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Enterprise and Employability

Provide opportunities for all students to develop employability and enterprise skills to achieve their career potential and satisfy employer needs.

 

Key Objectives for 2012-15:

  • Embed employability and enterprise skills through research informed and/or industry-led academic programmes.
  • Develop strong relationships with employers to enhance student, staff and graduate development opportunities.
  • Ensure that all students have access to high quality careers education, information, advice and guidance to prepare them for work in the global market.
  • Encourage, reward and celebrate student engagement and participation in extra-curricular activities.
  • Engage Alumni to enhance student opportunities whilst developing their own career and leadership skills.
  • Increase opportunities and support for student enterprise, innovation and business start-up.
  • Further develop our programme of graduate and undergraduate internships and other work-related opportunities.
  • Communicate our employability and enterprise offer.
  • Develop opportunities for effective knowledge transfer and research to support the local, regional and national economies.

 

Darrell Hooper“The Phoenix Centre’s support for fledgling businesses is a great way of bringing the University and business together. We have provided the starting blocks for many successful new businesses over the last three years and raised the entrepreneurial ambitions of our own students.”

Darrell Hooper
Phoenix Centre Manager

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