Oct
11
2021

The potential business success stories of tomorrow have been unveiled at the Santander X Entrepreneurship Awards 2021, a prestigious UK-wide entrepreneurial business pitching competition for students and recent graduates.

Oct
01
2021

Santander, through Santander Universities UK, and The Open University today announce the launch of Union Black: Britain’s Black Cultures and Steps to Anti-Racism, a free online education programme for all university communities across the UK, designed to drive cultural change across the higher education sector.

Jul
20
2021

Over 80 budding entrepreneurs from across the UK are participating in the Santander X Entrepreneurship Awards 2021 and are in with a chance of receiving up to £75,000 of business development support at the competition final, due to take place at Wembley Stadium in London in October.

Oct
15
2020

Santander, through Santander Universities, is coordinating a £1million investment into a ground-breaking higher education employability programme that will unlock the potential of hundreds of autistic students and boost the neurodiversity of the nation’s workforce.

Oct
01
2020

Two top emerging entrepreneurs, and potential business success stories of tomorrow, have been unveiled at the tenth annual Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards 2020, a prestigious UK-wide entrepreneurial business pitching competition for students and recent graduates.

Sep
08
2020

New research from Santander UK reveals that over a quarter of students currently run or plan to run a business whilst at university. The study – which polled 1,000 undergraduates from across the UK – found that almost one in ten (9%) entrepreneurs are already running a business alongside their studies, an increase from just 6% recorded in 2018, with an additional 18% of students saying they have plans to start their own business venture in the near future.
 

Jul
01
2019
  • Santander Universities launches inaugural STEMships programme dedicated to supporting aspiring women engineers
  • Jenson Button joined Santander UK CEO Nathan Bostock at the 2019 Formula Student global competition at Silverstone to announce the first-ever STEMship beneficiaries
  • Two-year engineering support initiative aims to address the lack of diversity within the UK engineering industry
Jul
01
2019
  • Finalists of the 2019 Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards announced
  • Top prize of £25,000 up for grabs at the national final in London this October
  • Two winning businesses will be provided with a fully funded Santander intern and bespoke mentoring from business experts
  • Santander Startup Programme supporting over 150 student businesses
Jun
14
2019
  • The three-year agreement will provide funding for the University and benefit both students and the local community
  • Initiatives include the University’s 'First Generation' programme, a scheme which will support local students whose parents did not attend university
Jun
06
2019
  • The three-year agreement will provide funding for the University and benefit both students and the local community

Birmingham City University and Santander have signed a new three-year partnership agreement that will provide, among other support, scholarships to enable students of the university to enhance their leadership skills and graduate employability.

Jun
01
2019
  • The three-year agreement will provide funding of £100,000 over three years benefitting both students and the local community
  • Initiatives include supporting students from the University’s new School of Medicine, due to open in September 2019
Jul
10
2018
  • Finalists of the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards announced
  • Top prize of £25,000 up for grabs at the national final in London this November
  • Over a quarter of students run or plan to run a business whilst they are at university

The UK’s most entrepreneurial students are unveiled today, each of whom are in with a chance to receive up to £25,000 worth of seed funding. Amongst the finalists of the eighth annual Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Awards may be the nation’s next great business success story.

Jul
11
2016
  • Students can earn up to 3% interest with the 1|2|3 Student Current Account
  • The account also offers a free 4-year Santander 16-25 Railcard, saving students up to £7521
  • Student bank of choice2
  • Students whose parents have Santander Home Insurance can have their belongings covered under their parents policy3 whilst living away at University
Mar
01
2016
  • Santander Group will award 36,381 scholarships this year to students in all countries in which it operates, 6,807 of them in the UK.
  • The scholarship programme, through the Bank’s Santander Universities division, is the largest international programme of its kind developed by a commercial enterprise.
  • In the past five years, Santander Group has allocated 695 million euros to Higher Education programmes and projects and has awarded about 140,000 scholarships.