelance and work experience opportunities
Sign up to The Agency and get matched to opportunities to work with local and national businesses and charities through freelance projects and internships.
We source paid creative projects and work experience opportunities across a wide range of skills sets. Once registered we match students with the relevant experience and skills to these opportunities, allowing you get paid, grow your professional network and build up your portfolio and CV.
Sharpen up and diversify the digital skills you need to grow your business, your career and confidence
The Digital Lab offers a series of workshops and tutorials to support you with developing your digital, production and creative skills. The workshops will cover basic design and media production skills, website development, online and social media marketing and beyond. Access a fully kitted workspace and edit suite with state of the art software, media toolkits and equipment, allowing you to work on your creative, production and design projects.
Connect with the CEC
- Follow us on Twitter
- Follow us on Facebook
- Follow us on Instagram
- Subscribe to the CEC Newsletter for the latest events and opportunities.
For more information on the support and services available contact: [email protected].