Engagement, Careers and Employability

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The University of Suffolk is a business embracing organisation committed to working with you to help your business grow through innovation, enterprise and knowledge exchange.  You can access the best in graduate talent and academic expertise here to accelerate your growth and development. We want to work with you to ensure the University works for business and employers, continuing to have a demonstrable economic impact on our locality and further afield whilst learning from you and bringing you into our community.

We can provide access to students, graduates, apprentices, state of the art facilities, Innovation Labs at University of Suffolk, meeting room hire, business networks, funding opportunities, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, CPD and short courses, events and enterprise skills development, consultancy and collaborative research to name but some of the opportunities available when you choose to work with University of Suffolk.

There are no barriers to working with University of Suffolk to grow your business regardless of whether you are an SME or a larger organisation. In fact there is more funding and drivers than ever before for business to engage with higher education, realising the targets of the Industrial Strategy, and making an impact on the productivity and economic success story of a region.  The team at University of Suffolk understand the needs and timescales of businesses wishing to compete in an ever competitive environment. Being a young University is an enabler here as we are able to move fast to help meet the needs of our business community. 

Our digital booklet highlights some of the key successes and impacts from the University of Suffolk's Business Engagement, Careers and Employability directorate in the year 2022 to 2023.

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Our Impact in 2022/23

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Innovation Labs

Innovation Labs at University of Suffolk is the our focal point for developing new entrepreneurs and innovative Start Ups. As well as hot-desk space, we have meeting, seminar rooms and digital equipment available available to members and non-members. And as part of the wider Innovation Labs group, we offer wraparound support to members.

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What We Offer

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What We Offer

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What We Offer

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What We Offer

  • The Careers, Employability and Enterprise Service provides students with the information, advice and guidance they need before, during and after graduating.

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  • We are focused on building long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with regional organisations that create a positive impact on our community, and welcome your suggestions of new ways for us to do this.

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  • The Alumni Relations and Development Team continue to support and engage with our graduates long after they have completed their studies with us.

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  • Explore how you or your business could benefit from our range of activities such as innovation vouchers and internships.

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