Students will bring range of transferable skills and attributes to your organisation. These include networking, communications, analytical skills, teamwork; alongside a mix of passion, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn new things.

The image on the right gives a rough guide to the annual student cycle. Don’t worry if your project does not fit with this timeline, get in touch to discuss it with us and we’ll try our best to make it work!

The list below gives you more details about specific opportunities and funding available to work with students. If you don’t see what you are looking for then please get in touch to discuss your needs.

Design Thinking Consultancy

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University of Bristol Innovation & Entrepreneurship students develop design thinking solutions for clients as part of their course. The Centre of Innovation & Entrepreneurship works closely with industry partners, social ventures and startups to develop client-led briefs. These partnerships provide the opportunity for students to…

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Software & App Development

By | Building, Skills on offer

University of Bristol Computer Science students develop software solutions (including apps) for clients as part of their Computer Science in the city unit. Come along to our showcase event to hear about the projects students have completed and find out about how you can benefit from free software…

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Recruit Volunteers

By | Skills on offer

Students volunteer in their own time, outside of their studies, to support charities, community groups and other not-for-profit organisations. Both universities have professional volunteering services, which help to broker and promote volunteering opportunities to all students. Volunteers can provide longer-term regular support, or act as a…

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Dissertation Research Questions

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Undergraduate and Postgraduate students from both universities usually undertake an in-depth independent research project in the final year of their degree programme. Students will be supervised by an academic staff member. If you have a research idea that a student could explore, or you are…

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£3k for community projects

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UWE Bristol Fund - Community project grant applications open The UWE Bristol Fund is offering grants of up to £3,000 for projects which will enhance student learning (inside or outside of the curriculum) through practical, community-based activities. Applications must be led by a current UWE...
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Funded Internships

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Match funding is available from both universities to support organisations to provide quality work experience opportunities for students. Varying levels of funding are available for part- and full-time student and graduate internships. We have developed guidance on funding, recruiting and supporting meaningful student internships: Funding, recruiting…

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Business Consultancy

By | Skills on offer

University of Bristol and UWE Bristol have opportunities for local organisations to gain free business support from students. Projects typically involve students undertaking research with the host organisation to deliver a project that explores a real business need. University of Bristol Do you need help creating…

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Social Media Campaigns & Strategies

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UWE Computer Science and Creative Technologies are seeking organisations who would like a social media campaign or strategy designed for them in partnership with students. The MSc module in Social Media and Web Science runs from January to April 2018. Deliverables will include: A strategy…

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Launch of StudioPlace West

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StudioPlace West is a new venture from UWE Bristol’s Geography & Environmental Management Department (GEM) which includes undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in geography, planning, civil engineering and environmental management. StudioPlace West offers voluntary and paid student project work for community groups as well as other…

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