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 works closely with industry partners, social ventures and startups to develop client-led briefs. These partnerships provide the opportunity for students to develop practical skills and…

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Social Sciences Placements

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University of Bristol Social Sciences students undertake a 10-day placement between November and March each academic year, this is a great opportunity for your organisation to gain additional capacity to deliver a time-bound project or relevant set of tasks. Students learn by applying the academic theory they learn in the classroom…

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Recruit Volunteers

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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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Community engagement in planning

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Does your organisation or community want to share information with the public about a planning issue? As part of their assessed module work, UWE Bristol Planning students create community engagement posters to generate public interest in a planning issue in a given neighbourhood. We are…

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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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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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