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Reasons to work with us

We’re a partner of choice for over 6,000 organisations within the private, public and third sectors. Our partners include Aecom, BioCity, Morgan Sindall, Refinitiv, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust and Fujitsu. Here's why they choose us.

Specsavers Placement Student

We provide fresh new talent

Access our pool of over 26,000 talented students and 8,000 new graduates.

We ensure all students have the practical skills and experience needed by businesses. All NTU courses offer work experience, around 150 courses are accredited by professional bodies, and we are in the top 10 universities for the number of students taking year-long placements (HESA 2015/16).

Recruit our students and graduates

workforce development

We develop skilled workforces

We run in-company degrees, helping clients like Rolls-Royce, Barclays Bank and Experian to recruit, select and develop their employees.

Our degree apprenticeships have been created with industry to ensure we are delivering the skills and knowledge that companies need. We have provided apprenticeship training to over 60 employers so far.

We can also provide short courses and specialist in-house training to keep current employees up-to-date.

specialist facilities

We drive change through research and innovation

We offer a flexible and dynamic consultancy service which provides the information, resources and expertise to make business decisions.

We can work on a contract or collaborative basis, or embed our knowledge into your organisation with a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP). We can also help companies access collaborative funding.

Research and innovation

THE University of the Year 2017

We're award-winning

We use our expertise every day to help companies big and small find solutions to their business challenges. Our strong engagement with employers has been recognised through numerous awards including:

The Hive

We bring business ideas to life

We have supported over 400 start-up companies since 2001. Almost 70% of those businesses are still trading and prospering.

Our purpose-built centre for entrepreneurship, The Hive, enables clients to test their ideas in a safe environment, offering advice, training, facilities and networking opportunities.

Support for enterprise and entrepreneurs

Debbie Bryan

We help SMEs grow

Since 2008, we have helped over 1,400 SMEs to get the right assistance.

Our range of dedicated programmes support SMEs from start-up to scale-up, providing help with funding, student and graduate employment, innovation and leadership development.

Support for SMEs

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