Engage with Us

We can work with you in a number of ways from collaboration on a research and development project, provision of a bespoke consultancy project, joint submission for external funding to a knowledge transfer partnership.

Our academic experts can help you identify new ways of working, diagnose and solve your technical issues and use cutting edge technologies to improve your existing products or create new ones and provide intelligent analysis of your data and information to meet your business needs.

Many of our students take the opportunity to undertake a placement between their second and third years of study. Employing placement students can bring a fresh perspective and up to date skills and knowledge to your business. We can also help you find the right Northumbria Graduate for your organisation.

Finally to help realise the full potential of your organisation’s staff we can offer continuous professional development to enable them to maintain and enhance their skill levels. Our offer combines industry and company specific insights with cutting edge knowledge from our expert staff. Delivery can be at the university, at your organisation, using and online system or combination of these.

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Continuing Professional Development

Few employers would question the benefits of staff training. However, low training budgets and a lack of time often stand as barriers. With this in mind, we provide a range of specialised learning experiences to suit your business.

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Consultancy

It’s a situation that many businesses face on occasion. A job needs doing, but capacity or relevant expertise isn’t available in house. Fortunately, we can be your ‘twelfth man or woman’. Our leading academics are on hand to run projects or work alongside you across a wide range of sectors.

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Higher and Degree Apprenticeships

In April 2017 the way apprenticeships are funded is changing meaning all employers with a payroll of over £3 million will automatically pay an Apprenticeship Levy. Degree Apprenticeships are a new Government Initiative, bringing together the best of higher and vocational training.

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Executive Coaching

Mentoring and executive coaching is a cost-effective, practical way to boost professional development within business. It can help retain staff, develop leaders and enhance individual career development.

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Kit & Equipment

At Northumbria, we don’t just offer space. We can save your business time and money by providing the tools to help you bridge the gap between research and development.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships support businesses wishing to make a strategic change requiring expertise not currently available in-house. By participating in a KTP, businesses collaborate with the University to improve competitiveness, productivity and performance.

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Research & Development

Collaborative research and development (R&D) sees businesses and our researchers working together on innovative projects in strategically important areas. Contract research is where a business commissions the University's researchers to work on a specific challenge.

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Student & Graduate Enterprise

Student and Graduate Enterprise is a unique service providing free enterprise skills training and start up support across the University’s community of students and graduates.

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Recruit our Students and Graduates

The Careers and Employment Service at Northumbria are specialists in connecting our employable students and graduates with regional, national and international employers and organisations.

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