Durham Venture School brings together talented individuals to launch high-potential startups.
This is a unique opportunity to work alongside other exceptional Durham University graduates to explore the significant problems facing industry and society. We will surround you with the tools, resources, and connections to help you generate new ideas and launch ventures with the potential to achieve significant impact.
"The best training experience I've had at Durham University."
We want you to think big. Durham Venture School offers an unrivalled package of support to help you do this, providing an exclusive opportunity to explore your ideas within an ambitious community of like-minded individuals with the tools and drive to make a difference.
By joining the programme you will:
The next Durham Venture School programme will launch on 30th August 2022. The initial stage of the programme will last for three months, with the potential to continue for a further three months beyond this depending on the progress of your team.
The first three weeks of the programme (30th August to 16th September) will run exclusively from the Hazan Venture Lab, our new entrepreneurship space on campus. College accommodation will be available for this period.
From week 4 onwards, the programme will be delivered in a hybrid model, with all training taking place online and optional activity running from Hazan Venture Lab.
Graduates of Durham University, including students graduating in 2022, with a burning desire to make a difference in the world. You will need to be ambitious, ready to challenge your own thoughts and ideas, and willing to work as part of a team to make things happen.
Participants will be required to be on the programme on a full-time basis.
You do not need to have an idea to apply.
See the Durham Venture School FAQs for further information on the programme.
Applications are closed for the 2022 academic year.
"A support system that encourages you to show up as your full self every time, giving us room to experiment, fail, and try again."