The Start-up Lab

Employability

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The Graduate Entrepreneur Visa

Do you want to extend your visa to stay in the UK and develop your business?

The Graduate Entrepreneur Visa scheme allows non-EU graduates to extend their stay in the UK for up to two years after graduation – if they have been identified by their university as having a viable business plan and entrepreneurial skills. To apply for one of the endorsements allocated to Loughborough, please contact either Marina Pickles or the Student Advice and Support Service.

Success stories

Ali Foroughi

Ali launched Jungle magazine in 2013 to showcase the work of both established and aspiring creative artists around the globe.

Sophie-Louise Hyde

Launched in 2013, The Student Wordsmith is the go-to place for students and graduates keen to read material by various writers – both established and previously undiscovered – that reflects their own experiences.

Simon Lyons

Simon’s design company, Version 22, develops innovative products that address household problems – like storage and opening awkward packaging.

Ali Foroughi

Ali launched Jungle magazine in 2013 to showcase the work of both established and aspiring creative artists around the globe.

Sophie-Louise Hyde

Launched in 2013, The Student Wordsmith is the go-to place for students and graduates keen to read material by various writers – both established and previously undiscovered – that reflects their own experiences.

Simon Lyons

Simon’s design company, Version 22, develops innovative products that address household problems – like storage and opening awkward packaging.