Grads for Growth

Achieve more success for your business by teaming up with your local university

South West England has 13 universities that work in partnership via the Universities South West partnership to help you access highly skilled employees, expertise and commercial opportunities. These pages aim to facilitate collaborative working relationships between businesses and universities, providing a single gateway and an easy means of discovering the services, resources, initiatives and facilities on offer to assist your business. 

So please browse the site and if you are interested in finding out more about working with universities you can get in touch with us via the contact section to take the next step in creating valuable partnerships for mutual benefit.

Work with our universities to build and improve your workforce

What our universities can offer

Getting in touch with university centres of expertise

Collaborative projects between businesses and universities

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