Business Ideas for University Students

A university student can be engaged in profitable business activities without loss of his/her studies. There are university students who are earning thousands of dollars from their business along with their studies. It is the best way to test the entrepreneurial skills during the university studies. Venturing into business means that you a student is starting out on the right foot. All the university students are not from wealthy families, in fact, their families not even afford their higher studies, their studies are a burden for their families. That’s why these students need some source of income for their studies as well as for their families. There are several business ideas for university students some of them are given below:

Delivery Rider or Driver

This is not a new sort of business. This has taken rise in last decade. There are companies which are providing services of Cycle, Bike, Rickshaw, and Car. To have these services you just need a smartphone. These services are taken through the applications. Customer and service provider must have the android mobile phone. For the university students, this is a suitable business. If they have their own vehicle then they would be able to have higher earnings. If they do not possess their vehicle they need to have a driving license. Time is decided before starting the business that a student can afford how much time for the business.

Tea Stall

University students can manage a tea stall at small scale. The tea stall is short/part time business. Students need to have a partnership in this business or can have entrepreneurship. In this setup, an attractive location is needed with a different or unique name. The presentation should be extraordinary, open air environment would attract the customers. There should no compromise on the quality of tea. Ingredients of tea (Milk, Tea bags etc) should pure which create taste in tea. This is low investment high return business for university students.

Mobile Burger Shop

This is another outdoor business for university students. Burgers are liked by an elite and middle-class people of the community. This business also has low investment and high return. Turnover of this business is handsome. If you are not intended for high profits and provide reasonable stuff in your product than sales of the business will automatically be high. An increase in sales will result in high profits. Mobile Burger shops are movable to any location. Students are not time bind in this type of business.

Auto Dealing

Auto dealing is also a good business for university students. It includes helping in sale and purchase of cars, jeeps, and other vehicles. It has an investment of time and skill/knowledge in the field of automobiles. Students need to have sufficient/updated knowledge of the external and internal parts of the automobiles. They should have the extraordinary dealing skills with the concerned parties.

Students Projects/Thesis

University senior students can also utilize the opportunity making projects/thesis/research papers of junior students. This is a low investment but needs too much attention and hard work in short time. Some students are reluctant to do their homework due to their other activities like they are involved in sports of the university. Some students are a week in their studies due to absence from classes. An intelligent and hardworking student can take the advantage of this opportunity.


Photography is an art. If you are good in this field have a passion for growth. In this business, you need to have a high-quality digital camera. You must know which location is to capture. There are several websites who purchase the snaps of their demand. This business idea is attractive for a university student.


These days parents are looking for a good tutor for their child. This is one of the best small business ideas for the students whom can start their business without capital. If you’ve already taken a few classes in your major, then there are bound to be students who want to know what you do and may pay you to be taught. They also say that teaching someone else is a great way for you to remember the information you’re teaching.

Local Tour Guide

University students having good awareness can have the opportunity of being a local tour guide. Secondly, if the university is situated in the well known or beautiful area of the world then there would be too many chances of tourism as well creates the opportunity of the guide.

SEO Consulting

SEO consulting is one of the profitable business ideas for students having knowledge in SEO. The SEO is becoming too much famous in university students. Students can do SEO if he has skills of making websites traffic as well as getting high ranking of websites in their specified field. SEO consultant serves the industry as internet marketing expert.

When people search for specifics in search engines, websites that appear and come on the first few pages, are the sites that usually attract maximumly traffics.  Search engine optimization is a process to get the website ranking higher in search engines like Google, Yahoo, and Bing. Every day there are thousands of websites, that are created and maximum fails to survive because of the lack of knowledge about internet marketing.

Web Designing

Web designing business opportunity is perfect for students who are professionally expert in website designing and has basic knowledge of HTML coding, graphic designing and copywriting. The different areas of web designing business include web graphic design, interface design, user experience design, web development and search engine optimization. In web designing, one needs to have creative skills. He/she needs to make the website different/unique as well as user-friendly.


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