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Enterprise Academy & Social Enterprise Academy

Inspiring Learners | Fulfilling Potential | Achieving Excellence

To find, inspire, fuel and spark the next generation entrepreneurs in West Wales.

Believe in yourself and follow your dreams 

Where others see risk, you see opportunity. You thrive on change. ,You imagine new possibilities: solutions, products, the next big idea.  Pursuing your concept isn’t a choice; it’s an intense belief that follows you everywhere. Trust that instinct. Feed it.

Whether you’re launching a new venture, joining an emerging business you’ve come to the right place. Join a truly vibrant learning community.

The Enterprise and Social Enterprise Academy has been created to provide you with dedicated support and time to explore enterprise, innovation, business and self-employment opportunities with expert help, support and facilities.

Whatever year you’re in and whatever course you are studying if you are a student with us, this is definitely for you.

You can contact us for support to develop your enterprising or innovative idea. We will provide you with everything you need to get started and as you grow your idea, we’ll help you develop your business skills and enterprise mindset.

In addition to a wide range of opportunities we will support you to get exposure, acquire skills and gain real-world experience in startup businesses.

We offer multidisciplinary hackathons, mentoring from industry experts, startup funding, competitions and events with our extensive entrepreneurial network.

Start-up & Grow Package
  • Regional enterprise competition 
  • Big Ideas Wales role model talks 
  • Innovation competitions and workshops 
  • Alumni talks and workshops 
  • Pop up surgeries 
  • Bilingual Business 1-2-1 support 
  • Looking at market validation/ SWOT analysis
  • Developing your USB
  • Business plans
  • Finance and sustainability
  • Innovation
  • Branding / marketing / websites
  • Licences / insurances / policies
  • Bilingual ‘Angel’ and alumni support
Private sector business support
  • Bilingual opportunities for test trading (virtual or face-to face) across all sectors
  • Support and entry to Innovation competitions both locally, nationally and internationally
  • Bilingual business resources and case studies
  • Bilingual qualifications
  • Management development and leadership workshops or experience
  • Links to industry for growth, support and knowledge
  • Hackathon and Skills Competitions Wales
  • Collaboration with public and private business sectors capital investors and private sector funding, access to other student businesses for support
  • All start-ups will be referred to business Wales, Social
  • Business Wales, Big ideas Wales and Business in Focus advisors for support
  • Start-ups with high growth programmes
  • Financial support, bursaries and advice
  • Open Space’ made available within our campuses and town centre’s Hub in collaboration with Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion County Councils

Inspiring Learners

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Get in Touch

Graig Campus
Sandy Road
SA15 4DN
01554 748000
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Coleg Sir Gar is a company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales No. 08539630 and is a registered charity No. 1152522. 
The registered office is at The Graig Campus, Sandy Road, Pwll, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, SA15 4DN