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King’s Enterprise Award

The King’s Enterprise Award aims to develop, enhance and recognise student enterprise activity.

The award is for activities undertaken outside your formal learning and is open to all current undergraduate and postgraduate students from any faculty.

The Award also enables you to evidence your enterprise activities undertaken outside the formal curriculum. The Award does not have a credit value.

Upon successful completion of the Enterprise Award, you will:

  • Be introduced to entrepreneurship by understanding the world of startups and the entrepreneurial journey

  • Have entrepreneurial attributes instilled through peer to peer interaction and experiential learning opportunities.

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The Award is informally modelled around a 7.5 credit format equating to approximately 75 hours of engagement. Engagement can include:

-In person with the Entrepreneurship Institute (c.25 hours)

-Self audited reflection and assessment preparation (c.50 hours)

2018/2019 application is closed

Attainment of the Award will involve you translating your in person engagement with the Entrepreneurship Institute into a learning dimension. You will be expected to analyse your experience, and reflect on your experience using the skills that you have learnt throughout the year.

Assessment of the Award can comprise of a business plan (c.2000 words), an entrepreneurial project proposal (c.2000 words), a functioning website developed by you (accompanied by a project report c.1000 words), a podcast (accompanied by a project report c.1000 words) or a mobile app (accompanied by a project report c.1000 words).

Alternative means of assessment are also admissible, please contact the Entrepreneurship Institute for further discussion.

In exceptional circumstances an extension for the assessment can be requested. In order to be considered for this, please email with a clear rationale for the extension.

2017 Award Ceremony Photo Gallery

See photos from last year's awards ceremony