Reaching beyond accepted thinking and conventional ways of working

Stride makes space for creativity and innovation to thrive in South London. We create opportunity, develop talent and support creative and tech enterprises.

Talent

Decode My Future

Learn practical web development and digital skills to boost your career

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Talent

Fastrackers

A 10-week course to fast-track learning the skills needed to work in the games industry

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Talent

Step Into Work

Practical hands-on training for Film and TV careers

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Talent

Emerge

Looking to turn your passion for music into a career? Apply now

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Talent

Launch London

Support for refugees and asylum seekers to learn the digital skills required to start careers in Salesforce

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Success story

Meet Letitia Seglah

Letitia and her co-founders met at OneTech’s StartUp 54, an intensive 3 day event bringing tech entrepreneurs together to form teams, come up with ideas and build a start up from scratch. They formed Finanshria, an online marketplace to match the Islamic community with Islamic finance solutions.

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Knowledge Exchange Event

Barrier Breakers: Talent Scout

Here are the highlights from our fantastic Barrier Breakers: Talent Scout event - taking a frank look at the issues, debating solutions, championing underserved creative and tech talent, inspiring communities and celebrating successes.

_Latest news & events
Event, Free / Wed 30 Nov 2022
Event

Stride Barrier Breakers – A Celebration Event

This event is a celebration of entrepreneurship and talent, championing the people that have taken part in Stride’s programmes so far.

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Creative / Wed 13 Jul 2022

Spotlight Series: UAL Creative Futures Programme

Stride sat down with UAL to discover more about their exciting business programme and how it benefits young founders in South London.

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Starting Up / Thu 16 Jun 2022

Access free business support with Wayfinder

Wayfinder is a free business programme helping small businesses in Wandsworth, Southwark and Lambeth find trusted expert advice and support.

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Develop New Skills / Thu 05 May 2022

Join Iconic Step’s Music Video Production course

Get an insight into being a music video director

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Starting Up / Fri 29 Apr 2022

Join The Bootstrap School to grow your business

Are you looking to scale your business without having to raise venture funding? 

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Creative / Mon 04 Apr 2022

£1.1 million retrofit of 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning

198 CAL's million-pound renovation was recently highlighted in leading industry publication Architects Journal

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_So far we have delivered

800+ ››

Over 800 attendees at 4 knowledge exchange events

55k ››

Over 55,000 sq ft new workspace

450+ ››

Over 450 new jobs in South London

400+ ››

Over 400 entrepreneurs and businesses supported

_Who is Stride?

Backed by the London Boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth. Stride campaigns to build networks that inspire imaginations, encourage collaboration and the exchange of knowledge.

We want South London to be a leading centre for innovation, now and long into the future.

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