Download Start Up 2019-20 guidance notes

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Download Start Up guidance notes

Download Start Up guidance notes 2019-20 – accessible version (screen-reader friendly)

You apply online, but if you want to see the questions before starting:
Download the Start Up 2019-20 questions.


Applying to Bristol (SSE Dartington)? Please download these guidance notes. The content is the same but SSE Dartington is additionally funded by ERDF.


How do I apply?

  1. Check you are eligible and that the programme is a good fit for you, by reading the guidance notes.
  2. Apply online at
  3. The guidance notes explain the application process in full.

We recommend applying in good time ahead of the deadline (12pm, Wednesday 27th March) so we can help you if you have any questions.