University of Wales Trinity Saint David

Find us at: The International Institute for Creative Entrepreneurial Development (IICED), Unit 10, J Shed, Kings Road, Swansea SA1 8PH, C1007, Carwyn James, Research Innovation and Enterprise Services, Carmarthen, SA31 3EP and Careers, Lampeter.

Are you thinking of starting a business? Or do you already have one?

Nothing beats the satisfaction of running your own business – following your passion to be your own boss, managing your own time, and making your own decisions. Perhaps you dream of working for yourself, have a great idea for a new business but you worry about the risks involved in going it alone or you lack the confidence and skills you need to take the first step. Maybe you run a successful start-up business and would benefit from some direction or you’d like to increase your skill-set through expert advice. You’re not alone. All business owners face the same challenges. 

A recent graduate? Find out more about why Swansea is a great place to run your business

UWTSD can offer you:

  • Creative Bubble – a shop and network to support student-led activities: pop - up shops, exhibitions, performance, fundraising, networking, meetings

  • Help to start a business – Institutional and Welsh Government funded support,

  • One-to-One Meetings

  • Intellectual Property and Creativity Workshops

  • Opportunities to discuss, explore, and network with like-minded students and entrepreneurs

  • Industry Links - projects, guest speakers and networking with businesses

  • Enterprise Week events

  • Industry Links - Projects, guest speakers and networking with businesses.

  • Enterprise Week events.

  • Extra-curricular activities - competitions, start-up workshops, meeting entrepreneurial alumni

  • Inspirational speakers (including our entrepreneurial alumni) 

The Team

Dylan Williams-Evans - Enterprise Manager/ Entrepreneurship Champion - Email:

Hywel Davies

Kathryn Penaluna

Nicola Powell


Find out more at:


Twitter: @UWTSD