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Sam McKay and Adam Lawton, regional business engagement officers at the University of Northampton, lead a tour of the new-look business support section on the university website.

IN THE ever-evolving landscape of business, staying ahead means embracing innovation and leveraging every available resource to propel growth.

Adam Lawton.

We are thrilled to announce that we have recently updated our website. We now have a dedicated business ’button’ on the home screen of the university website to make access easier and clearer for all business services: northampton.ac.uk/business

We have also taken the opportunity to update and enhance the content within the business section. The new simplified tile design will easily guide businesses to our full suite of services:


Here you can develop your understanding of the university’s academic offer and how we can partner with businesses through our various institutes, centres and groups.


Sam McKay.

Finding the right talent is paramount to success. Bring fresh thinking to your business and gain access to a pool of qualified candidates curated to match your specific industry requirements.

Whether you are seeking seasoned professionals or fresh talent, the University of Northampton platform connects you with individuals who are primed to make an impact from day one. There are many ways to do this, from internships to graduate placements.

Unitemps Northampton offers temporary staffing across various sectors, tapping into a vast database of professionals, support staff and tradespeople to meet your business needs.

If you are looking to advertise a graduate role, use our free internal jobs board to post vacancies.

Student Futures provides our students with various events to enhance their experience, learn about available opportunities, and further their skill set. To find out how to register your interest for our career fairs, contact .

Industry Forums

Collaboration breeds innovation and our Industry Forums foster a vibrant community where businesses can engage in meaningful discussions, share insights and stay abreast of the latest trends shaping their respective sectors.

Exchange ideas, forge valuable partnerships and gain valuable perspectives from industry peers, all within a space designed to facilitate growth and knowledge exchange.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

In today’s fast-paced world, staying ahead requires continuous learning and adaptation. Our Knowledge Transfer Partnerships offer a unique opportunity for businesses to collaborate with us and access cutting-edge research and expertise. Whether you are looking to develop new products, enhance processes or tackle industry challenges, our KTPs provide the framework for meaningful collaboration that drives tangible results.

Continuing Professional Development

Investing in the professional development of your workforce is essential for maintaining a competitive edge. CPD resources at the University of Northampton offer a comprehensive suite of training modules, workshops, and certification programmes designed to enhance skills, foster leadership, and propel career growth.

Empower your employees to reach their full potential while equipping your business with the expertise needed to thrive in today’s dynamic marketplace.


Sometimes, navigating complex challenges requires outside expertise. Our consultancy services connect businesses with seasoned professionals who possess the knowledge and experience to address a wide range of strategic, operational, and technical issues. From market analysis to process optimisation, our consultants work collaboratively with you to develop tailored solutions that drive sustainable growth and maximise efficiency.


A conducive environment is essential for fostering creativity, productivity and innovation. The University of Northampton has facilities and state-of-the-art equipment that offer valuable opportunities for businesses across a broad range of industries and sectors.

From specialist equipment to support innovation through to spaces for conferences, training, team building and filming, our facilities offer flexible solutions for your individual requirements.

Our business pages are regularly updated to ensure you can find the most up to date information about our events, sessions and forums as well as contact details for the business teams. Whether you are seeking top talent, knowledge exchange, professional development, or strategic guidance, our platform provides the tools and support needed to propel your business to new heights.

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