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About the Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies


The place to create entrepreneurial futures

The University of Leeds Centre for Enterprise and Entrepreneurship Studies is the focal point for enterprise education and research on the campus, part of Enterprise at Leeds initiative and contributor to the GOLD standard awarded by the Small Business Charter in 2014. Lead by Professor Diane Holt, the experienced teaching and research team, associate lecturers, visiting staff and enterprise ambassadors help us deliver interesting and stimulating modules at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We are proud of our postgraduate MSc Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, which practically develops your understanding of enterprise on a global scale, and our innovative undergraduate 'with Enterprise' programmes.

We will also help you locate enterprise opportunities and get involved: from joining a student enterprise group to starting a business with SPARK and from taking on a social project to entering a competition.

We support a number of leading organisations involved in enterprise education:

  • Enterprise Educators UK (EEUK)
  • Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE)
  • National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE)

We provide practical support, materials and guidance to all those who are interested in gaining new skills and improving their enterprise background.

We use the most up to date teaching methods and have been involved with the development of The Academy of Innovation, and the amazing collaborative teaching space.

Enterprise at Leeds

We produce an annual Student Impact Report to show the impact our work has across the whole university has.  You can view the reports below, or visit the 'Enterprise at Leeds' website for for more information and enterprise profiles.

Enterprise At Leeds Student Impact Report 2019/20

2018/2019 Student Impact Report