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Working in partnership with York St John

York St John University has a track record of working with businesses to help improve their performance, and a commitment to building strong business partnerships and supporting local economic growth.

Whether you are a new business start-up, SME or major employer working in the public or private sector or the voluntary sector, York St John has a wide range of expertise and knowledge available to support your business needs. We can offer a range of services that includes: Research and development expertise to help you innovate and grow, professional training for your workforce and access to recruitment opportunities for talented students and graduates.

We welcome opportunities to work collaboratively with businesses and strategic partners across the city, the wider region, nationally and internationally.

For further information about the range of services that are available, email z.wilde@yorksj.ac.uk to talk through your requirements or click on the following links.


Business Services

Accessing Talent

Recruiting students and graduates. Advertising internships, work placements, volunteer opportunities.

Consultancy and Research Opportunities

Access to world leading academic researchers and business professionals.

Training and Professional Development

Professional study and short courses to enhance and develop the skills of your workforce.

Course Development and Accreditation

Innovative Higher Education opportunities to develop your workforce - designed and validated in partnership with your organisation

Tailored learning for practitioners and professionals in health and wellbeing

Conferencing & Meeting Facilities

Access to space, facilities and services on campus.


Featured Business Events

December 09Wednesday 09 December 2015

Business School Masterclass Series

'What makes our business special' by Alastair MacColl, Chief Executive of BE Group



Expertise across the University

External Engagement

Fay Treloar

Zoe Wilde
External Engagement Co-ordinator

Faculty of Arts

Stuart Page
Associate Dean (Development)

Vanessa Simmons
Project & Outreach Officer

Business School

Christine Mortimer
Head of International & Business Engagement

Betsy Whitwam-Kirkup
Business Development Officer

Ruth Atacocugu
Communications & Events Officer

Faculty of Health & Life Sciences

Ruth Weatherill
Business Development Manager

Emma Gilmartin
Business Development & Communications Officer

Faculty of Education & Theology

Katie Simpson
Head of Partnership Development

Pauline Milner
Development Assistant


Our partners