Top 10 Business Ideas for Students in Colleges, Polytechnics & Universities in Nigeria

Top 5 Business Ideas for Students in Colleges, Polytechnics & Universities in Nigeria and Others


Top 10 Business Ideas for Students in Colleges, Polytechnics & Universities in Nigeria

I guess you are a student for clicking on this article, and I know you are interested in venturing into a business to support your education, don’t worry. Make sure you read this article till the end.

You will pick one or two among “the top 10 business ideas” I have for you as a student. Do you know that as a student, there is no amount of pocket money you can be given from home that can sustain you when you are not from a wealthy family? That means it’s cool to hustle to assist your parent, Maintain yourself, and focus more on your studies.

Here are My Top 10 Business Ideas for Students


If you can find a means of transportation by acquiring, for instance, a motorcycle or even a bicycle, you can brand yourself into this business.

All you have to do is look for a store owner to partner with and offer a personal delivery aspect of their sales to their customers in need of them.

2. Laundry Services:

Some students find it hard to wash their clothes themselves, Or some might not have enough time to do so regularly.

So you could start a laundry service to take care of these your fellow students. But you have to charge less as they also survive on pocket money. This business is very lucrative. All you need is to get a cheap washing machine or wash it on your own for the main time.

3. Computer Centre Services:

School is a learning center where students write projects and assignments and usually need to typeset and print.

So this business idea is highly demanding on campus. It’s simple to do; you can get yourself a laptop and a printer to get started.

4. Photography:

Photography is a lucrative business because most students love taking pictures, especially ladies, for their birthday parties.

Also, students take passports on campus. So if you can get yourself an affordable DSLR camera, watch some online photography tutorials, you are good to go.

5. Social Media Influencer:

A social media influencer is a social media user who has established credibility. If you can gather many followers on social media, you can become a social media influencer to promote brands for companies’ goods and services. This business idea can eventually turn you into a celebrity.

6. Tutoring:

Are you skilled in teaching? Then you can engage yourself in tutoring other students, especially those in your faculty that are either in the lower classes or classmates. These classes can be scheduled for evening time or weekend basis.

7. Freelance Writing:

By now, I’m guessing you know that most entrepreneurial moves usually reflect the entrepreneur’s unique skill set. There are a lot of bloggers out there who need those who can write articles or content for them. You can engage yourself in writing articles for bloggers and get paid immediately.

8. Graphic design:

As a graphic designer, you can earn a lot of money from your knowledge. You can engage yourself in designing handbills, flyers, and so on for small-scale businesses. You will also be needed in your school to create posters, handbills, and banners during the student union election. This will fetch you a lot of money that can be used for a long time.

9. Hair Making:

As a hairdresser with know-how, you can earn little money to take care of your basic needs by engaging yourself in making hair for your friends and colleagues in school. You can also look for hair salons that need hairstyles on a weekend basis and take your weekend to make some money.

10. Blogging:

You can set up a website or blog for yourself and ensure you upload excellent and quality content on it. You can earn a lot of money from blogging, especially if you are lucky enough to get your site approved by Google (Adsense).

Other things you can do that can earn you money include:

11. Sports training (Coaching).

12. Event planning/Decoration.


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