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School of Geography

Linking with industry

Opportunities for corporate engagement

We work closely with a wide range of employers across commercial, industrial and public sectors. Our students benefit from:

  • Employer presentations, careers events, guest lectures
  • Work placement opportunities
  • External supervision of student projects
  • Graduate employment opportunities

Proven consultancy expertise

We are proud of the links we have fostered outside the academic community with industrial, commercial and public sector organisations.

Our research is influencing the policy of both national governments and international organisations.

Why employers rate our ‘Year in industry’ scheme

We have strong relationships with high profile companies, local authorities and not for profit organisations who each year place our students as part of this scheme. Our students offer:

  • Research, report writing and presentation skills
  • Project and time management skills
  • Enthusiasm, commitment and talent