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.

Planning policy placements

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The Agency Project, which has been running for nearly 30 years at UWE Bristol is a work-based placement module that students on BA (Hons) Architecture & Planning, Master of Planning and MSc Planning Major Projects programmes undertake for 5-6 weeks commencing around mid-April each year….

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GIS & remote sensing applications

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UWE Bristol is looking for live project briefs on a spatial research project which gets presented in an online ESRI Story Map by final year Geography students. Briefs can come from any sort of organisation. In the past, students have worked on projects for Bedminister Community…

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Sustainable development projects

By | Skills on offer

Students on MSc Sustainable Development in Practice and Environmental Management courses at UWE Bristol undertake a 30 day project on a quasi-consultancy basis. These students can offer a wide range of skills to businesses, research organisations or voluntary and third sector organisations. In the past…

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Planning & urban design placement

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UWE Bristol students from Architecture & Planning BA and Masters in Planning are available for 5-6 week placements commencing around mid-April each year. They can work individually or as part of a team, supporting your organisation with the implementation of planning policy. In previous years,…

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Business Consultancy

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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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Physics Research Challenge

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BSc Physics students at the University of Bristol opt to take an Industrial Group Project as part of their final year. Students work in small teams to investigate a physics-related problem set out by an industrial/community partner. These projects happen over a semester and students…

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Software & App Development

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University of Bristol Computer Science students develop their skills in a simulated software consultancy role for a real world client. This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals and organisations to benefit from free software or app development whilst giving students an opportunity to practice the…

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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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