Business Engagement

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Professional & Learning DEVELOPMENT

USW delivers training opportunities to help you realise your potential and improve performance.

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Designed to enable learning, at any stage of your career, we provide professional programmes ranging from one-day short courses to accreditations or Postgraduate qualifications.

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Consultancy & Knowledge EXCHANGE

Taking a collaborative approach to work is the key to generating success.

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We help businesses to develop their projects, broaden perspectives and find new ways to solve complex business problems. Our experts are leading researchers in areas ranging from Sustainable Energy to Crime & Justice or Computer Forensics.

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Engage with Students & GRADUATES

Our Careers Service will connect you with tomorrow's talent. 

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Employers benefit in many ways from offering work experience opportunities, securing student or graduate placements, attending employer events on campus to engage with our student community or provide invaluable input on employer panels. 

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Thought Leaders

Many of our academics engage with policy makers in influential advisory roles. 

The University also runs a wide range of events to encourage involvement in policy development and to foster civic engagement.

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Knowledge Transfer PARTNERSHIPS

For organisations who want to strategically develop by identifying a solution, improving a process or developing a new product whilst partnering with the University. CCSO KTP Home Page

Projects lasting between 6 months and 3 years are supported with up to 75% funding available.

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For Academics and BUSINESS

Funding for businessBusinesses can leverage funding for collaborative projects with the University. 

Many of these programmes are designed to encourage and assist companies and organisations using services available whilst utilising funding to make the project more affordable.

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Innovating with partners to share risks and rewards

We identify and protect Intellectual Property arising from research and work with industrial partners and financial investors to progress its commercialisation. 

IPAround 20 new IP disclosures are received each year from academics in a wide variety of research areas.

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Business SUPPORT

Our mission is to help passionate entrepreneurs add value to the economy. We enable our staff and students foster their innovative business idea that will impact our societies today and tomorrow.
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The USW Conference team provide venues suitable for small and large conferences, meetings, training seminars, exhibitions, team building, award ceremonies, dinners and residential stays.

Facilities are suitable for as few as 2 attendees, to as many as 1200 delegates.  All venues are easily accessible and ideally located in South Wales.

To enhance its teaching and the application of learning, the University has invested in superb facilities

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USW Exchange

A purpose built centre will see the model of facilitated networking, diagnostic sessions, growth seminars and other activities happening to enable Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Social Enterprises and Community Partnerships to benefit from a menu of support services that will be run by academics and students. 

USW Exchange has a rich network of partners already positioned to support this initiative, helping businesses to unlock local expert advice whilst also acting as sign posting agents to our services. 

Our partners will be also helping to deliver workshops in collaboration with students and academics, creating a real-life simulation zone.

The aim of USW Exchange is to ease access to business advice,  provide placements and create graduate roles, research services, mentoring opportunities and also training options to businesses that are serious about creating their own talent pipeline through our students at the University of South Wales.

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The University of South Wales has a vibrant team of business focused academic and support staff who engage with Business within all sectors. 

Across its four Faculties, the University has a broad depth of academic staff who are geared up to utilise their expertise to address the varied and broad needs of enquiries from Business that we receive. 

Talk to us about ways in which we can work with your organisation. 

Contact the Research & Business Engagement Team on +44 (0)1443 482482 or by email.


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